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  • OMAHA, Neb.— An investor from India who attended Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting Saturday has died in a two-vehicle crash, and three other people were hospitalized with injuries. The Omaha World-Herald reports the crash happened before 7 a.m. Sunday in midtown Omaha. Omaha Police said 60- year-old Parag Parikh of Mumbai, India, died at the Nebraska Medical...

  • PORTLAND, Maine— New England fishermen of important food species like cod and haddock say the looming cost of paying for at-sea monitors could put them out of business this year. That means groundfishermen who catch fish like cod, haddock and pollock in New England waters will likely have to start paying the cost around August. Among the challenges facing the...

  • WEST CHARLTON, N.Y.— In an online profile of "Our Farmers," New York City milk bottler Elmhurst Dairy tells the story of how David Wood bought his first two calves as a part-time hobby in 1970 and grew his Saratoga County farm to more than a thousand Holsteins, whose milk is trucked every day to its plant in Queens. Elmhurst abruptly cut ties with Wood's seven-farmer...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- The U.S. stock market has struggled for direction of late, but next week's payroll report could confirm whether the recent weakness in data and stock prices is waning as the weather warms, or the start of a longer-term trend. "There are a lot of offsetting trends in the market, which is causing a lot of choppy volatility," said Michael Mullaney, chief...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday pleaded guilty to federal charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal, while two others were indicted- another blow to Christie's image at a time when he is trying to get his presidential campaign off the ground. David Wildstein, a former senior Christie appointee to...

  • NEW YORK, May 1- A former ally of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Friday pleaded guilty to charges related to the George Washington Bridge closure scandal, delivering another blow to Christie's image at a time when he is trying to get his presidential campaign off the ground. David Wildstein, a former senior Christie appointee to the Port Authority of New...

  • PROVIDENCE, R.I.— Rhode Island still lags in recovering from the recession, but the state is starting to catch up with its New England neighbors, a senior economist from Moody's Analytics said Friday. Rhode Island recovered 60 percent of the jobs that were lost— amounting to 24,100 jobs— surpassing Maine at 51 percent. Rhode Island had a "steeper hill to climb" than...

  • LAS VEGAS— Casino mogul and prominent Republican donor Sheldon Adelson testified Friday he isn't sure where he was when he and his second-in-command at the time crafted a list of reasons to fire Sands China's chief executive in 2010.. Adelson, CEO of Las Vegas Sands and one of the world's richest men, told a Clark County courtroom he could have been in a plane...

  • SOUTHINGTON, Conn.— A Houston energy company executive told a Connecticut business group that a regional natural gas pipeline would keep businesses from moving to states where energy is cheaper. Allen Fore, vice president of public affairs at Kinder Morgan, pitched the idea Friday before nearly 250 business owners and representatives at a meeting of the...

  • Momenta reports 1Q loss Friday, 1 May 2015 | 8:18 AM ET

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. _ Momenta Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $21.9 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 48 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Monotype misses 1Q profit forecasts Friday, 1 May 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    WOBURN, Mass. _ Monotype Imaging Holdings Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter net income of $7.4 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 27 cents per share. Monotype expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.05 to $1.11 per share, with revenue ranging from $188 million to $194 million.

  • New England's cod fishing cutbacks take effect Friday, 1 May 2015 | 4:01 AM ET

    Federal regulators reduced the Gulf of Maine cod catch limit from 1,550 to 386 metric tons for the fishing year that started Friday. Local pollock have recently sold for about $4 to $7 per pound in Maine, while hake have been around $6 to $8 and haddock $8 to $10. The Gulf of Maine is one of two key cod fishing areas in New England along with Georges Bank off of...

  • BOSTON— Marty Meehan, the former congressman and current chancellor of the University of Massachusetts-Lowell, was named president of the five-campus UMass system on Friday after selling his vision of turning the system into one of the nation's best and promising to raise more money than his predecessors. Meehan listed a number of his priorities, including...

  • DIARY- Top Economic Events to May 14 Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 8:01 PM ET

    BOSTON- Federal Reserve Bank of Boston President Eric Rosengren gives welcome and opening remarks before the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction Act Outreach Meeting hosted by the bank- 1300 GMT. BOSTON- Federal Reserve Board Governor Daniel Tarullo speaks at opening session before the Economic Growth and Regulatory Paperwork Reduction...

  • Bright Horizons tops 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 6:45 PM ET

    WATERTOWN, Mass. _ Bright Horizons Family Solutions Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $22.5 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 40 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $353.6 million.

  • BOSTON— Boston- based Partners HealthCare is notifying about 3,300 patients about a security breach. Partners said some emails contained patient information like names, addresses, dates of birth, telephone numbers and, in some instances, Social Security numbers and clinical information including diagnosis, treatment received and insurance information.

  • Brooks posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 6:39 PM ET

    CHELMSFORD, Mass. _ Brooks Automation Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $2.7 million. On a per-share basis, the Chelmsford, Massachusetts- based company said it had net income of 4 cents. For the current quarter ending in June, Brooks expects its per-share earnings to range from 8 cents to 12 cents.

  • Hanover Insurance posts 1Q profit Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 6:21 PM ET

    WORCESTER, Mass. _ The Hanover Insurance Group Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $54.9 million. Hanover Insurance shares have dropped nearly 4 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Hanover Insurance Group, Earnings Report.

  • Brightcove reports 1Q loss Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 5:57 PM ET

    BOSTON _ Brightcove Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $2.8 million in its first quarter. For the current quarter ending in June, Brightcove expects its results to range from a loss of 5 cents per share to a loss of 3 cents per share. Brightcove expects full-year results to range from a loss of 12 cents per share to a loss of 5 cents per share, with revenue ranging from...

  • Tesaro reports 1Q loss Thursday, 30 Apr 2015 | 5:39 PM ET

    WALTHAM, Mass. _ Tesaro Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $48.5 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $1.12 per share. Tesaro shares have climbed 46 percent since the beginning of the year.