MELBOURNE, Feb 11- Rio Tinto slumped to a loss for 2015 as prices for iron ore and copper plummeted and scrapped its promise to maintain or lift its dividend annually for this year onward due to a tough outlook. Rio reported a net loss of $866 million, hammered by $1.8 billion in writedowns, relating mainly to its Simandou iron ore project in Guinea.» Read More
Stanley Black& Decker on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $145.8 million.
Blackstone reported a 6 percent decline in fourth-quarter profit on Thursday as its real estate funds appreciated less than they did a year ago.
Time Warner Cable's fourth-quarter profit climbed as it added a record number of subscribers, but its adjusted results missed analysts' estimates.
A 24-hour White Castle location in Las Vegas had to close for more than two hours to restock after its grand opening.
Nintendo issued a profit warning, even as it sells fewer consoles, the sharp weakening of the yen means overseas sales will inflate its net income.
Canon reported a slight rise in profit thanks to a weak yen, even as its camera business struggled to attract photographers.
International Paper on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $134 million.
Hess Corp. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
General Dynamics reported a 42 percent jump in profit and said quarterly aircraft orders were at their highest in more than three years.
Japan's Canon reported a slight rise in profit thanks to a weaker yen, even as its camera business struggled to attract photographers.
AmerisourceBergen on Wednesday reported a fiscal first-quarter loss of $199.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.
American Electric Power on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $191 million, falling short of estimates.
St. Jude Medical on Wednesday predicted that foreign-exchange headwinds would pressure its sales and dampen its outlook for the coming year.
CommScope said it would buy nearly all of Swiss electronics firm TE Connectivity's network gear business for about $3 billion.
United Technologies cut its full-year outlook because of the negative impact of a stronger dollar as the U.S. conglomerate reported higher earnings.
Facebook's Oculus VR is getting into movies with an in-house studio dedicated to making virtual-reality films.
Bristol-Myers Squibb reported higher-than-expected earnings, helped by strong sales of its hepatitis C drugs and its Eliquis blood clot preventer.
3M on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $1.18 billion.
The New York Stock Exchange will open as scheduled on Tuesday, a spokesman said.
DuPont says portfolio changes and productivity improvements contributed to an increase in fourth-quarter earnings.