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March 2- United Airlines has no immediate interest in purchasing 777 X aircraft from Boeing Co but views the plane's predecessor, the 777-300 ER, as a potentially good fit for its network, the carrier's Chief Financial Officer, John Rainey, told Reuters in an interview Monday. While Rainey has said the 777-300 ER interests United, he noted Monday that the aircraft...
March 2- Target Corp has zeroed in on seven grocery categories, including granola, yogurt and craft beer, to attract younger shoppers, urban dwellers, and Hispanics, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with the matter. The changes would mean less shelf space for packaged food companies like Campbell Soup Co, General Mills Inc and Kraft Foods...
March 2- United Airlines has no immediate interest in purchasing 777 X aircraft from Boeing Co but instead views the plane's predecessor, the 777-300 ER, as a potentially good fit for its network, the carrier's Chief Financial Officer, John Rainey, told Reuters in an interview Monday. Rainey said United is not interested in the more expensive 777 X, to be outfitted...
MELBOURNE, March 3- London copper slipped on Tuesday from a seven-week peak hit the session before as expectations of rising U.S. interest rates pushed up the dollar and flattened commodity prices. *The most-traded May copper contract on the Shanghai Futures Exchange slipped 0.6 percent to 42,600 yuan a tonne. *Newmont Mining Corp's Indonesian copper export...
NEW YORK _ NeoStem Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $11.6 million in its fourth quarter. The New York- based company said it had a loss of 32 cents per share. For the year, the company reported that its loss widened to $54.9 million, or $1.68 per share.
SINGAPORE, March 3- U.S. crude held above $49 a barrel on Tuesday on expectations of a smaller build in stockpiles at Cushing, the delivery point for the contract, despite forecasts pointing to a new record high in the nation's inventories. *U.S. crude futures edged up 24 cents to $49.83 a barrel by 2350 GMT, after falling 17 cents in the previous session.
LONDON- Bank of England's Paul Fisher speaks at the Economist's Insurance Summit 2015- 0910 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's Anthony Habgood and Governor Mark Carney appears before Treasury Select Committee- Grabiner Report- 1000 GMT. LAKE FOREST, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago President Charles Evans speaks on current economic conditions and...
NEW YORK _ New Mountain Finance Corp. on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $8.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. Analysts expected $37.1 million, according to Zacks.
NEW YORK _ Chimera Investment Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $6.5 million. On a per-share basis, the New York- based company said it had profit of 1 cent. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 12 cents per share.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top telecom companies were up at the close of trading:. AT&T Inc. rose$. 08 or. 2 percent, to $34.64. Verizon Communications Inc. rose$. 02 or percent, to $49.47.
Aflac Inc. rose$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $62.57. American International Group rose$. 32 or. 6 percent, to $55.65. MBIA fell$. 12 or 1.3 percent, to $8.88.
DR Horton fell$. 17 or. 6 percent, to $27.14. Hovnanian Enterprises Inc. rose$. 13 or 3.5 percent, to $3.87. Lennar Corp. fell$. 17 or. 3 percent, to $50.04.
American Independence Corp.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.9 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Citizens First Corp.: Approximately shares changed hands, a 99.6 decrease from its 65- day average volume. Glen Burnie Bancorp: Approximately shares changed hands, a 100.0 decrease from its 65- day average volume.
Cigna Corp. rose$. 85 or. 7 percent, to $122.48. Humana Inc. fell $2.38 or 1.4 percent, to $162.00. UnitedHealth Group rose$. 77 or. 7 percent, to $114.40.
CVS Health Corp. rose$. 32 or. 3 percent, to $104.19. Rite Aid rose$. 18 or 2.3 percent, to $8.16. Walgreen Boots Alliance Inc. rose$. 54 or. 6 percent, to $83.62.
eBay rose$. 47 or. 8 percent, to $58.38. Google Inc class A rose $12.39 or 2.2 percent, to $575.02. Groupon Inc. fell$. 05 or. 6 percent, to $8.13.
Hecla Mining Co. rose$. 02 or. 6 percent, to $3.34. Pan American Silver Corp. rose$. 01 or. 1 percent, to $9.68. Silver Standard Resources Inc. fell$. 16 or 3.0 percent, to $5.10.
Authentidate Holdings Corp.: Approximately 727,600 shares changed hands, a 1,479.7 percent increase over its 65- day average volume. The shares fell$. 05 or 6.8 percent to$. 67. Axion Power International Inc.: Approximately 10,467,200 shares changed hands, a 4,364.9 percent increase over its 65- day average volume.
Baxter International Inc. rose$. 81 or 1.2 percent, to $69.96. Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. rose $1.38 or 2.3 percent, to $62.30. Eli Lilly& Co. rose$. 95 or 1.4 percent, to $71.12.
Brinker International Inc. rose$. 50 or. 8 percent, to $59.96. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. rose $5.89 or. 9 percent, to $670.86. Darden Restaurants Inc. rose$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $64.38.