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ORLANDO, Fla.-- Seaworld Entertainment Inc. on Wednesday said its first-quarter loss narrowed by nearly 11 percent thanks to a 12 percent jump in revenue. The theme park operator, best known for its water shows featuring killer whales and dolphins, posted a net loss of $40.4 million, or 49 cents per share, for the first three months of the year.
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.-- Atlantic City's casinos saw their gross operating profits plunge by more than 63 percent in the first three months of this year.
The city settled without admitting or denying the SEC allegations. Because the city loaned proceeds from the first offering to a private developer and restructured a lease agreement related to the parking structure before the second sale, it put the tax-exempt status of both bond deals in jeopardy, the SEC said.
May 22- No. 2 home improvement chain Lowe's Cos Inc reassured investors that sales trends improved significantly in April and May after seeing a weak start to the spring selling season. Like its larger rival Home Depot Inc, Lowe's said it was seeing strong sales to contractors.
NEW YORK-- Shares of Dycom Industries Inc. rose to a 14- month high Wednesday after the telecommunications contractor posted better-than-expected results for its fiscal third-quarter and issued a strong guidance for the current period.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- In just two-and-a-half years Florida Gov. Scott arrived early Tuesday in the South American country of Chile as part of a trade mission with more than 100 people, including top officials from the state's ports and leaders of companies such as Florida Power& Light.
CNBC has been ranking all 50 states for competitiveness since 2007. This year's report comes as states continue to get back in fighting shape—fighting for jobs, that is.
HORSHAM, Pa.-- Toll Brothers' second-quarter earnings jumped 46 percent as a rebounding economy and low interest rates drove sales at the luxury home builder. The Horsham, Pa., company said the average price of homes delivered climbed 3.6 percent in the quarter to $577,000 compared with last year.
May 22- When it comes to managing credit, American women have a slight edge over men, according to a study of credit reports by the credit report agency Experian Plc. Experian looked at 750,000 credit reports, a sample of what it collected nationwide, and found that while women earn 23 percent less than men, they know how to handle debt.
We score all the states on 55 measures of competitiveness and 10 categories, from the cost of doing business to technology and innovation.
TAMPA, Florida, May 21- Jamie Dimon, chairman and chief executive of JPMorgan Chase& Co took an unusual step to fight off investors seeking more oversight of his activities- he hinted he might quit.
May 21- Florida's Miami-Dade County on Tuesday promised to spend $1.6 billion on fixes for its dilapidated, accident-prone sewer system in a deal meant to settle a lawsuit with federal and state environmental officials.
After weeks of near-constant coverage of the big decision- will JPMorgan Chase shareholders keep Jamie Dimon as chairman and CEO or relegate him to just CEO? -the verdict came at JPMorgan's annual meeting in Tampa, Florida.
TAMPA, Florida, May 21- Jamie Dimon, JPMorgan Chase& Co's outspoken chairman and chief executive, won a vote of confidence on Tuesday as shareholders decided to let him keep his chairman title by an even greater margin than last year. Three JPMorgan directors were re-elected by a slim majority, an unusual outcome.
TAMPA, Florida, May 21- JPMorgan Chase& Co's Jamie Dimon appears headed for a victory in a shareholder vote on whether he will keep his dual roles as chairman and chief executive of the largest U.S. bank, according to reports on Tuesday.
TAMPA, Florida, May 21- JPMorgan Chase& Co's Chairman and Chief Executive Jamie Dimon looks set to win a vote about whether he gets to keep his chairman title, the New York Times reported on Tuesday. A months-long and bitter shareholder campaign demanding more oversight of Dimon will end with JPMorgan's annual meeting on Tuesday.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla.-- So you have a lottery ticket worth $590.5 million. The Associated Press asked more than 20 personal financial advisers how the winner should proceed, and they agreed it's crucial to assemble a team of advisers who can be trusted.
The company said it now expects to post a 2013 profit of $1.45 to $1.65 per share, down from its previous projection of $1.80 to $2.10 per share. Before the opening bell, shares of Carnival Corp. fell $2.80 to $35.52.
As final ballots come in on a proposal to strip JPMorgan's Jamie Dimon of his chairman title, some worry about what will happen if dissident shareholders win.
One small Florida town is buzzing over its newest millionaire, reports NBC's Kerry Sanders.