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  • 2U reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:54 PM ET

    LANDOVER, Md. _ 2 U Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $4 million in its fourth quarter. The Landover, Maryland- based company said it had a loss of 10 cents per share. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 7 cents per share.

  • OXON HILL, Md.— Wisconsin Gov. The likely Republican presidential contender sparked pointed criticism from labor union leaders across the country after remarks delivered on the first day of the Conservative Political Action Conference in suburban Washington. Islamic State militants have captured large parts of Iraq and neighboring Syria over the last...

  • Washington Prime reports 4Q results Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 12:21 PM ET

    BETHESDA, Md. _ Washington Prime Group Inc. on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Bethesda, Maryland- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $91.2 million, or 48 cents per share, in the period. The real estate investment trust, based in Bethesda, Maryland, posted revenue of $177.3 million in the...

  • RLJ Lodging reports 4Q results Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 6:43 AM ET

    BETHESDA, Md. _ RLJ Lodging Trust on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Bethesda, Maryland, said it had funds from operations of $76.1 million, or 57 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 57...

  • BroadSoft tops Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 8:15 AM ET

    GAITHERSBURG, Md. _ BroadSoft Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $9.1 million. Analysts expected $63.2 million, according to Zacks. For the current quarter ending in March, BroadSoft expects its per-share earnings to range from 13 cents to 21 cents.

  • American Capital misses 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 7:51 PM ET

    BETHESDA, Md. _ American Capital Ltd. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $38 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. American Capital shares have climbed 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Silica Holdings meets 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 5:51 PM ET

    FREDERICK, Md. _ U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $33.2 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 71 cents per share. Analysts expected $238 million, according to Zacks.

  • State-by-state breakdown of used cars with open recalls Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 12:18 PM ET

    Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports to dealers and car buyers, searched recalls and state registration databases and found that more than 46 million cars are on U.S. roads with recalled parts that have yet to be repaired. Here is a state-by-state breakdown of cars with unfixed recalls in 2014:. Source: Study of 2014 state registration data by...

  • DiamondRock Hospitality reports 4Q results Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    BETHESDA, Md. _ DiamondRock Hospitality Co. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 23 cents per share. Analysts expected $222.7 million, according to Zacks.

  • GP Strategies beats 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    COLUMBIA, Md. _ GP Strategies Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.4 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 38 cents per share. GP Strategies shares have decreased 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • United Therapeutics beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    SILVER SPRING, Md. _ United Therapeutics Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $115.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.19 per share. United Therapeutics shares have risen 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DETROIT— It's a case of buyer beware, with potentially dangerous consequences. More than 46 million cars and trucks on the road in the U.S.— about one-fifth the total— were recalled because of safety defects but never repaired, according to a study by Carfax, a company that sells vehicle history reports. "It's a very major public safety problem," says Chris Basso, a...

  • U.S. Senator Warren makes push on middle-class issues Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:08 AM ET

    Warren, a long-time consumer advocate who is often mentioned as a potential White House candidate, said the project was aimed at promoting policies to shift Washington away from corporate lobbyists and instead address education, wages and consumer debt. But the first-term Massachusetts senator, who has repeatedly said she is not running for president and...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 23- U.S. brokers and financial advisers would face new constraints under a plan President Barack Obama put forward on Monday to reduce conflicts of interest and "hidden fees" that cost Americans billions of dollars in retirement savings every year. They would have an impact on thousands of brokerages, from large players such as Fidelity, Wells...

  • Omega Healthcare Investors reports 4Q results Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 5:33 PM ET

    HUNT VALLEY, Md. _ Omega Healthcare Investors Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Hunt Valley, Maryland- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $87.4 million, or 68 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from...

  • WASHINGTON— The Supreme Court next week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul that hinges on just four words in the massive law that seeks to dramatically reduce the ranks of the uninsured. The argument threatens subsidies that help make insurance affordable to consumers in about three dozen states. Q. Would Congress have...

  • NEW YORK— Lockheed Martin has agreed to pay $62 million to settle a class-action lawsuit that accused the defense contractor of mismanaging employee retirement accounts and using funds with excessive fees. Lockheed Martin agreed to settle in December, but terms of the settlement were disclosed for the first time Friday. In settling the case, Bethesda,...

  • Chris Giancarlo started work as a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which oversees futures and swaps trading, in June of last year. Senator Elizabeth Warren, a vocal critic of Wall Street, and Elijah Cummings, a U.S. representative from Maryland, in a letter raised concerns about shares in GFI that Giancarlo, a Republican, had sold after he was...

  • U.S. lawmakers query CFTC regulator over stock sales Friday, 20 Feb 2015 | 2:33 PM ET

    WASHINGTON, Feb 20- Two Democratic lawmakers on Friday raised concerns over share sales by an official at a U.S. regulator at a time when his former company was engaged in a takeover battle, saying there had been possible conflicts of interest. Chris Giancarlo started work as a member of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, which oversees futures and swaps...

  • NEW YORK— Spice seller McCormick& Co. is adding some Italian flavor to its lineup by paying up to $97 million for the more than century-old Drogheria& Alimentari. McCormick, whose headquarters are in Sparks, Maryland, said the deal will help it further expand into Europe. Drogheria& Alimentari has annual sales of about $57 million, McCormick said, with about 80...