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  • SYDNEY, Feb 8- U.S. soybeans dipped to a 10- day low in Asian trade on Monday as rains in Argentina relieved pressure on crops, although trading was muted amid Lunar New Year holidays. *Chicago Board Of Trade front-month soybeans eased slightly to $8.67 a bushel, the lowest since January 29. *Front-month corn rose 0.1 percent to $3.66 a bushel, having earlier hit a low of...

  • BEDFORD, N.Y.— A builder whose company worked on the World Trade Center in New York City, the Century City complex in Los Angeles and Walt Disney's EPCOT center in Florida among other high-profile developments has died. Tishman died Saturday morning at his home in Bedford, about 35 miles north of New York. He later oversaw the construction of some of the nation's...

  • Golub Capital BDC misses Street 1Q forecasts Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 4:15 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Golub Capital BDC Inc. on Friday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $20.6 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. Golub Capital BDC shares have decreased slightly more than 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Lawsuit challenges tribal reservation decision Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 3:51 PM ET

    "The federal government has grossly overstepped its authority," said Adam Bond, a lawyer for the 25 Taunton residents named in the suit. The 2015 decision granted the Mashpee Wampanoags 151 acres in Taunton and 170 acres in Mashpee, a town some 50 miles away on Cape Cod. Backed by Malaysian casino developers the Genting Group, the tribe proposes a $500 million Las...

  • Grain lower, livestock mixed Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 10:39 AM ET

    CHICAGO— Grain futures were lower Friday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for March delivery was 5.25 cents lower at $4.6740 a bushel; March corn was 1.25 cents lower at $3.6720 a bushel; March oats were 1 cent higher at $1.9720 a bushel; while March soybeans was 1.25 cents lower at $8.7320 a bushel. April live cattle was. 60 cent lower at $1.3505 a...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 5- Barack Obama might seem an unlikely investor in the firearms industry. Since Obama was elected in 2009, mutual funds have raised their stakes to about $510 million from $30 million in the nation's two largest gun manufacturers with publicly traded shares, Smith& Wesson Corp and Sturm, Ruger& Co. The White House declined to comment on Obama's...

  • Wyoming sees record number of tourists in 2015 Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 10:09 AM ET

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Wyoming attracted a record number of tourists— and their money— in 2015, according to preliminary numbers. Lower fuel prices, well executed marketing campaigns and more foreign travelers all had a part in boosting travel in Wyoming and nationwide, state Office of Tourism Executive Director Diane Shober said. According to preliminary numbers, a...

  • USG tops 4Q profit forecasts Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 8:20 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ USG Corp. on Friday reported fourth-quarter net income of $812 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 30 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $946.6 million.

  • *March wheat in Paris falls to contract low. LONDON, Feb 5- Wheat futures in both Chicago and Paris were lower on Friday, weighed down by the slow pace of exports while corn was little changed and soybeans edged up. March wheat on the Chicago Board of Trade was off 0.3 percent at $4.71-1/ 2 a bushel at 1152 GMT.

  • CME tops Street 4Q forecasts Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 7:15 AM ET

    CHICAGO _ CME Group Inc. on Friday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $291.7 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 90 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $807.4 million.

  • FRANKFURT, Feb 5- Monsanto could seek to expand in agricultural chemicals by deepening its partnership with Germany's BASF after losing out to ChemChina in its bid to buy seeds and pesticides firm Syngenta. But while the Ludwigshafen, Germany- based company is not willing to sell its pesticides unit, recent consolidation in the industry means it is now seen by...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 5- Investment vehicles that funneled more than $100 billion into U.S. pipelines, storage and other facilities during the shale boom now face an existential crisis after oil tumbled so low that it upended assumptions about risks and returns they offer. The collapse in stock prices of such master limited partnerships as Plains All American and...

  • In New England, where a regional casino war is afoot, Connecticut's Foxwoods is remaking one of its gambling floors— now christened "The Fox"— as a hip, fun scene in the sprawling 30- year-old casino complex. In Rhode Island, the more modest-sized Twin River Casino removed 274 slot machines to make way for more poker and other table games favored by younger gamblers...

  • AptarGroup tops 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:45 PM ET

    CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill. _ AptarGroup Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $43.4 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 64 cents per share. AptarGroup shares have dropped roughly 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Enova International posts 4Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:17 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Enova International Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $4.2 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Enova International said it expects revenue in the range of $150 million to $165 million. Enova International shares have dropped 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Kemper posts 4Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:11 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Kemper Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.6 million. The Chicago- based company said it had profit of 9 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $85.7 million, or $1.65 per share.

  • Paylocity reports 2Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:39 PM ET

    ARLINGTON HEIGTHS, Ill. _ Paylocity Holding Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $1.2 million in its fiscal second quarter. For the current quarter ending in April, Paylocity expects its per-share earnings to range from 13 cents to 15 cents. Paylocity expects full-year earnings in the range of 18 cents to 19 cents per share, with revenue ranging from $223 million...

  • Stericycle tops 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:35 PM ET

    LAKE FOREST, Ill. _ Stericycle Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $78.9 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.08 per share. Stericycle shares have declined almost 4 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased slightly more than...

  • Echo Global Logistics tops 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:27 PM ET

    CHICAGO _ Echo Global Logistics Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.7 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 25 cents per share. Echo Global Logistics expects full-year revenue in the range of $1.8 billion to $1.88 billion.

  • DeVry reports 2Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:23 PM ET

    DOWNERS GROVE, Ill. _ DeVry Education Group Inc. on Thursday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $50.6 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 66 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $456.8 million.