*4th- qtr profit of $400,000 vs $35.3 mln loss year earlier. Feb 27- Trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc reported fourth-quarter results that beat Wall Street estimates as operating revenue in its regional transportation business rose 10 percent, sending its shares up about 11 percent.» Read More
Obama made the announcement in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, about 20 miles from Washington, at a distribution center for Safeway grocery stores, next to a trucking rig that had been redesigned to increase fuel economy.
LOS ANGELES, Jan 31- Blu LNG, one of the biggest names in the move to wean U.S. trucks off diesel onto natural gas, has laid off 20 percent of its staff, ousted several senior executives and slowed down development of fueling stations as it waits for more truckers to embrace the switch to the cheap and cleaner-burning fuel.
Jan 27- Teamsters union members have approved YRC Worldwide Inc's revised contract, clearing the way for the struggling trucking company to proceed with refinancing its more than $1 billion debt, sending its shares up as much as 11 percent.
Jan 27- Teamsters union members have approved YRC Worldwide Inc's revised labor contract, clearing the way for the struggling trucking company to proceed with its refinancing plans, sending its shares up 13 percent before the bell.
Are regulations slowing down transports? Donald Broughton, Avondale Partners, shares his thoughts on what's driving transportation stocks lower and provides an outlook on the sector.
*Alcoa slides after results, Sears down on holiday sales. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks traded flat on Friday after the December payroll report came in much weaker than expected, raising new questions about both the strength of the economy and the aggressiveness of Federal Reserve stimulus.
*Alcoa slides after results, Sears down on holiday sales. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks edged lower on Friday after the December payroll report came in much weaker than expected, raising new questions about both the strength of the economy and the aggressiveness of Federal Reserve stimulus.
*Alcoa shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks were little changed in volatile trading on Friday as a weaker-than-expected payrolls report was partly blamed on frigid weather, leaving traders in search of further clues on the state of the economy.
*Alcoa shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stocks were set to rise slightly at the open on Friday even as the December jobs report came in much weaker than anticipated. "That's what markets do," said John Canally, investment strategist and economist for LPL Financial in Boston.
*Alcoa shares slide after results. NEW YORK, Jan 10- U.S. stock index futures climbed in low volume on Friday as traders awaited a key report on employment in the world's largest economy. "I expect the number to be strong and an initial surge to 1,850 on the S&P," said Ken Polcari, director of the NYSE floor division at O'Neil Securities in New York.
*Alcoa shares slide after results. *Alcoa reported a massive quarterly loss on Thursday after recent declines in aluminum prices; its shares fell 7.5 percent in premarket trading.
Jan 9- Workers at trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc represented by the Teamsters union rejected a contract extension that the company proposed, putting a plan to restructure its debt in jeopardy.
Dec 23- Trucking company YRC Worldwide Inc said it reached an agreement with some shareholders and institutional investors to reduce its debt by about $300 million.
CHICAGO, Dec 13- Don't believe the gassy hype. The United States may be floating on an ocean of cheap, domestically sourced natural gas. That's sent the domestic price of natural gas plunging and fanned big talk from heavy hitters like General Electric's Lorenzo Simonelli about its future as a transport fuel.
Nov 13- Shares of YRC Worldwide Inc lost a quarter of their value, as the trucking company struggled with the implementation of operational changes designed to help reduce its large debt.
Nov 13- Shares of YRC Worldwide were set to open 25 percent lower after the trucking company reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss, citing a shortage of drivers.
LONDON, Nov 4- In the decade to 2013, shale gas and oil transformed the U.S. and global energy markets. Freight trucks powered by liquefied natural gas rather than diesel could become a common sight on the U.S. interstate highway system under plans being developed and financed by Royal Dutch Shell.
That is likely the case for William and Leslie Johnson of Jackson County, since the state decided not to expand the Medicaid program for the poor under President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act.
SHANGHAI, Sept 24- China's top coal producing region of Inner Mongolia will cut administrative fees and transport charges for local miners as they battle with weak prices and sluggish demand, the official Xinhua news agency said.
**BLACKBERRY LTD, $10.61, up 2.8 pct. **KYTHERA BIOPHARMACEUTICALS INC, $42.00, up 25 pct. Over 1,000 patients from the United States and Canada were enrolled in two late-stage studies for evaluating the drug against a placebo, Kythera said.