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  • Cumberland posts 4Q profit Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 5:46 PM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Cumberland Pharmaceuticals Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $669,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Nashville, Tennessee- based company said it had net income of 4 cents. For the year, the company reported net income of $2.4 million, or 14 cents per share, swinging to a profit...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Electric-car maker Tesla Motors on Tuesday offered to make some compromises to help state lawmakers pass legislation this year allowing direct sales to Connecticut consumers. To further limit the impact of the legislation, Tesla said it would agree to language restricting direct sales to manufacturers with an established presence in...

  • AutoZone tops Street 2Q forecasts Tuesday, 3 Mar 2015 | 7:43 AM ET

    MEMPHIS, Tenn.— AutoZone Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $211.7 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $6.37 per share. AutoZone shares have increased roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed roughly 3 percent.

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— The Federal Communication Commission ruled last week that cities like Chattanooga may expand their municipal broadband service, but Tennessee officials who oppose the decision are lining up to block the move. Slatery was among several prominent Republicans who had urged the FCC not to override a state law blocking Chattanooga's electric...

  • NEW YORK— A New York City lawmaker said at a hearing Tuesday that he didn't have confidence in the leadership of the private health provider awarded a $126 million contract to administer health care at the Rikers Island jail complex. Health Committee Chairman Corey Johnson, at times incensed, repeatedly cited a report by The Associated Press last year that...

  • WASHINGTON— Congressional Republicans sent a message Monday that they hope the Supreme Court and voters will hear: They have ideas to keep the country's health care system from crumbling if the justices obliterate a bedrock feature of President Barack Obama's heath care law. They were released in the run-up to Wednesday's oral arguments before the Supreme...

  • House Roll Call: Approving 1-week DHS funding bill Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 10:25 PM ET

    The 357-60 roll call Friday by which the House approved a bill to fund the Homeland Security Department for one week. The bill goes to President Barack Obama for his signature. Republicans— Aderholt, X; Brooks, N; Byrne, Y; Palmer, N; Roby, Y; Rogers, Y.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- U.S. stocks edged down late in Friday's session on the last trading day of February, led by technology stocks, but oil prices rebounded for their first monthly gain since June. European shares broke multi-year records ahead of the European Central Bank's planned moves to stimulate growth. The Nasdaq was the weakest of the three major U.S. indexes,...

  • Recalls this week: hand trucks, ceiling fans Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 3:10 PM ET

    DETAILS: Cosco Home& Office Products 3- in-1 convertible aluminum hand trucks with model numbers 12-301 ABL and 12-301 ABL1. They were manufactured from January 2009 to October 2011. They were sold at Ace Hardware, Costco Wholesale Club, Lowe's, Price Mart and United Stationers and online at The Home Depot.com from March 2009 to October 2011.

  • Q4 GDP revised lower to 2.2 pct. NEW YORK, Feb 27- U.S. That marked a downward revision from the 2.6 percent pace estimated last month, the Commerce Department said.

  • *Nissan working on plan to utilise Japan capacity- exec. "The key word is flexibility," Jose Munoz, executive vice president at Nissan and chairman of its North American arm, told reporters at Nissan's headquarters in Yokohama. With recent and upcoming model launches in the United States such as the Murano sport-utility vehicle, Maxima sedan and Titan pickup truck,...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn.— State Senate Speaker Ron Ramsey said Thursday that it may have been "a mistake" for Tennessee to subsidize the development of the General Motors plant outside Nashville because it has a United Auto Workers union contract. Republican lawmakers have grumbled about the United Auto Workers union's ongoing role at the plant, and Ramsey pointed to...

  • Graceland brings Elvis back to his Las Vegas home Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 2:01 PM ET

    LAS VEGAS— Graceland will always be home, but Las Vegas is set to be Elvis Presley's home away from home yet again. Officials with Elvis Presley Enterprises Inc. and the Westgate Las Vegas casino-hotel revealed details Thursday of plans for "Graceland Presents Elvis: The Exhibition- The Show- The Experience" expected to open April 23, 59 years to the day when Elvis...

  • *Traders focus on higher U.S. core CPI for Jan. NEW YORK, Feb 26- U.S. Well this piece of data was fine, it was roughly as expected, and so now I can be slightly less defensive, "' said Jim Vogel, interest rate strategist at FTN Financial in Memphis, Tennessee.

  • Ryman Hospitality Properties posts 4Q profit Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 11:03 AM ET

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Ryman Hospitality Properties Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $62.2 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 97 cents per share. Ryman Hospitality Properties expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.96 to $5.34 per share.

  • Symmetry Surgical reports 4Q loss Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 10:01 AM ET

    ANTIOCH, Tenn. _ Symmetry Surgical Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $29.5 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Antioch, Tennessee- based company said it had a loss of $3.08. Keywords: Symmetry Surgical, Earnings Report.

  • ServiceMaster tops Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 7:57 AM ET

    MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ ServiceMaster Global Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $20 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. Analysts expected $575.9 million, according to Zacks.

  • FCC allows city-owned Internet providers to expand Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 4:57 AM ET

    The decision quietly played out minutes before the FCC took up the higher-profile issue of Internet neutrality, which imposed the toughest rules yet on broadband providers like Comcast, Verizon and AT&T. In the less prominent case, the cities of Wilson, North Carolina, and Chattanooga, Tennessee, asked the FCC to override state laws that have prevented them from...

  • Regulators approve tougher rules for Internet providers Thursday, 26 Feb 2015 | 3:05 AM ET

    "Today is a red-letter today for Internet freedom," said FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler, whose remarks at Thursday's meeting frequently prompted applause by Internet activists in the audience. In an online letter, he thanked the millions who wrote to the FCC and spoke out on social media in support of the change. "Today's FCC decision will protect innovation and create a...

  • Wright Medical reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 25 Feb 2015 | 6:54 PM ET

    ARLINGTON, Tenn. _ Wright Medical Group Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $111.2 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 27 cents per share. Wright Medical expects full-year results to range from a loss of $1.77 per share to a loss of $1.67 per share, with revenue in the range of $325...