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  • SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico— The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has shut down Puerto Rico- based Doral Bank. Doral Bank had $5.9 billion in total assets and $4.1 billion in total deposits. Banco Popular North America will operate Doral's three locations in New York City and Centennial Bank will take over its five branches in Florida.

  • Recalls this week: hand trucks, ceiling fans Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:10 PM ET

    DETAILS: Cosco Home& Office Products 3- in-1 convertible aluminum hand trucks with model numbers 12-301 ABL and 12-301 ABL1. They were manufactured from January 2009 to October 2011. They were sold at Ace Hardware, Costco Wholesale Club, Lowe's, Price Mart and United Stationers and online at The Home Depot.com from March 2009 to October 2011.

  • Correction: Earns-LHC Group story Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:22 PM ET

    LAFAYETTE, La.— In a Feb. 26 story about the financial results of LHC Group Inc., The Associated Press reported erroneously, in a report generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research, that the company missed Wall Street profit expectations. LHC Group beats 4 Q net income, revenue forecasts. LAFAYETTE, La.— LHC Group Inc. on Wednesday...

  • Armour Residential REIT posts 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 1:01 PM ET

    VERO BEACH, Fla. _ Armour Residential REIT Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $143.2 million in its fourth quarter. The Vero Beach, Florida- based company said it had a loss of 41 cents per share. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 12 cents per share.

  • LOS ANGELES— In 1975, Leonard Nimoy published an autobiography with the defiant title, "I Am Not Spock." Two decades later, he bowed to fate with "I Am Spock," a revisionist sequel. Nimoy died Friday of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease at his Los Angeles home, with family at his side, said his son, Adam Nimoy.

  • MIAMI— As Florida lawmakers appear ready to allow key portions of the state's high-stakes gambling deal with the Seminole to expire, other gambling interests are watching keenly for openings in the multi-billion dollar industry if the tribe and Gov. The tribe owns six casinos in Florida, including the highly profitable Hard Rock Casinos in South Florida and...

  • Seacor posts 4Q profit Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Seacor Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $40.1 million. The Fort Lauderdale, Florida- based company said it had profit of $1.85 per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $100.1 million, or $4.71 per share.

  • St. Joe reports 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    WATERSOUND, Fla. _ The St. Joe Co. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $11.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Watersound, Florida- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $406.5 million, or $4.40 per share.

  • "Introducing that new generation, that younger generation to the flower show is something that we want to do," said Drew Becher, president of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society, which sponsors the show. Children and adults alike will surely recognize the large orange clownfish in the exhibit by J. Downend Landscaping of Ridley Park, in the Philadelphia...

  • Interval Leisure posts 4Q profit Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:03 PM ET

    MIAMI _ Interval Leisure Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $15.6 million. Interval Leisure expects full-year revenue in the range of $690 million to $720 million. Interval Leisure shares have risen 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MasTech tops Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:15 PM ET

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. _ MasTec Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $22.3 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in March, MasTech expects its per-share earnings to range from 16 cents to 19 cents.

  • Federated National beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 5:09 PM ET

    SUNRISE, Fla. _ Federated National Holding Co. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $10 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 cents per share. Federated National shares have climbed 25 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SBA Communications tops Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:39 PM ET

    BOCA RATON, Fla. _ SBA Communications Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $388,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Analysts expected $394.6 million, according to Zacks. For the current quarter ending in March, SBA Communications said it expects revenue in the range of $403 million to $413 million.

  • Power plant seeks to block Revel sale, liquidate property Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:57 PM ET

    ACR Energy Partners wants a bankruptcy court judge to cancel the latest proposed sale to a Florida developer, and appoint a trustee to liquidate the property instead. The company says the latest sale contract to Florida developer Glenn Straub would leave nothing for most creditors, and would cost the power supplier $32 million. Straub's Polo North Country...

  • NEW YORK— You may think you're immune to transparent sales pitches like "Do you want fries with that?" But the tactics restaurants use to nudge you into spending a little extra may be subtler than you realize. Greg Rapp, a menu consultant in California, says he advises restaurants and fast-food chains to leave those off when listing prices on a menu.

  • Marriott beats 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:54 AM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla. _ Marriott Vacations Worldwide Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1 million. The Orlando, Florida- based company said it had profit of 1 cent per share. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 61 cents per share.

  • Annual revenue for their company, The Smart Baker, is close to $1 million, up from $130,000 before their March 2012 appearance on the ABC reality TV show. "Not doing the deal and having that exposure was probably the best scenario for us," says Daniel Rensing, CEO of the Rockledge, Florida, company which sells aprons, parchment paper and other baking equipment.

  • Hard Rock: We'll be open as long as Taj Mahal casino is Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:34 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Atlantic City's Hard Rock Cafe is shutting down in April. The restaurant and bar filed a warning notice late Wednesday with the New Jersey Labor Department that it would close on April 22, putting 73 people out of work. The nightspot operates inside the Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, which is trying to emerge from bankruptcy.

  • Superior Uniform posts 4Q profit Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:13 AM ET

    SEMINOLE, Fla. _ Superior Uniform Group Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $2.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Seminole, Florida- based company said it had profit of 20 cents. Keywords: Superior Uniform, Earnings Report.

  • ORLANDO, Fla.— SeaWorld reported a wider loss in its fourth quarter as attendance to its theme parks continued to fall. SeaWorld has been battling negative publicity after a 2013 documentary, "Blackfish," suggested that its treatment of animals may have led to the deaths of trainers. SeaWorld has taken out newspaper ads to defend its practices.