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  • Independence Realty Trust reports 4Q results Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 9:03 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA _ Independence Realty Trust Inc. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Philadelphia- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $4.7 million, or 17 cents per share, in the period. The company said it had net income of $189,000, or 1 cent per share.

  • Ahead of the Bell: US new-home sales Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:36 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports January sales of new homes Wednesday at 10 a.m. Eastern. FEWER SALES: Economists expect a 2.3 percent drop in new-home sales to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 470,000, according to a survey by data the firm FactSet. That would be a slight pullback from December's pace of 481,000..

  • US announces reward for accused prolific cyber hacker Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 3:53 PM ET

    Evgeniy Bogachev, who is believed to be in Russia, was indicted in Pittsburgh last year on charges including bank fraud and conspiracy. Bogachev is accused of acting as ringleader for a massive hacking operation in Russia and Ukraine that installed malicious software on victims' computers to capture bank account numbers, passwords and other sensitive...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- Three regional Federal Reserve banks in January repeated an unsuccessful push to have the U.S. central bank increase the interest rate charged to commercial banks for emergency loans, according to minutes from Fed board meetings released on Tuesday. Ahead of the Fed's Jan. 27-28 policy-setting meeting, directors of the Philadelphia, Kansas...

  • 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...

  • Alliqua reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    LANGHORNE, Pa. _ Alliqua Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $5.4 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Langhorne, Pennsylvania- based company said it had a loss of 34 cents. Alliqua shares have climbed 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Toll Brothers tops Street 1Q forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    HORSHAM, Pa. _ Toll Brothers Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $81.3 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share. Toll Brothers shares have increased slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Comcast meets 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    PHILADELPHIA _ Comcast Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $1.93 billion. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 77 cents per share. Comcast shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 2.5 percent.

  • Horsehead reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 24 Feb 2015 | 11:58 AM ET

    PITTSBURGH _ Horsehead Holding Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $4.1 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 11 cents per share. Analysts expected $112.3 million, according to Zacks.

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

    PHILADELPHIA _ RAIT Financial Trust on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Philadelphia- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $21 million, or 26 cents per share, in the period. The company said it had net income of $255 million, or $3.11...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 24- Three years ago, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts cast the tie-breaking vote in a ruling that saved President Barack Obama's signature healthcare reform. As the high court prepares to weigh another challenge that could shatter Obamacare, a review of Roberts' recent votes and opinions suggest he could again sway the case the...

  • Feb 23- Comcast Corp and Time Warner Cable Inc have been sued for $20 billion for allegedly discriminating against African American-owned media and employing advocates such as the NAACP and the Rev. According to the complaint, Comcast entered into "memoranda of understanding" with Sharpton, the NAACP and other advocacy groups to provide large cash "donations"...

  • The union said its per-meal cost came in at $1.22 compared with $1.28 for Aramark, saving taxpayers $2.9 million a year. The Department of Rehabilitation and Correction has recommended renewing Aramark's contract, saying it has saved taxpayers more than expected and had relatively few problems. The prisons agency last year levied $272,000 in fines on...

  • NEW BRITAIN, Conn.— Police responding to a report of an invasion at the home of a credit union official on Monday uncovered what they believe is a robbery plot and then found a man with an apparent bomb strapped to his body at the credit union. The series of events began just after 8 a.m. in nearby Bristol at the home of the Achieve Financial Credit Union's chief...

  • An outside audit of the Legislature's finances showed that the surplus grew to $161 million, as of last June 30. At the time, Corbett struck $65 million from the Legislature's own appropriations and an additional $7.2 million in earmarks and other spending items picked by lawmakers. For years, auditors hired to report on the Legislature's financial practices...

  • MOORESTOWN, N.J.— An employee of an armed security company opened fire on a co-worker inside the business Monday morning before fatally shooting himself outside, police said. The surviving victim was shot four times, and was listed in critical condition at Cooper Hospital in Camden, Moorestown police Lt. The office is located in a business park and is less than a...

  • PENNSAUKEN, N.J.— A tanker truck carrying nearly 9,000 gallons of fuel caught fire Monday on a major highway in southern New Jersey, spewing thick, black smoke into the sky. The fire broke out shortly after 11 a.m., when the truck overturned on the Route 90 on-ramp to Route 130 in Pennsauken, authorities said. The smoke could be seen 5 miles away, in downtown Philadelphia.

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— A proposal to sell off most of Pennsylvania's state-owned liquor system and its wholesale distribution network moved ahead with a vote in the Legislature on Monday, although its prospects to become law remain uncertain. The state House Liquor Control Committee voted 15- to-10 to advance a Republican-backed proposal similar to a bill that...

  • Armstrong World Industries posts 4Q loss Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:46 AM ET

    LANCASTER, Pa. _ Armstrong World Industries Inc. on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $3.6 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 28 cents per share. Armstrong World Industries expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.05 to $2.45...

  • Armstrong World Industries to split in two Monday, 23 Feb 2015 | 7:38 AM ET

    LANCASTER, Pa.— Armstrong World Industries is spinning off its flooring business, creating two publicly traded companies with the other focused on ceilings. Armstrong World Industries will include the building products division, with 22 manufacturing plants in eight countries. Armstrong Building Products CEO Vic Grizzle will serve as CEO of Armstrong...