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WASHINGTON— When Chris Christie privatized New Jersey's lottery two years ago, he said its new overseers would "modernize and maximize" the games. New Jersey lawmakers anticipated receiving nearly $1.04 billion in income from the lottery this year, a number reduced to just $955 million in a revised budget released this month. The lottery's woes are one piece of...
March 31- Web hosting company GoDaddy Inc has priced its initial public offering at $20 per share, above it previously indicated $17 to $19 per share range, valuing it at around $4.5 billion, including debt, according to underwriting sources. At this price, the IPO would raise $440 million. A GoDaddy spokesman did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
CALGARY, Alberta, March 31- Canada's Keyera Corp and midstream giant Kinder Morgan Inc plan to build 4.8 million barrels of new crude oil storage in the marketing hub of Edmonton, Alberta, Keyera said in a statement on Tuesday. The new terminal will be a 50-50 joint venture with Keyera's share of costs expected to be C $330 million, while Kinder Morgan will...
HOUSTON _ Willbros Group Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $36 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 5 cents per share. Willbros expects full-year revenue in the range of $1.4 billion to $1.6 billion.
SAN FRANCISCO— A California woman and her boyfriend say kidnappers entered their house in the middle of the night last week, abducted the woman and held her for ransom before releasing her two days later. At about 2 p.m. on March 23, 30- year-old physical therapist Aaron Quinn called police to report that his girlfriend was abducted from their San Francisco Bay...
*Oil prices weaken for third straight day. *Charter to buy Bright House for about $10 bln. NEW YORK, March 31- U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as energy and healthcare shares retreated, but the S&P 500 and Nasdaq registered their ninth straight quarterly advance.
March 31- Alloys maker Carpenter Technology Corp said on Tuesday that it will cut about 10 percent of its salaried workforce, or 200 jobs, to reduce costs amid weak oil and gas prices. Services to oil and gas companies accounted for about 16 percent of Carpenter Technology's adjusted sales in the second quarter ended Dec. 31. Carpenter Technology forecast a loss of...
SAN FRANCISCO, March 31- The United States feels China's yuan does not yet meet the standards for inclusion in the International Monetary Fund's basket of global currencies, Treasury Secretary Jack Lew said on Tuesday. Lew said that China had more work to do. Lew, who was returning from a trip to Beijing where he met with Chinese officials, repeated the U.S. view that...
Bank of America Corp. fell$. 13 or. 8 percent, to $15.39. Citigroup Inc. fell$. 12 or. 2 percent, to $51.52. US Bank fell$. 12 or. 3 percent, to $43.67.
Cigna Corp. fell$. 52 or. 4 percent, to $129.44. Humana Inc. fell $3.16 or 1.7 percent, to $178.02. UnitedHealth Group fell $2.71 or 2.2 percent, to $118.29.
Delta Air fell$. 60 or 1.3 percent, to $44.96. JetBlue Airways Corp. fell$. 11 or. 6 percent, to $19.25. Southwest Airlines Co. fell$. 28 or. 6 percent, to $44.30.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were down at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. fell$. 32 or 1.0 percent, to $32.65. Verizon Communications Inc. fell$. 49 or 1.0 percent, to $48.63.
Becton, Dickinson& Co. fell $2.05 or 1.4 percent, to $143.59. PerkinElmer fell$. 33 or. 6 percent, to $51.14. Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. fell $1.23 or. 9 percent, to $134.34.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume gainers on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. American Realty Investors Inc.: Approximately 14,100 shares changed hands, a 719.8 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares rose$. 22 or 4.3 percent to $5.39.
American Express Co. rose$. 33 or. 4 percent, to $78.12. Capital One Financial Corp. fell$. 38 or. 5 percent, to $78.82. Discover Financial Services fell$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $56.35.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top construction companies were down at the close of trading:. Fluor fell$. 73 or 1.3 percent, to $57.16. Quanta Services Inc. fell$. 30 or 1.0 percent, to $28.53.
Hecla Mining Co. fell$. 02 or. 7 percent, to $2.98. Pan American Silver Corp. fell$. 16 or 1.8 percent, to $8.77. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 13 or 2.8 percent, to $4.53.
Aflac Inc. fell$. 19 or. 3 percent, to $64.01. American International Group rose$. 11 or. 2 percent, to $54.79. MBIA rose$. 14 or 1.5 percent, to $9.30.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest volume decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. BlackRock Enhanced Government Income Fund Inc.: Approximately 1,400 shares changed hands, a 90.7 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corp. class A: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.5 decrease from its 65- day average...
Kroger fell$. 58 or. 8 percent, to $76.66. Supervalu rose$. 18 or 1.6 percent, to $11.63. Whole Foods Market Inc. fell$. 27 or. 5 percent, to $52.08.