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  • American, United delay, change Boeing 787 orders Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 4:23 PM ET

    American Airlines Group Inc. says it will delay delivery of five Boeing 787 jets in response to slower growth in international travel demand. It plans to put the first one into service next month on flights between Dallas and Chicago, then use 787 s on international routes starting in June. News of the delay surfaced a day after United Continental Holdings Inc....

  • Flash crash trader: 'Strange character but genius' Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 2:07 PM ET

    On May 6, 2010, an independent trader from west London received a warning about his behaviour from the US's largest futures exchange. The FT reports.

  • SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, April 24- The UK- based trader accused by U.S. authorities of making more than $40 million manipulating markets and contributing to the 2010 Wall Street flash crash was on the losing end of at least one trade: his purchase of the CME Group seat that helped to make the alleged scheme possible. Navinder Sarao bought the seat in May 2008 for...

  • Grain lower, livestock higher Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 10:57 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was unchanged at $5.0125 a bushel; July corn was 6.75 cents lower at $3.70 a bushel; July oats were unchanged at $2.5550 a bushel; while July soybeans was 7 cents lower at 9.73 a bushel. June live cattle was. 12 cent lower at $1.4890 a pound; August feeder...

  • Ventas reports 1Q results Friday, 24 Apr 2015 | 7:51 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Ventas Inc. on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its first quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Chicago, said it had funds from operations of $387.5 million, or $1.18 per share, in the period. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.13 per share.

  • LAS VEGAS— Elaine Wynn failed Friday to win re-election to the board of Wynn Resort Ltd.— the casino-hotel company she co-founded with ex-husband Steve Wynn— a development that ended a feud over the issue. Shareholders who had to decide between re-electing Elaine Wynn or agreeing with a company recommendation to re-elect two other sitting board members...

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, April 23- The Briton blamed for contributing to the May 2010 Wall Street flash crash maintained frenetic relationships with a series of brokers, banks and software firms that appear to mirror his rapid-fire trading activity, U.S. court documents showed. Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, was arrested in London on criminal charges this week, and...

  • *Minnesota is second U.S. state to declare emergency over bird flu. *National Guard will be called up if needed- Minnesota governor. CHICAGO, April 23- Minnesota declared a state of emergency on Thursday over a fast-spreading strain of avian flu that has led to the extermination of more than 7.3 million birds in the country.

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, April 23- The Briton blamed for contributing to the May 2010 Wall Street flash crash maintained frenetic relationships with a series of brokers, banks and software firms that appear to mirror his rapid-fire trading activity, court documents showed. Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, was arrested in London on criminal charges this week, and...

  • First Industrial Realty Trust reports 1Q results Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 6:18 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ First Industrial Realty Trust Inc. on Thursday 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 31 cents per share. First Industrial Realty Trust expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $1.27 to $1.37 per share.

  • April 23- Amazon.com Inc's first-quarter revenue grew more than expected as rising sales in North America and its burgeoning cloud-computing services unit offset new business investments. Cloud computing has turned out to be more lucrative than expected, Wedbush Securities analyst Michael Pachter noted. Amazon's sales from North America rose 24 percent...

  • April 23- E-commerce company Amazon.com Inc reported higher-than-expected quarterly revenue as sales rose from North America, its biggest market, and its fast-growing cloud-computing services unit. Amazon's sales from North America rose 24 percent to $13.4 billion in the first quarter ended March 31, the company said on Thursday. Amazon reported a loss of...

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, April 23- The British traded blamed for his role in the May 2010 Wall Street flash crash went through a rapid series of brokers and moved his assets around the world, court documents showed. Navinder Singh Sarao, 36, was arrested in the United Kingdom this week on U.S. criminal charges, and authorities are linking his trades to the flash crash,...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams is recalling all its products from retailers and closing ice cream shops in six states over concerns about possible listeria contamination. Columbus, Ohio- based Jeni's says contamination was found in a random sample by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Others are listed in Atlanta; Chicago; Charleston, South...

  • WASHINGTON/ CHICAGO, April 23- The UK futures trader blamed for his role in the May 2010 Wall Street flash crash went through a rapid succession of brokerages that cleared his trades on the CME, documents filed in court showed. Navinder Singh Sarao, who was arrested in the UK this week on U.S. charges he manipulated futures markets, did business with now defunct MF...

  • CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y.— A Delta Air Lines flight bound for Atlanta has returned to Buffalo, New York, after the crew received an indication of a possible issue with one of its two engines. The airline says Flight 1672 landed safely at Buffalo Niagara International Airport on Thursday morning and maintenance technicians are evaluating the aircraft.

  • April 23- United Continental Holdings Inc on Thursday reported first-quarter profit that topped analysts' expectations and cut its capacity forecast for 2015, noting the strong U.S. dollar has weakened demand abroad. The Chicago- based airline earned $508 million last quarter. Excluding special items, it earned $582 million, or $1.52 per diluted share,...

  • Grain mixed, livestock higher Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 10:54 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were Higher Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for July delivery was 3.50 cents higher at $5.0250 a bushel; July corn was 3 cents higher at $3.8250 a bushel; July oats were unchanged at $2.6225 a bushel; while July soybeans was 7.25 cents higher at 9.79 a bushel. June live cattle was 1.43 cents higher at $1.4745 a pound;...

  • Gatx beats 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 9:48 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Gatx Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $62.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.08 per share. Gatx shares have climbed 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Old Republic posts 1Q profit Thursday, 23 Apr 2015 | 9:15 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Old Republic International Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $103.4 million. The Chicago- based company said it had net income of 36 cents per share. Keywords: Old Republic International, Earnings Report.