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  • May 5- Groupon Inc forecast full-year revenue well below analyst expectations on Tuesday, hurt by a stronger dollar and weaker-than-expected billings, a key metric reflecting the gross amount collected from customers. Groupon, which once dominated the fast-growing online coupons arena, has been struggling to rev up sales and profit as it battles stiff...

  • Pctel posts 1Q loss Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 6:54 PM ET

    BLOOMINGDALE, Ill. _ Pctel Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $33,000 in its first quarter. The Bloomingdale, Illinois- based company said it had a loss of less than 1 cent on a per-share basis. Pctel shares have fallen 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Sparton posts 3Q profit Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 6:48 PM ET

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill. _ Sparton Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $4.1 million. The Schaumburg, Illinois- based company said it had net income of 42 cents per share. Sparton shares have dropped 9.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHICAGO— Comcast, long dogged by a terrible reputation for customer service, is planning to hire thousands and is rolling out new tools to improve its interactions with customers. Comcast is the country's biggest cable company. Asked if Comcast's customer-service issues were a factor in the government's rejection of the $45 billion deal, Comcast Corp. CEO...

  • NEW YORK, May 5- The $3.7 trillion U.S. municipal bond market has been punishing New Jersey's debt, largely because of the state's underfunded pension system and growing retirement costs. On Wednesday, the state's supreme court will hear arguments about whether it was legal for Governor Chris Christie to slash $1.6 billion from New Jersey's 2015 pension...

  • *More than 24 mln birds affected by flu virus- USDA. CHICAGO, May 5- The U.S. government approved the use of an additional $330 million in emergency funds to help contain the worst avian influenza outbreak in U.S. history, as infected bird cases soared and hundreds of Minnesota poultry workers learned they would lose their jobs. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack's...

  • May 5- Groupon Inc forecast full-year revenue well below analyst expectations, hurt by a stronger dollar and weaker-than-expected billings, a key metric reflecting the gross amount collected from customers. Groupon, which once dominated the fast-growing online coupons arena, has been struggling to rev up sales and profit as it battles stiff competition...

  • For the first quarter, Franklin, Tennessee- based Community Health reported net income of $79 million, or 68 cents a share, compared with a net loss of $112 million, or $1.05 cents a share, a year earlier. Competitors HCA Holdings Inc, the nation's largest hospital operator, and No. 3 Tenet Healthcare Corp this week both posted results that were boosted by growth in...

  • Integrys posts 1Q profit Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:54 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Integrys Energy Group Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $130.3 million. The Chicago- based company said it had profit of $1.60 per share. Keywords: Integrys Energy, Earnings Report.

  • Potbelly beats 1Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Potbelly Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $531,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Chicago- based company said it had net income of 2 cents per share. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 2 cents per share.

  • Groupon reports 1Q loss Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:45 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Groupon Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $14.3 million in its first quarter. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $790.3 million. For the current quarter ending in June, Groupon expects its per-share earnings to range from 1 cent to 3 cents.

  • May 5- CoBank, the largest cooperative bank within the U.S. government-backed Farm Credit System, on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income that was flat compared with a year ago but said loan demand had risen 5 percent. Denver- based CoBank said net income for the quarter ended March 31 was $232.2 million, compared with $231.3 million in the year-ago quarter.

  • May 5- Community Health Systems Inc on Tuesday reported a quarterly net profit, compared with a year-ago loss, as it treated more patients with insurance obtained through state and federal marketplaces established under the Affordable Care Act. The second-largest publicly traded hospital operator also said results reflected its integration of Health...

  • Allstate beats Street 1Q forecasts Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 4:28 PM ET

    NORTHBROOK, Ill. _ Allstate Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $677 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.39 per share. Allstate shares have fallen slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen 1.5 percent.

  • More than 21 million birds have been killed or are expected to be condemned, and three states- Wisconsin, Minnesota and Iowa- have declared a state of emergency. Below is a timeline of the spread of the viruses, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Canada's Food Inspection Agency, and responses by the...

  • Googling on mobile devices surpasses PCs in US Tuesday, 5 May 2015 | 1:57 PM ET
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    For the first time in the U.S., Google search queries on mobile devices surpass PCs.

  • May 5- Archer Daniels Midland Co, one of the world's largest grain traders, announced on Tuesday a deal to acquire full ownership of two Romanian export terminals on the Black Sea, bolstering its ability to export grain from Eastern Europe. ADM said it has agreed to acquire North Star Shipping and Minmetal, a 50-50 joint venture with North Star, which have grain...

  • EPA is attempting to "force states into shuttering coal-fired power plants" in an effort to drive the nation away from fossil fuels and other traditional sources of energy, Pruitt said. Oklahoma and West Virginia are among 15 coal-reliant states that are suing the EPA to block the so-called "Clean Power Plan," which would require states to cut carbon dioxide...

  • CHICAGO, May 5- A new feature on Comcast Corp's pay television service will let parents activate a child-friendly zone that provides access only to age-appropriate shows and movies, the company said on Tuesday. Chief Executive Brian Roberts also announced the launch of a voice-controlled remote control for Comcast's X1 operating system that can search and...

  • *Wheat nears 5- year low after Egypt bypasses U.S. supplies. Corn futures also sank, with the most active July contract hitting its lowest in seven months following a government report that showed U.S. farmers were ahead of schedule in their planting. Chicago Board of Trade soft red winter wheat for July delivery was down 11 cents at $4.61-3/ 4 a bushel at 11:18 a.m....