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  • Movado beats 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 7:19 AM ET

    PARAMUS, N.J. _ Movado Group Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $10.1 million. Movado expects full-year earnings to be $2 to $2.10 per share, with revenue in the range of $590 million to $600 million. Movado shares have declined nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Bellerophon Therapeutics posts 4Q loss Tuesday, 31 Mar 2015 | 7:10 AM ET

    HAMPTON, N.J. _ Bellerophon Therapeutics Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $12.8 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of $2.16 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • Parent company Trump Entertainment Resorts, which Icahn is acquiring, says Stockton University should have bought the shuttered Atlantic Club at the opposite end of town for its campus instead of the Showboat. McDevitt said it is immoral for Icahn, through Trump Entertainment, to block the Showboat redevelopment when the company is sitting on the vacant...

  • SYRACUSE, N.Y.— A lawsuit filed against the popular Dinosaur Bar-B-Que restaurant chain claims the Syracuse- based business doesn't pay tipped workers fair wages. According to a report in The Post-Standard of Syracuse, the lawsuit filed in federal court last week by the New York City law firm Fitapelli and Schaffer says the company failed to properly use the "...

  • Stored for decades in attics, closets and a bank safe-deposit box in New Jersey, the gun belonging to former IRS agent Michael Malone— and possibly used by members of Al Capone's gang— is headed to Las Vegas, where it will be part of an the exhibit at The Mob Museum beginning in mid-April. "Michael Malone was, I believe, the greatest undercover agent in the history of law...

  • Charlie Baker formally asked the federal government on Friday to declare a disaster in 10 Massachusetts counties after a relentless series of winter storms brought record snowfall and frigid temperatures, causing 25 deaths and costing the state and its cities and towns an estimated $400 million. The state is also asking Obama to issue a major disaster...

  • ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.— A package of bills to help Atlantic City and its struggling casino industry is being delayed by a standoff between its sponsors and Gov. Christie wants the state Legislature to approve and send him a package of bills aimed at turning around Atlantic City's struggling fortunes, a spokesman for the governor told The Associated Press on Friday.

  • The four grown sons of John and Joyce Sheridan released a statement expressing doubt about the findings released by Somerset County Prosecutor Geoffrey Soriano. Soriano's office spent six months investigating the Sept. 28 deaths, which came the day after 72- year-old John Sheridan and his 69- year-old wife, Joyce, decorated their Skillman home for Halloween.

  • MOUNTAINSIDE, N.J.— The federal government says it has collected $5.5 million for 1,100 New Jersey gas station attendants who were denied minimum wage and overtime payments. Gas station attendants are a rare sight elsewhere, but they're at every station in New Jersey. New Jersey and Oregon are the only states that don't let motorists pump their own gas.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— The former accountant for a famous Princeton University musical-comedy group whose members have included F. Scott Fitzgerald and Brooke Shields has admitted embezzling $240,000. Fifty-six-year-old Thomas Muza of Hightstown pleaded guilty to second-degree theft by unlawful taking from Princeton's Triangle Club. Princeton's Triangle...

  • MINEOLA, N.Y.— An early morning blaze on Fire Island destroyed several structures, including two well-known landmarks in a historic gay resort, and required dozens of firefighters to respond by ferry from the mainland of Long Island, fire and police officials said Friday. The fire, which was reported at about 1:30 a.m., ruined an apartment complex known as Holly...

  • *Shanghai rebar also hits record low, but cuts losses. SINGAPORE, March 27- Spot iron ore prices hit new record lows on Friday while futures in China and Singapore slid as much as 4 percent before paring losses, on worries that global producers would continue to lift output in a well supplied market. Iron ore prices on China's Dalian Commodity Exchange hit the daily...

  • New Jersey theme park to cut 18K trees to go solar Friday, 27 Mar 2015 | 6:18 AM ET

    JACKSON, N.J.— A theme park plans to cut down more than 18,000 trees for the construction of what it says will be the largest solar farm in New Jersey. Six Flags spokeswoman Kristin Siebeneicher tells the Asbury Park Press the park and KDC Solar have pledged to replant 25,000 trees over a period of seven years. Information from: Asbury Park Press, http://www.app.com.

  • TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 26- A bill to create two casino gambling "destination resorts" in south Florida divided the Republican-controlled statehouse on Thursday, with the expansion of craps, slot machines and high-stakes gaming opposed by family-oriented tourist attractions. Proponents argue that Florida is losing billions in tourism revenue to Caribbean...

  • Agile Therapeutics reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 4:58 PM ET

    PRINCETON, N.J. _ Agile Therapeutics Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $6.8 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 40 cents per share. Agile Therapeutics shares have risen 45 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • New Jersey suit over Florida pizza shop logo tossed Thursday, 26 Mar 2015 | 4:34 PM ET

    TRENTON, N.J.— The New Jersey Turnpike Authority's lawsuit against a Florida pizza shop for using a logo similar to the Garden State Parkway's green and yellow signs has been tossed. The agency sued Jersey Boardwalk Pizza in July over the logo it uses for its two Florida pizza shops, in Tavernier and Homestead, and on merchandise sold online. It said the company was...

  • March 26- New Jersey lawmakers sent a bill to Governor Chris Christie on Thursday that calls for more money from environmental settlements to fund cleanups. The legislation came after the Christie administration announced a controversial $225 million deal with Exxon Mobil Corp on March 5 over environmental contamination from two of its former New Jersey...

  • ATLANTA— In the political uproar over Common Core, various myths are peddled as fact. Rand Paul slams "rotten to the core" propaganda forced on children by an initiative that has no curriculum at all. Even so, the 2016 GOP presidential prospects who are criticizing Common Core have a point— if an overstated one— when they dispute the notion that it is strictly a...

  • NEW YORK, March 26- Leon Cooperman's Omega Advisors Inc told clients earlier this week that it has been subpoenaed by federal prosecutors and regulators seeking information about its trading activities in certain securities, according to a letter seen by Reuters on Thursday. Attorney's office in New Jersey and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • NEW YORK, March 26- The New York Federal Reserve officials tasked with prying interest rates off the floor have been meeting with bankers and traders to plot how best to do it, amid deep uncertainty over how much control they will really have over short-term lending markets. With the U.S. central bank expected to raise rates later this year, Simon Potter and his team...