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  • Graphic Packaging misses Street 3Q forecasts Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Graphic Packaging Holding Co. on Tuesday reported third-quarter net income of $53 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Analysts expected $1.1 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Coke profit, revenue fall on flat soda market Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    ATLANTA— Coca-Cola reported a lower profit and revenue in the third quarter as global soda volume remained flat. Earlier this month, PepsiCo said soda volume fell 1.5 percent for the quarter, while non-carbonated drinks rose slightly. Coca-Cola Co.' s third-quarter net income fell 14 percent to $2.11 billion from $2.45 billion.

  • Asbury Automotive matches Street 3Q forecasts Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 7:21 AM ET

    DULUTH, Ga. _ Asbury Automotive Group Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter earnings of $32.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.08 per share. Asbury Automotive shares have increased 22 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Ebola: Why virus kills some, other people survive Tuesday, 21 Oct 2014 | 3:05 AM ET

    And while Thomas Eric Duncan died and two U.S. nurses were infected caring for him, there are successes, too: A nurse infected in Spain has recovered, as have four American aid workers infected in West Africa. The end of quarantine for 43 people in Dallas who had contact with Duncan "simply supports what most of us who know something about the disease have been saying...

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed to prevent medical workers from becoming infected. The new guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta come as 43 people who...

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States issued stringent new protocols on Monday for health workers treating Ebola victims, directing medical teams to wear protective gear that leaves no skin or hair exposed when caring for patients infected with the virus. The new guidelines from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta come as 43 people who...

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team will start training even as Americans' anxiety about the spread of the virus abates with 43 people declared risk free. The government's new guidelines, which were set to come out at 7 p.m. EDT on Monday, were expected to...

  • Ebola fear factor subsides in U.S. financial markets Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 6:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK, Oct 20- Investors should expect more calm to return to U.S. equity markets after some of the most volatile trading since 2012 as the 21- day incubation period for Ebola passes for many in Texas without new infections. But fears that Ebola could spread in the United States after three people in Dallas were diagnosed with the hemorrhagic fever added more...

  • TORONTO, Oct 20- Amaya Gaming Group Inc, which has pivoted to focus on the fast-growing online gambling market, said on Monday it is exploring a sale of its Cadillac Jack subsidiary that makes slot machines and electronic bingo games for casinos. Amaya said its strategic review process will consider varied alternatives for the Cadillac Jack business with the...

  • UPS increases some shipping rates by 4.9 percent Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 5:05 PM ET

    ATLANTA— UPS says it is raising rates for a number of its shipping services by an average of 4.9 percent for 2015.. The Atlanta- based company said Monday it is increasing rates for its ground, air, international, UPS Freight, and UPS air freight rates within and between the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico. The increase goes into effect on Dec. 29.

  • UPS says U.S. rates to rise 4.9 pct as of Dec. 29 Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 4:52 PM ET

    CHICAGO, Oct 20- Package delivery company United Parcel Service Inc said on Monday that rates for its services within and between the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico will rise by an average of 4.9 percent as of the end of the year. Last month, the company's main rival FedEx Corp announced a similar rate increase of 4.9 percent, which also includes shipments...

  • DALLAS, Oct 20- The United States is issuing new protocols for health workers treating Ebola patients and a rapid-response military medical team prepared to start training, even as 43 people being monitored for the virus were declared risk free. The government's new guidelines, which a top health official said could come out as soon as Monday, were expected to...

  • NCR says 3Q profit, revenue short of Street views Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 2:04 PM ET

    DULUTH, Ga.— NCR Corp. on Monday reported preliminary third-quarter earnings and revenue that fell short of Wall Street expectations, as sales declined and its profits were hurt by unfavorable foreign currency exchange rates. NCR said its earnings adjusted to exclude one-time items were 67 cents per share for the quarter ended Sept. 30. Revenue rose 9 percent to...

  • Genuine Parts beats Street 3Q forecasts Monday, 20 Oct 2014 | 9:01 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ Genuine Parts Co. on Monday reported net income of $190.5 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.23 per share. Analysts expected $3.96 billion, according to Zacks.

  • MEXICO CITY/ DETROIT/ TOKYO, Oct 18- Manufacturing problems with Takata Corp air bags go beyond what the Tokyo- based company has disclosed to U.S. safety regulators about why the devices are at risk of exploding with dangerous force, according to internal company documents reviewed by Reuters. Takata has cooperated with an investigation begun in June by...

  • Publix recalls snack mix that had peanuts Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 12:02 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Supermarket chain Publix is recalling a snack mix because the label doesn't warn shoppers that it contains peanuts. Publix Asian Mix was sold at all its stores in Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Alabama, Tennessee and North Carolina. Customers who bought the product can return it to a Publix store for a full refund.

  • SunTrust misses Street 3Q forecasts Friday, 17 Oct 2014 | 6:12 AM ET

    ATLANTA _ SunTrust Banks Inc. on Friday reported third-quarter profit of $576 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. Analysts expected $2.06 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Oct 16- Delta Air Lines said Ebola fears have not hurt the carrier's bookings, forecasting strong current-quarter margins as it ramps up capacity in the Americas and trims growth on transatlantic and Pacific routes. Many of the capacity changes will begin this winter, after Delta has already reduced seats serving Moscow, Tel Aviv and Ebola-ravaged West Africa...

  • Wal-Mart Stores Inc. plans Ga. distribution center Thursday, 16 Oct 2014 | 12:18 PM ET

    UNION CITY, Ga.— State officials say a new Georgia distribution center planned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will create more than 400 jobs over the next three years. Nathan Deal's office said the 1.2- million-square-foot facility will support the Bentonville, Arkansas- based retailer's e-commerce business. Plans call for the facility to be built in the Union City...

  • Oct 16- Delta Air Lines said on Thursday that it expected strong margins in the fourth quarter despite widespread concern that the spread of Ebola could curb travel, and its shares rose nearly 2 percent. Delta's outlook "suggests a relatively strong domestic revenue environment is more than offsetting weakening trends in markets," Deutsche Bank analyst...