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  • GREENWICH, Conn. _ Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its fiscal third quarter. The Greenwich, Connecticut- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $10.8 million, or 32 cents per share, in the period. The company said it had net income of $4.9 million, or 14 cents per share.

  • GREENWICH, Conn. _ Urstadt Biddle Properties Inc. on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its fiscal third quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Greenwich, Connecticut, said it had funds from operations of $10.8 million, or 32 cents per share, in the period. The company said it had net income of $4.9 million, or 14 cents per share.

  • *Caterpillar falls after broker downgrade. *Microsoft drags down S&P 500. It was an okay jobs report, but there's worry about China going into the weekend, "said John Augustine, chief investment officer, Huntington Trust in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Sept 4- There's a roughly one-in-three chance the Federal Reserve hikes later this month and, guess what: the stock market won't like it. Stephen Lewis, economist at London's ADM Investor Services International, wonders to what extent Janet Yellen will recall the advice of famed child-rearing expert Dr. Benjamin Spock, who counseled that giving into tantrums...

  • NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Vince Holding Corp., down $4.03 to $5.24. Gap Inc., down 60 cents to $32.41.

  • U.S. stocks slumped on Friday after the government's monthly jobs report gave investors few clues about the Federal Reserve's next move on interest rates. The government reported that the unemployment rate fell to a seven-year low in August, but also said that employers added fewer jobs than forecast. The Dow fell 272.38 points, or 1.7 percent, to 16,102.38.

  • It filed for an IPO that was valued at up to $100 million, according to a form filed Friday with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The $100 million figure is an estimate used for the purpose of calculating a filing fee. McGraw-Hill Education lost $330.7 million last year as it invested $150 million in digital learning, and plans to spend another $175 million...

  • WASHINGTON— Figures on government spending and debt.

  • SAO PAULO— Federal prosecutors on Friday filed corruption, racketeering and money laundering charges against Jose Dirceu, Brazil's former presidential chief of staff, for his alleged involvement in the massive corruption scheme at state-owned oil company Petrobras. Sixteen other people were also charged, including Joao Vaccari Neto, the former treasurer...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. medium- and long-dated Treasuries prices rose on Friday, while prices for short-dated notes were mostly flat, after U.S. monthly employment data bolstered the case for the Federal Reserve to hike interest rates later this month. Nonfarm payrolls increased 173,000 last month, a slowdown from July's upwardly revised gain of 245,000 and the...

  • NEW YORK— At Home Group, a chain of stores that sells furniture, rugs and other home goods, said Friday that it plans to become a publicly-traded company. At Home expects to list its stock on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol "HOME." The company reported a loss of $436,000 in the year ending Jan. 31, 2015, narrower than its loss of $22.3 million the...

  • Sept 4- Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV's U.S. arm said on Friday it would recall 7,810 sport utility vehicles in the United States to update software for radios to prevent hacking. The announcement by FCA US LLC, formerly Chrysler Group LLC, comes more than a month after the company recalled about 1.4 million vehicles in the United States for the software update.

  • Sept 4- Bertelsmann SE& Co KGgA, Europe's largest media group, is close to acquiring a minority stake in learning technology firm HotChalk, according to people familiar with the matter, as the educational technology sector continues to grow. Bertelsmann is leading a funding round that could value the Campbell, California- based company at $600 million to $800...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- U.S. stock indexes ended down more than 1 percent on Friday after a mixed August jobs report did little to quell investor uncertainty about whether the Federal Reserve will increase interest rates this month.

  • FRANKFURT/ VLADIVOSTOK, Russia, Sept 4- Russia's Gazprom and its European partners signed a shareholders' agreement on the Nord Stream-2 gas pipeline project that will run beneath the Baltic Sea to Europe, bringing Europe closer into Moscow's energy orbit, a move criticized by the U.S. energy envoy. Russia provides for around a third of EU energy needs, but around...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 4- Slowing growth in emerging markets and currency fluctuations in anticipation of a U.S. interest rate hike may push third-quarter revenue and earnings estimates lower this month. This could happen fairly quickly, "said Tim Ghriskey, chief investment officer of Solaris Group in Bedford Hills, New York. In addition, demand is likely slower in many...

  • The company, owned by private equity firm Apollo Global Management LLC, did not name the underwriters for the IPO in its filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Reuters reported earlier this week that McGraw-Hill Education has hired Credit Suisse Group AG and Morgan Stanley to lead the IPO, expected to value the company at between $5 billion and...

  • Gallagher submitted his resignation letter to the White House in May, but he had not announced a date of departure. But that process has been delayed after progressive-leaning groups pressured the White House not to replace Aguilar with any corporate lawyers who represent Wall Street. Media reports have said the White House is eyeing former U.S.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 4- Amazon.com Inc is adding staff for a new division dedicated to restaurants in Seattle and New York, with indications the unit is trying to rapidly expand a meal delivery service, according to posts on LinkedIn and the company's jobs site. The online retailer has dabbled in food delivery before but its move to form a dedicated division called...

  • Securities and Exchange Commission Republican member Daniel Gallagher announced on Friday that he will not stay on at the agency past Oct. 2. Gallagher and Democratic SEC Commissioner Luis Aguilar, whose term is expiring, were expected to stay at the SEC until President Barack Obama nominated their replacements. But that process has been delayed after...