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  • International Bancshares posts 4Q profit Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 4:03 PM ET

    LAREDO, Texas _ International Bancshares Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $38.6 million. International Bancshares shares have declined 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: International Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • CHICAGO, Feb 27- Just a week into the Chinese "Year of the Goat," chefs in New York are sharpening their knives and diners are preparing to drool over bowls of braised goat shoulder tortellini in a smoked broth and plates of rosemary-goat cheese ice cream. The homage dinner menu to the bleating ruminant at Craft Restaurant in New York on Friday night is just the tip of...

  • AUSTIN, Texas— State Farm agreed Friday to pay $352.5 million in refunds to more than 1 million of its Texas customers as part of a sweeping settlement that ends nearly 12 years of legal battles over premiums that state officials say were too high. The company admits no wrongdoing, but says most homeowners who had State Farm policies between Sept. 7, 2003, and the end...

  • US rig count decreases 43 to 1,267 Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:49 PM ET

    HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. fell by 43 this week to 1,267 amid depressed oil prices. Of the major oil- and gas-producing states, North Dakota's count fell by 11, Oklahoma lost nine, Louisiana seven, Texas six, New Mexico four, Colorado three and Wyoming two.

  • Correction: Earns-LHC Group story Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 2:22 PM ET

    LAFAYETTE, La.— In a Feb. 26 story about the financial results of LHC Group Inc., The Associated Press reported erroneously, in a report generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research, that the company missed Wall Street profit expectations. LHC Group beats 4 Q net income, revenue forecasts. LAFAYETTE, La.— LHC Group Inc. on Wednesday...

  • NEWARK, N.J.— Police at Newark Liberty International Airport are being credited with reviving an elderly man who was suffering from heart problems. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey says four of its officers and two supervisors combined to help the 74- year-old Magnolia, Texas man on Thursday. The man then began breathing on his own and was conscious...

  • DALLAS— Southwest Airlines says it expects to meet a federal deadline this weekend and finish examining 128 planes that were grounded because of missed inspections. Southwest Airlines Co. spokeswoman Brandy King said Friday that the airline had inspected 115 of the planes and would check the others by the Sunday night deadline. The Federal Aviation...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- The U.S. stock market has been quiet this week- too quiet. Wall Street has traded in a tight range of late, with both volatility and trading volumes drying up as the earnings season winds down and Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's recent Congressional testimony delivered no surprises. "Economic data will be the biggest driver of market moves over...

  • Adults, as well as children of any age, will be enrolled in the study if they are admitted to Ebola treatment units in Liberia or are health care workers returning to the U.S. for treatment after being infected while serving in West Africa. That has happened to only two people— the nurses who treated patient Thomas Eric Duncan, who had traveled from Africa and died at a...

  • As tastes change, big food makers try hipster guises Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 11:12 AM ET

    Nowhere is it evident that the U.S. Taco Co. is an outpost of a chain better known for cheesy gut bombs: Taco Bell. Major companies are testing whether it would pay to tuck away their world famous logos in favor of more hipster guises: PepsiCo, for instance, introduced a craft soda called Caleb's last year and McDonald's opened a cafe that lists lentils and eggplant on...

  • LONDON, Feb 27- U.S. refineries are processing record quantities of heavy crude from Canada as the perfect complement to light oils from North Dakota and Texas as they struggle to keep their average blend steady. Bakken and Eagle Ford are light, sweet oils, while Saudi Arabia's Arab Heavy and Alberta's Western Canadian Select are much heavier and sourer.

  • Penney's shares extend fall after surprise loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 9:24 AM ET

    NEW YORK— J.C. Penney's stock fell further in premarket trading Friday, a day after the department store chain reported a surprise loss amid increasing expenses even as sales improved. J.C. Penney is still trying to recover from a failed attempt to reinvent itself. Mike Ullman came out of retirement in April 2013 to retake the CEO post after Ron Johnson was ousted.

  • Dril-Quip tops Street 4Q forecasts Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 8:14 AM ET

    HOUSTON _ Dril-Quip Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $59.1 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.34 per share. Dril-Quip shares have fallen almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Tetra Technologies reports 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 7:51 AM ET

    THE WOODLANDS, Texas _ Tetra Technologies Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $149.8 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 8 cents per share. Analysts expected $320.8 million, according to Zacks.

  • CST tops 4Q profit forecasts Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 7:42 AM ET

    SAN ANTONIO _ CST Brands Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $94 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 81 cents per share. Analysts expected $3 billion, according to Zacks.

  • KBR reports 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 7:39 AM ET

    HOUSTON _ KBR Inc. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $1.24 billion, 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 22 cents per share. Analysts expected $1.61 billion, according to Zacks.

  • Goodrich Petroleum reports 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:21 AM ET

    HOUSTON _ Goodrich Petroleum Corp. on Friday reported a loss of $225.8 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 46 cents per share. Analysts expected $57 million, according to Zacks.

  • Del Frisco's misses Street 4Q forecasts Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:18 AM ET

    SOUTHLAKE, Texas _ Del Frisco's Restaurant Group Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $5.5 million. The average estimate of analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. Analysts expected $110.1 million, according to Zacks.

  • HMS Holdings reports 4Q loss Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 6:18 AM ET

    IRVING, Texas _ HMS Holdings Corp. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $2.4 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 17 cents per share. HMS Holdings shares have declined 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • A.H. Belo posts 4Q profit Friday, 27 Feb 2015 | 5:13 AM ET

    DALLAS _ A.H. Belo Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $56.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Dallas- based company said it had profit of $2.50. Keywords: A.H. Belo, Earnings Report.