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  • API Technologies reports 4Q loss Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 5:54 PM ET

    ORLANDO, Fla. _ API Technologies Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.2 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The Orlando, Florida- based company said it had a loss of 2 cents per share. Keywords: API Technologies, Earnings Report.

  • Exploding air bag may have killed Texas man Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 4:14 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan. Senator Bill Nelson, D- Fla., said Thursday on the Senate floor. Honda said in a statement that the car was part of a 2011 national recall to fix the driver's air bag inflators, but records show the...

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— Closing in on a decision about whether to again run for president, Mitt Romney is finding that several past major fundraisers and donors in key states have defected to former Florida Gov. The donors, in interviews with The Associated Press, said they see in Bush what they liked about Romney in 2012, namely what they believe it takes to serve...

  • Born in New Orleans as Dwayne Michael Carter Jr., the 32- year-old rapper said in the lawsuit that his relationship with the label has been deteriorating over the last four years, with Cash Money failing to live up to contractual promises regarding monthly accounting statements and the timely payment of profits owed to Lil Wayne. The lawsuit said the problems...

  • Hard Rock gets preliminary OK to enter New Jersey market Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 11:51 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— The company that has populated the globe with Hard Rock casinos and restaurants received preliminary approval to enter the Atlantic City casino market. And although the approval does not yet extend to other areas of the state where casinos may someday be legal, Seminole Hard Rock Entertainment is looking at the Meadowlands outside New York...

  • NEW YORK— The plunge in oil has crushed the Russian ruble, erased $80 billion from Exxon Mobil's market value and pushed Venezuela to the brink of economic collapse. But to Justin Thomas, the real drama in oil unfolds on a smaller scale, a story told in tiny, second-by-second moves in prices on his computer screen. "It was quiet, then there was chaos," said Thomas after a...

  • Capital Bank posts 4Q profit Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 9:54 AM ET

    CORAL GABLES, Fla. _ Capital Bank Financial Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $13.8 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Capital Bank shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The Post-Standard of Syracuse reports that Margaritaville will open Monday at the Destiny USA shopping mall in Syracuse. The business is operated by Laguna Niguel, California- based Margaritaville Enterprises. The 12,000- square-foot restaurant in Syracuse, located on Destiny USA's third floor, will employ 200..

  • MIAMI— Shares of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. slid Thursday after the cruise operator reported fourth-quarter results and an outlook that missed Wall Street expectations. Royal Caribbean earned $109.8 million, or 49 cents per share, for the period ended Dec. 31. Analysts expected 41 cents per share, according to Zacks Investment Research.

  • Landstar beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 8:10 AM ET

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. _ Landstar System Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $38.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 81 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in March, Landstar said it expects revenue in the range of $750 million to $800 million.

  • MarineMax tops Street 1Q forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:54 AM ET

    CLEARWATER, Fla. _ MarineMax Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $214,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 7 cents per share. MarineMax shares have risen nearly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Mednax beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 6:42 AM ET

    SUNRISE, Fla. _ Mednax Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $88.4 million. Mednax expects full-year earnings to be 68 cents to 72 cents per share. Mednax shares have declined slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • B/E Aerospace reports 4Q loss Thursday, 29 Jan 2015 | 5:09 AM ET

    WELLINGTON, Fla. _ B/E Aerospace Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $36 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 77 cents per share. B/E Aerospace shares have climbed nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 29- When Marty Weinstein decided to quit smoking, he took a friend's advice and tried electronic cigarettes rather than government-approved nicotine replacement products. E-cigarette makers in the United States are barred from explicitly marketing the products as smoking cessation devices, but have found ways to appeal legally to smokers who...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to Feb 11 Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 7:01 PM ET

    FAIRFAX, United States- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks on "Advancing Macroprudential Policy Objectives" before the Office of Financial Research and Financial Stability Oversight Council 4th Annual Conference: Evaluating Macroprudential Tools: Complementarities and Conflicts "- 1745 GMT. SARASOTA, United States- Federal Reserve...

  • Citrix beats Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 4:36 PM ET

    FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. _ Citrix Systems Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $95.2 million. Analysts expected $845 million, according to Zacks. For the current quarter ending in March, Citrix expects its per-share earnings to range from 70 cents to 72 cents.

  • Romney takes aim at Obama, Clinton in Mississippi Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 1:09 PM ET

    STARKVILLE, Miss.— Mitt Romney hasn't officially declared himself a presidential candidate again, but the 2012 Republican nominee looked and sounded like one during a stop Wednesday in Mississippi, back-slapping at a popular barbecue joint before delivering a speech that questioned Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton's foreign policy and economic...

  • Former Revel casino gets big tax break for 2015 Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 12:20 PM ET

    The former Atlantic City casino is getting a big tax break this year under a settlement it reached with the city and will see its property tax assessment for 2015 be reduced from $625 million to $225 million. It is being sold to Florida developer Glenn Straub for $95.4 million. Chris Filiciello, a spokesman for Atlantic City Mayor Don Guardian, defended the...

  • Treasure hunter who found a fortune in gold is captured Wednesday, 28 Jan 2015 | 9:47 AM ET

    Marshals Service tracked Tommy Thompson to a Hilton hotel in West Boca Raton and arrested him Tuesday, said Brian Babtist, a senior inspector in the agency's office in Columbus, Ohio, where a federal civil arrest warrant was issued for him in 2012 for failing to show up to a key court hearing. Central America, also known as the Ship of Gold. Two of them sued— a...

  • LONDON, Jan 28- Motorists in California purchased more gasoline in October 2014 than any corresponding month since 2007, according to state tax records, confirming the renewed growth in U.S. fuel demand. In October, California gasoline sales hit 1.272 billion gallons, up from 1.242 billion gallons in October 2013. Multiplying up to national level, gasoline...