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  • ELKHART, Ind. _ Thor Industries Inc. on Monday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $82.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.37 per share. Thor Industries shares have increased 47 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TRENTON, N.J.— Drug giant Pfizer says it won't split into two publicly traded companies, despite pressure from investors frustrated by its lagging stock price, ending years of Wall Street speculation over its strategy and future. Pfizer has said it spent $600 million on preparations for such a split. As a result, Pfizer has been reporting detailed financial...

  • INDIANAPOLIS _ The Finish Line Inc. on Friday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $22.1 million. Finish Line expects full-year earnings to be $1.50 to $1.56 per share. Finish Line shares have increased 33 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pickup trucks a year once investments promised in its Canadian unit's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers,...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in the company's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers, early on...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in its Canadian unit's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers,...

  • TORONTO, Sept 22- General Motors Co's Oshawa plant will do final assembly work on at least 70,000 pick-up trucks a year once investments promised in the company's new labor agreement are complete, according to two sources close to negotiations. GM reached a tentative labor deal with Unifor, the union that represents its Canadian manufacturing workers, early on...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— The union representing faculty and coaches at 14 state universities says its members will strike by the end of October if a new contract settlement is not reached. The Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education said after a fifth day of marathon bargaining sessions Wednesday that it has proposed raising faculty pay by 12 percent while...

  • Diplodia, which causes a whitish mold between kernels, is common in corn but its emergence this year appears to be more severe than normal, particularly in central Illinois and western Ohio following rainy summer weather, agronomists in those states said. The fungus has also emerged in parts of Missouri, Iowa and Indiana. It's serious money, "said John Werries, who...

  • Trump Jr. said Wednesday in Salt Lake City that his tweet was spurred by his concern as a father about inadequate vetting of people coming into the United States. His remarks came during a visit with editorial boards from the Mormon-owned Deseret News and KSL-TV. Trump Jr. said "We've seen what's going on in Europe.

  • Today, as the Republican presidential nominee pursues black voters with vows to fix inner-city troubles, many Gary residents say his pitch to solve the problems of crime and poverty is disturbingly familiar. Little more than a decade after investing in Gary, Trump's casino company declared bankruptcy and cashed out his stake in the boat— leaving behind...

  • LAS VEGAS— Officials from 21 states sued the U.S. Department of Labor Tuesday over a new rule that would make about 4 million higher-earning workers eligible for overtime pay, slamming the measure as inappropriate federal overreach by the Obama Administration. Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt, a Republican, filed the lawsuit in U.S. District Court in...

  • *Sarepta soars after FDA approves muscle drug. Sept 19- A see-saw session on Wall Street on Monday ended little changed, with gains in big bank stocks offsetting a drag from Apple, as investors braced for the Federal Reserve meeting later this week. The Fed is expected to leave interest rates unchanged at the two-day meeting, but investors will assess Chair Janet...

  • SINGAPORE, Sept 19- Oil prices rose in Asian trade on Monday after Venezuela said that OPEC and non- OPEC countries were close to reaching an output stabilizing deal and as clashes in Libya raised concerns that efforts to restart crude exports could be disrupted. Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on Sunday that a deal between OPEC and non- OPEC countries...

  • CARMEL, Ind.— For-profit college operator ITT Educational Services Inc. has filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. The Indianapolis Star reported Friday that the Carmel, Indiana- based company is unloading its assets after the shutdown of 130 campuses nationwide. Information from: The Indianapolis Star, http://www.indystar.com.

  • *Iran oil exports near pre-sanctions level- source. NEW YORK, Sept 16- Crude oil prices fell 2 percent on Friday to multi-week lows as swelling Iranian exports reinforced fears of a global glut, while gasoline rallied on refinery and pipeline outages. Brent crude futures settled down 82 cents, or 1.8 percent, at $45.77 a barrel, hitting a two-week bottom of $45.48.

  • *Iran oil exports near pre-sanctions level- source. NEW YORK, Sept 16- Crude oil prices fell by up to 2 percent on Friday to multi-week lows as swelling Iranian exports reinforced fears of a global glut, while gasoline rallied on refinery and pipeline outages. Brent crude futures settled down 82 cents, or 1.8 percent, at $45.77 a barrel, hitting a two-week bottom of...

  • NEW YORK, Sept 16- Gasoline futures have soared and prices at the pump in certain states have started to spike due to an ongoing partial shutdown of Colonial Pipeline, the vital artery bringing gasoline and other products to the U.S. East Coast. Specifically, traders and analysts say the six states most likely to be affected are Georgia, Virginia, South Carolina,...

  • *Iran oil exports near pre-sanctions level-source. NEW YORK, Sept 16- Crude oil prices fell by up to 2 percent on Friday to multi-week lows as swelling Iranian exports reinforced fears of a global glut, while gasoline rallied on refinery and pipeline outages. Brent crude futures slid 86 cents, or 1.9 percent, to $45.73 a barrel by 1:09 p.m. EDT.

  • CHICAGO, Sept 16- U.S. grain dealers will need to boost their cash market bids to buy corn and soybeans this fall as growers try to hold as much of their projected record harvests on farms as possible. "If you are a farmer and for a truckload of beans you get $8,000 and a truckload of corn you get $2,400, what are you going to sell first?" said Glenn Hollander, a Chicago- based...