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  • Barracuda reports 4Q loss Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:18 PM ET

    CAMPBELL, Calif. _ Barracuda Networks Inc. on Monday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss of $68.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 6 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $71.8 million.

  • Alexandria Real Estate Equities reports 1Q results Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:16 PM ET

    PASADENA, Calif. _ Alexandria Real Estate Equities Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.27 per share. Alexandria Real Estate Equities expects full-year funds from operations to be $5.17 to $5.27 per share.

  • Procera reports 1Q loss Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:12 PM ET

    FREMONT, Calif. _ Procera Networks Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $3.3 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 10 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Cadence beats Street 1Q forecasts Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:09 PM ET

    SAN JOSE, Calif. _ Cadence Design Systems Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $36.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $408.8 million.

  • WASHINGTON— Reports about a Senate cafeteria worker who makes so little money he is homeless are prompting calls for change from Democrats on Capitol Hill. Lawmakers led by the No. 2 Senate Democrat, Dick Durbin of Illinois, released a letter Monday urging the Senate Rules Committee, which oversees Senate services, to provide a preference to contractors that pay...

  • Sarkar named AP's deputy editor for east region Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 5:03 PM ET

    PHILADELPHIA— Pia Sarkar, a veteran reporter, editor and newsroom leader, has been named deputy editor for the east for The Associated Press, charged with helping to oversee news coverage in 10 states. The appointment was announced Monday by Karen Testa, editor for the news cooperative's east region, which includes New England, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and...

  • *Amgen's fall drags downs biotech stocks. April 27- U.S. stocks ended down on Monday, led by losses in biotech shares after disappointing news from several companies including Amgen. Amgen shares led the S&P 500 and Nasdaq's decline, dropping 3.3 percent to $162.38 after U.S. regulators said Amgen's skin cancer immunotherapy cannot be considered for an...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 27- Tractor-trailer drivers who haul freight from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach went on strike against four trucking firms on Monday, demanding recognition as employees rather than contractors in a move reviving labor tension around the country's busiest cargo hub. Delegations of drivers notified the companies of their intent to...

  • CHICAGO, April 27- Initial tests have found five probable new cases of the rapidly spreading avian influenza on commercial poultry sites in Iowa, affecting an estimated 6 million birds, the state's agriculture department and the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Monday. If these tests are positive, the state's tally of egg-laying chickens affected by the...

  • Apple beats Street 2Q forecasts Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 4:39 PM ET

    The average estimate of 19 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.19 per share. Fifteen analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $56.6 billion. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $46.93 billion.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St ends down as biotechs drop 4 pct Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 4:38 PM ET

    *Amgen's fall drags downs biotech stocks. April 27- U.S. stocks ended down on Monday, led by losses in biotech shares after disappointing news from several companies including Amgen. Amgen shares led the S&P 500' s decline, dropping 3.3 percent to $162.38 after U.S. regulators said Amgen's skin cancer immunotherapy cannot be considered for an accelerated review...

  • Apple sold more than 61 million iPhones in the quarter, accounting for more than two-thirds of its $58 billion in revenue for the quarter and the lion's share of its $13.6 billion in profit. "We're seeing great results all over the world," Apple chief financial officer Luca Maestri told The Associated Press, adding that iPhone sales grew 72 percent in China, where...

  • NEW YORK— The former chief information officer at a California- based technology company has been sentenced in New York to 6½ years in prison for his conviction in an insider trading scheme authorities say produced $27 million in illegal profits. Former San Jose, California, resident David Riley was sentenced Monday by federal Judge Valerie Caproni.

  • PMC-Sierra tops Street 1Q forecasts Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 4:16 PM ET

    SUNNYVALE, Calif. _ PMC-Sierra Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter net income of $4.7 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 9 cents per share. PMC-Sierra shares have decreased slightly more than 3 percent since the beginning of the...

  • Corinthian Colleges closes all 28 remaining campuses Monday, 27 Apr 2015 | 2:37 PM ET

    WASHINGTON— Corinthian Colleges canceled classes Monday and shut down all of its remaining 28 ground campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the Education Department announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation. The closures include Heald College campuses in California, Hawaii and...

  • April 27- Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc on Monday said the 46 ingredients used in its roughly 1,800 restaurants were now free of genetically modified organisms, becoming the first major U.S. restaurant chain to make that switch. U.S. diners, particularly those in the sought-after young millennial generation, are seeking fresh foods that are less processed and...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Wild birds are believed to be behind the first major widespread outbreak of bird flu in the United States, with the virus confirmed in the animals in 10 states. The number of birds infected climbed to more than 9 million Monday with more reported cases in Iowa. The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Geological Survey have reported three...

  • JACKSON, Miss.— A Chicago bankruptcy judge has blessed plans to dismantle the former casino at the shuttered Harrah's complex in Mississippi's Tunica County. It's one facet of a massive bankruptcy case involving Caesars Entertainment Corp. and its attempt to restructure or shed almost $20 billion in debt. The board collects $3.65 million yearly from a port...

  • LOS ANGELES, April 27- Tractor-trailer drivers who haul freight from the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach went on strike on Monday against four trucking companies, a Teamster union official said, in a move that could revive labor tension at the nation's busiest cargo hub. Delegations of drivers notified the companies of their intent to strike at 6 a.m. Pacific...

  • Multiple people sobbed during opening statements in the Colorado theater shooting trial. A juror wiped tears from her face as District Attorney George Brauchler showed photographs of the victims' bodies, as well a photograph of 6- year-old Veronica Moser before the shooting. The prosecutor in the Colorado theater shooting trial showed jurors photographs...