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  • Puerto Rico Governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla shocked investors in June when he said the island's debt- totaling $72 billion- was unpayable and required restructuring. Puerto Rico has flagged that it will likely skip a $58 million payment due Aug. 1 on its Public Finance Corporation debt, which has weaker investor protection than some other bonds.

  • SYDNEY, July 31- U.S. soybeans held steady on Friday, though the oilseed was heading for a fourth consecutive weekly loss, as the market weighed up whether signs of growing export demand would start to erode ample supplies more quickly. *Corn touched a five-week low of $3.75-3/ 4 a bushel on Thursday. *Wheat fell to a five-week low of $4.93-1/ 4 a bushel on Thursday.

  • DEERFIELD, Ill. _ Textura Corp. on Thursday reported a loss of $2.9 million in its second quarter. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $21.2 million. For the current quarter ending in September, Textura expects its per-share earnings to range from 5 cents to 7 cents.

  • President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has helped fuel adoption of these arrangements. Baltimore- based CareFirst said growth in overall medical spending slowed to a rate of 2 percent, compared with annual increases averaging 7.5 percent before the program began in 2011.. CareFirst's medical home program covers just under 1.1 million people,...

  • GRAPEVINE, Texas— Three passengers were slightly hurt while evacuating an American Airlines jet after smoke was detected in the plane as it prepared to leave Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. American spokeswoman Andrea Huguely says the crew of Flight 1658 deployed the emergency slides during Thursday's incident. Huguely says American officials...

  • NEW YORK— Medical device maker Abbott Laboratories said Thursday it has agreed to buy replacement heart valve maker Tendyne Holdings for $225 million, and has invested in a second company in the field. Tendyne is conducting a U.S. clinical trial of a product called the bioprosthetic mitral valve system and it plans to start a study in 2016 to support approval of...

  • NEW YORK— Acco Brands Corp. is recalling about 3.3 million wall-mounted dry erase boards after customers said they cut their hands, fingers and feet while removing the board from a wall. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission says metal can be exposed when the board is taken down from a wall. The boards were sold under the Quartet brand at Ace Hardware, Office...

  • CHICAGO— Grain futures mixed Thursday in early trading on the Chicago Board of Trade. Wheat for September delivery was 1.50 cents lower at $4.9460 a bushel; December corn was 1.50 cents lower at $3.7660 a bushel; December oats were 2 cents higher at $2.42 bushel; while November soybeans 4.50 cents higher at 9.4760 cents a bushel. October live cattle was. 83 cent...

  • Cabot posts 3Q profit 20 Hours Ago

    AURORA, Ill. _ Cabot Microelectronics Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $9.7 million. The Aurora, Illinois- based company said it had profit of 39 cents per share. Keywords: Cabot Microelectronics, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK— After starting the day broadly lower, U.S. stocks recovered nearly all of their losses by mid-afternoon Thursday and were trading near breakeven. A batch of disappointing results from Procter& Gamble, Facebook and others weighed on the market. NO SALE: Consumer products giant Procter& Gamble fell $3.20, or 4 percent, to $77.43.

  • President Barack Obama's healthcare reform law has helped fuel adoption of these arrangements. Baltimore- based CareFirst said growth in overall medical spending slowed to a rate of 2 percent, compared with annual increases averaging 7.5 percent before the program began in 2011.. CareFirst's medical home program covers just under 1.1 million people,...

  • CHICAGO _ Ares Commercial Real Estate Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $9 million. Ares Commercial Real Estate expects full-year earnings to be $1.12 to $1.18 per share. Ares Commercial Real Estate shares have risen almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • July 30- Mondelez International Inc reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit, helped by lower costs, and the maker of Cadbury chocolate and Oreo cookies boosted its share buyback plan by $6 billion. Mondelez said it expects core net revenue to grow by at least 3 percent for the year, up from its prior forecast of at least 2 percent growth.

  • CHICAGO _ LKQ Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $119.7 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.86 billion.

  • LAKE FOREST, Ill. _ Brunswick Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $117.8 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.02 per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.15 billion.

  • DEERFIELD, Ill.— Shares of Mondelez International Inc. jumped Thursday after the snack maker reported better-than-expected earnings for the second quarter due to reduced expenses. Mondelez reported net income of $406 million, or 25 cents per share, for the three months ended June 30 compared with $622 million, or 36 cents per share, in the prior-year period.

  • CHICAGO _ CME Group Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $265 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 92 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $818.7 million.

  • WESTCHESTER, Ill. _ Ingredion Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $106.7 million. Ingredion expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.60 to $5.90 per share. Ingredion shares have fallen almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Corn, wheat up after previous session losses. SINGAPORE/ PARIS, July 30- Chicago soybeans gained more ground on Thursday, and have now risen 3.3 percent over three consecutive sessions, on concerns over a smaller planted area and ahead of the crop's key phase of development. Chicago Board of Trade August soybeans rose 1.0 percent to $9.93 a bushel by 1000 GMT, while...

  • CHICAGO, July 29- Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday proposed more than $2.5 billion of bond sales even as the city faces big budget deficits and the possibility that its already-low credit ratings could fall further. Under ordinances proposed to the city council, Chicago would sell up to $2 billion of senior lien general airport revenue bonds with $1.7...