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  • Rutgers center to study Internet gambling in NJ Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 10:14 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A Rutgers University Center will study the impact of Internet gambling in New Jersey. The Center for Gambling Studies at the Rutgers University School of Social Work has been awarded nearly $1.3 million to study online betting in New Jersey, which began 11 months ago. "New Jersey is one of only three states where Internet gambling is legal," said...

  • Cambrex posts 3Q profit Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 9:42 AM ET

    E RUTHERFORD, N.J. _ Cambrex Corp. on Thursday reported net income of $8.8 million in its third quarter. Cambrex expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.11 to $1.19 per share. Cambrex shares have climbed 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PSEG beats 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:54 AM ET

    NEWARK, N.J. _ Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. on Thursday reported third-quarter profit of $444 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 75 cents per share. The parent company of PSEG Power and Public Service Electric& Gas Co. posted revenue of $2.64 billion in the period.

  • PBF Energy beats 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ PBF Energy Inc. on Thursday reported earnings of $141 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.08 per share. PBF Energy shares have fallen 22 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NYC health dept disputes report Ebola doc lied Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 7:38 AM ET
    Dr. Craig Spencer is at Bellevue Hospital in New York undergoing treatment for Ebola.

    New York City's health department said a doctor being treated for Ebola "cooperated fully" with officials, dismissing a report that he initially lied.

  • Pacira posts 3Q loss Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:48 AM ET

    PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ Pacira Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $3 million in its third quarter. The Parsippany, New Jersey- based company said it had a loss of 8 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Chambers Street reports 3Q results Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 6:42 AM ET

    PRINCETON, N.J. _ Chambers Street Properties on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 17 cents per share. Analysts expected $66 million, according to Zacks.

  • Selective Insurance beats 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 5:03 AM ET

    BRANCHVILLE, N.J. _ Selective Insurance Group Inc. on Thursday reported net income of $53.2 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 51 cents per share. Selective Insurance shares have declined 9.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Avis Budget beats 3Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Oct 2014 | 5:03 AM ET

    PARSIPPANY, United States _ Avis Budget Group Inc. on Thursday reported profit of $192 million in its third quarter. On a per-share basis, the Parsippany, United States- based company said it had net income of $1.74. Avis Budget expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.82 to $3 per share, with revenue expected to be $8.5 billion.

  • A handful of the Nov. 4 races such as the dead heat in Illinois, possibly the most fiscally dysfunctional state, shape up as de facto referendums on reform and their results could make municipal bond investors alter their bets. "People are not so much voting for governor in some of these states but how they want the pensions addressed," said Craig Brandon, Co-Director...

  • Ford recalls 205,000 SUVs for fuel tank leaks Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:47 AM ET

    DEARBORN, Mich.— Ford is recalling about 205,000 SUVs in cold-weather states and parts of Canada to fix gas tanks that can rust, leak and cause a fire. The recall affects Ford Edge and Lincoln MKX vehicles from the 2007 and 2008 model years. The SUVs are being recalled in Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan,...

  • Sealed Air beats Street 3Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    ELMWOOD PARK, N.J. _ Sealed Air Corp. on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $59.3 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 46 cents per share. Sealed Air expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.70 to $1.75 per share, with revenue expected to be $7.7 billion.

  • ADP tops 1Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 10:07 AM ET

    ROSELAND, N.J.— Automatic Data Processing Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $295.2 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 60 cents per share. Analysts expected $2.61 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Valley National misses Street 3Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    WAYNE, N.J. _ Valley National Bancorp on Wednesday reported third-quarter profit of $27.7 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 15 cents per share. Analysts expected $137.7 million, according to Zacks.

  • Provident Financial tops Street 3Q forecasts Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 9:52 AM ET

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. _ Provident Financial Services Inc. on Wednesday reported third-quarter net income of $19 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. Analysts expected $72.2 million, according to Zacks.

  • Casino servers settle lawsuit over skimpy uniforms Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:53 AM ET

    ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— Forty women employed at an Atlantic City casino have resolved their discrimination lawsuit over skimpy uniforms. The lawsuit was filed in 2011 after Resorts Casino Hotel adopted a roaring' 20 s theme after the popularity of the HBO series "Boardwalk Empire," which was based on Prohibition-era Atlantic City's reputation as the vice capital of...

  • EEOC sues Honeywell over medical testing policy Wednesday, 29 Oct 2014 | 7:08 AM ET

    The EEOC claims Honeywell's new health screening policy violates the Americans with Disabilities Act and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act, the Star Tribune reported. The Honeywell employee testing was slated to begin last week at a handful of sites throughout the U.S. The screening program is designed to encourage employees to live...

  • WASHINGTON, Oct 28- It's not often that a White House official gets mocked on both Saturday Night Live and a major daily newspaper before he makes his first public appearance. But Ron Klain's low-profile first week as President Barack Obama's behind-the-scenes Ebola "czar" has become another attack point for a White House struggling to show it's on top of the...

  • Oct 28- In a rare move, a securities arbitration panel sided with a broker who alleged UBS AG had hurt his business model and team, although the broker also has to return bonus money. The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority panel ordered UBS to pay Maryland broker Gary Padussis $933,000 in damages. However, it also ordered him to pay $1.7 million to the firm to...

  • Verisk meets 3Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 28 Oct 2014 | 5:54 PM ET

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. _ Verisk Analytics Inc. on Tuesday reported third-quarter profit of $99 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 64 cents per share. Analysts expected $452 million, according to Zacks.