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  • Stag reports 3Q results Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:03 PM ET

    BOSTON _ Stag Industrial Inc. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 37 cents per share. Analysts expected $42.6 million, according to Zacks.

  • Boston Beer posts 3Q profit Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 5:24 PM ET

    BOSTON _ Boston Beer Co. on Thursday reported earnings of $37.9 million, or $2.79 per share, in its third quarter. Boston Beer expects full-year earnings to be $6 to $6.40 per share. Boston Beer shares have dropped slightly more than 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Online stores fight Amazon for piece of retail pie Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon has a place in many Americans' lives because of its low prices and seemingly endless array of goods. But Amazon— which commands about 20 percent of all U.S. e-commerce— has its own problems, too. Here are ways to have an Amazon- like shopping experience while avoiding the behemoth itself.

  • Carbonite tops 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:31 AM ET

    BOSTON _ Carbonite Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $699,000 in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 1 cent per share. Carbonite expects full-year results to range from a loss of 1 cent per share to earnings of 1 cent per share, with revenue ranging from $122.4 million to $122.8 million.

  • Iron Mountain misses 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    BOSTON _ Iron Mountain Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $66,000. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 39 cents per share. Analysts expected $781.8 million, according to Zacks.

  • Although Paris- listed, the firm has less than a quarter of its employees in France, while a majority of its shareholders are to be found outside the country. However, comments from the ex-CEO himself and sources close to the board made clear that his decision to move to Boston from Paris in June, and to consider cutting jobs in France without sharing the ideas at the...

  • American Tower misses 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:33 AM ET

    BOSTON _ American Tower Corp. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $207.6 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 cents per share. Analysts expected $1.03 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Roster of largest TIGER grants Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 3:22 AM ET

    The Transportation Department doled out $584 million in September for 72 so-called TIGER grants for transportation projects. —$25 million to help fund a replacement bridge spanning Democratic-held districts in Maine and New Hampshire. —$24 million for the Mountain Parkway in an eastern Kentucky district represented by House Appropriations Committee...

  • A handful of the Nov. 4 races such as the dead heat in Illinois, possibly the most fiscally dysfunctional state, shape up as de facto referendums on reform and their results could make municipal bond investors alter their bets. "People are not so much voting for governor in some of these states but how they want the pensions addressed," said Craig Brandon, Co-Director...

  • Yellen reins in Fed hawks with a few choice words Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 4:59 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO/ NEW YORK, Oct 29- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen persuaded two hawkish colleagues to join her pledge on Wednesday to keep interest rates low for a long while, winning them over by sounding an optimistic tone on the U.S. job market and inflation. Charles Plosser and Richard Fisher, chiefs of the regional Philadelphia and Dallas Fed banks,...

  • McGraw Hill Financial Inc took a $60 million charge in the third quarter for a possible accord, which is unrelated to the U.S. Department of Justice's $5 billion lawsuit against S&P. The charge contributed to a 12 percent decline in McGraw Hill's profit from a year earlier. In July, McGraw Hill disclosed that it had received a "Wells notice" from the U.S. Securities...

  • McGraw Hill Financial Inc took a $60 million charge in the third quarter for a possible accord, which is unrelated to the U.S. Department of Justice's $5 billion lawsuit against S&P. The charge contributed to a 12 percent decline in McGraw Hill's profit from a year earlier. In July, McGraw Hill had disclosed that it had received a "Wells notice" from the U.S....

  • UPDATE 6-French drugmaker Sanofi sacks CEO, shares drop Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 12:36 PM ET

    *Sanofi board says not changing company's strategy. PARIS, Oct 29- Sanofi's board ousted its chief executive of six years on Wednesday, criticising him for an authoritarian management style that was often popular with investors as he lifted the French drugmaker onto the global stage. Sanofi said it would continue the international expansion pursued under...

  • New ownership for bike shares in NYC, elsewhere Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:48 AM ET

    NEW YORK— New York City's bike-sharing program is getting new owners who will improve service and double the system's size within three years, officials announced Tuesday. "Anyone who uses Citi Bike regularly knows that it should be more reliable, it should be easier to use and it should be accessible to more of the city," said newly minted bike-share CEO Jay Walder,...

  • UPDATE 1-Behind the scenes of Sanofi's boardroom bust up Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 8:25 AM ET

    PARIS, Oct 29- A boardroom tussle brewing for months at Sanofi came to a head on Wednesday when France's top drugmaker fired its chief executive, wiping more billions off its share price. While the showdown played out in leaks to national newspapers has stunned investors as a "how not to do it" guide to corporate governance, the writing was on the wall in the...

  • UPDATE 4-French drugmaker Sanofi sacks CEO Viehbacher Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 5:42 AM ET

    *Sanofi board says not changing company's strategy. PARIS, Oct 29- Sanofi's board ousted its chief executive of six years at a special meeting on Wednesday, two days after it emerged he had fallen out with the French drugmaker's chairman, wiping more billions off its market value. The board said Sanofi would continue the strategy of international expansion...

  • Cabot beats 4Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 5:03 AM ET

    BOSTON _ Cabot Corp. on Wednesday reported profit of $33 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 83 cents per share. Analysts expected $933.3 million, according to Zacks.

  • Sanofi ousts CEO over management style, sales drop Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 4:37 AM ET

    PARIS— French drugmaker Sanofi sacked its CEO Wednesday following a board room rift over his way of handling one of France's largest publicly traded companies. Christopher Viehbacher, the first non-Frenchman to lead Sanofi, was dismissed after six years running the company that traces its roots to the early 19th century. He orchestrated the $20 billion...

  • Boston Properties reports 3Q results Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 6:48 PM ET

    BOSTON _ Boston Properties Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.37 per share. Boston Properties expects full-year funds from operations to be $5.24 to $5.26 per share.

  • Wynn reports 3Q drop in Macau, rise in Las Vegas Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:53 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Las Vegas was good to Wynn Resorts Ltd. in the third quarter but not enough to make up for a stormy three months in Macau. Wynn reported Tuesday that the company's revenue dropped 1.4 percent to $1.37 billion in the quarter as gains in Vegas were offset by a decline in Macau, its biggest market. A majority of Wynn Resorts revenue— $942 million in the third...