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  • Addus HomeCare posts 3Q profit Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:07 PM ET

    DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. _ Addus HomeCare Corp. on Thursday reported net income of $3.2 million, or 29 cents per share, in its third quarter. The company, based in Downers Grove, Illinois, posted revenue of $81.7 million in the period. Addus HomeCare shares have fallen 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The NYSE said the problem affected its feeds for stock and options prices and quotes from 1:07 p.m. EDT to 1:34 p.m. EDT. In an alert to market participants, the NYSE, a unit of IntercontinentalExchange, said there was a "critical" issue due to a problem with the National Market System securities information processor, which delivers data on stock quotations and...

  • NYSE SWITCHED TO SECONDARY DATA CENTER IN CHICAGO, ALLOWING DATA FEED TO BE RESTORED.

  • Groupon reports 3Q loss Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 4:30 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Groupon Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $21.2 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 1 cent per share. Analysts expected $746.6 million, according to Zacks.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- Oil prices closed down 1 percent on Thursday, resuming their downtrend after a two-day climb, as the dollar rallied on bets of a sooner-than-expected U.S. rate hike and traders placed little hope on OPEC cutting output at its November meeting. "We're back to the mantra that the U.S. economy will lead the way to higher rates from hereon, and that's...

  • Online stores fight Amazon for piece of retail pie Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 12:55 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Amazon has a place in many Americans' lives because of its low prices and seemingly endless array of goods. But Amazon— which commands about 20 percent of all U.S. e-commerce— has its own problems, too. Here are ways to have an Amazon- like shopping experience while avoiding the behemoth itself.

  • NEW YORK, Oct 30- Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Thursday, resuming their downtrend after a two-day climb, as the dollar surged on bets of a sooner-than-expected U.S. interest rate hike and traders appeared resigned that producer group OPEC won't do much to cut output next month. "We're back to the mantra that the U.S. economy will lead the way to higher rates from...

  • Ebola fears infect Louisiana medical conference Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:49 AM ET

    Louisiana state health officials told thousands of doctors planning to attend a tropical diseases meeting this weekend in New Orleans to stay away if they have been to certain African countries or have had contact with an Ebola patient in the last 21 days. State officials said a similar letter will go to organizers of the American Public Health Association,...

  • Ingredion meets 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    WESTCHESTER, Ill. _ Ingredion Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter net income of $118.6 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1.60 per share. Ingredion expects full-year earnings to be $5.35 to $5.50 per share.

  • Grain lower, livestock mixed Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:57 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for Dec delivery was unchanged at $5.3825 a bushel; Dec corn was 3.50 cents lower at $3.7175 a bushel; Dec oats were unchanged at $3.5050 a bushel; while Nov soybeans lost 13 cents to $10.30 a bushel. Dec live cattle was. 85 cent higher at $1.6760 pound; Jan feeder cattle was....

  • Broadwind posts 3Q loss Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:28 AM ET

    CICERO, Ill. _ Broadwind Energy Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.8 million in its third quarter. The Cicero, Illinois- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Rural Tennessee museum a success in first year Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    School groups and repeat visitors attracted by fun, educational exhibits have led attendance figures to blow past expectations for this one-of-a-kind museum located in Union City, Tennessee, a town of 11,000 located a few hours' drive from Memphis, Nashville and St. Louis. Discovery Park CEO Jim Rippy said attendance could hit 300,000 by the end of this calendar...

  • LKQ misses 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:30 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ LKQ Corp. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $91.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 33 cents per share. Analysts expected $1.67 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Inteliquent tops Street 3Q forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:00 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ Inteliquent Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $9.8 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 21 cents per share. Inteliquent expects full-year revenue in the range of $217 million to $220 million.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 30- Minted, an online marketplace for stationery and art, has raised $38 million in new financing as it taps into consumer demand for small-batch, high-participation manufacturing, it said Thursday. Companies such as San Francisco- based 99 designs, Chicago- based crowdSpring, and Sydney, Australia- based DesignCrowd allow other businesses to...

  • Consolidated Communications posts 3Q profit Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 8:33 AM ET

    MATTOON, Ill. _ Consolidated Communications Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported profit of $7.6 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. Analysts expected $150.5 million, according to Zacks.

  • *Q3 adj earnings of $0.84/ shr vs estimates of $0.83. Oct 30- CME Group Inc, operator of the world's largest futures market, reported a 22.5 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by strong trading volumes. CME, the owner of the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago Mercantile Exchange, said average daily trading volume rose 12 percent to 13.5 million contracts per day...

  • CME beats 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:27 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ CME Group Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter earnings of $290 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. Analysts expected $767.9 million, according to Zacks.

  • Lenovo wraps up purchase of Motorola phone unit Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:10 AM ET

    BEIJING— Lenovo Group announced the completion of its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google Inc. on Thursday in a move aimed at making the Chinese computer maker a global smartphone brand. The $2.9 billion purchase adds to a flurry of acquisitions and initiatives aimed at transforming Beijing- based Lenovo, the world's biggest maker of personal...

  • CME profit rises 22.5 pct on higher trading volumes Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    Oct 30- CME Group Inc, the world's largest futures market operator, reported a 22.5 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by strong trading volumes. Net income attributable to CME rose to $290 million, or 86 cents a share, for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, from $236.7 million, or 71 cents a share, a year earlier. CME, the owner of the Chicago Board of Trade and Chicago...