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  • All but Florida had accepted a Medicaid expansion that is one of two major pathways to coverage under President Barack Obama's health care law. GOP presidential candidates are vowing to repeal "Obamacare," while offering hardly any detail on how they'd replace it without millions losing coverage. They are Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Illinois,...

  • INDIANAPOLIS _ Allison Transmission Holdings Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $13 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 57 cents per share. Allison Transmission shares have dropped 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Argentina crops benefit during critical weekend. CHICAGO, Feb 8- U.S. soybean futures slid to seven-week lows on Monday after weekend rains across major exporter Argentina reduced the likelihood that dry weather would curb yields. Soybean traders focused on Argentina after storms brought moisture to dry fields during a key time for crop development.

  • First Financial Corp. posts 4Q profit Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 10:47 AM ET

    TERRE HAUTE, Ind. _ First Financial Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $7.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 62 cents per share. First Financial Corp. shares have declined slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CTS reports 4Q loss Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 8:17 AM ET

    ELKHART, Ind. _ CTS Corp. on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $13.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The Elkhart, Indiana- based company said it had a loss of 42 cents per share. CTS expects full-year earnings to be 95 cents to $1.05 per share, with revenue in the range of $390 million to $400 million.

  • EDEN, N.C.— Giant earthmoving machines beep and grind as they drop 17- ton scoops of coal ash and dirt into dozens of railroad cars lined up for two-thirds of a mile at a site along the Virginia- North Carolina border, where the country's largest electricity company was responsible for one of the worst spills of the toxic, liquefied waste in U.S. history.

  • Haynes International posts 1Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:47 PM ET

    KOKOMO, Ind. _ Haynes International Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $228,000. Haynes International shares have fallen 15 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Haynes International, Earnings Report.

  • Kite Realty Group reports 4Q results Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 6:19 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Kite Realty Group Trust on Thursday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The real estate investment trust, based in Indianapolis, said it had funds from operations of $42.4 million, or 50 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from...

  • Kimball Electronics posts 2Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:45 AM ET

    JASPER, Ind. _ Kimball Electronics Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $4.6 million. Kimball Electronics shares have fallen 13 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Kimball Electronics, Earnings Report.

  • Cummins beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:19 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ind. _ Cummins Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $161 million. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.08 per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.71 billion.

  • WASHINGTON— Pharmaceutical chief Martin Shkreli refused to testify Thursday in an appearance before U.S. lawmakers over severe hikes for a drug sold by a company that he acquired, yet even without answering questions, managed to leave them infuriated. Shkreli, widely scorned for hiking the price of a long-established and potentially lifesaving drug by more...

  • *Wall St closes higher after late-day rally. NEW YORK, Feb 3- The U.S. dollar tumbled on Wednesday after comments from a Federal Reserve official and a soft services sector report suggested a slowing pace of rate hikes, sparking a rally in oil prices that also boosted U.S. equities. "The 8- percent rise in oil and the weakening dollar are the two things that seem to be...

  • MutualFirst Financial posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 10:23 AM ET

    MUNCIE, Ind. _ MutualFirst Financial Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $3.3 million. MutualFirst Financial shares have declined slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: MutualFirst Financial, Earnings Report.

  • Indiana business fears fallout from gay rights failure Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 2:47 AM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS— Indiana corporate leaders say the failure of the Republican-controlled Legislature to enact a law this year protecting gay, lesbian and bisexual people from discrimination could rebound on business, making it harder to sell the state as an attractive place to work and live. Majority Republicans abandoned efforts to strengthen gay rights...

  • Wabash beats Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:45 PM ET

    LAFAYETTE, Ind. _ Wabash National Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $33.3 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $505.1 million.

  • Hillenbrand posts 1Q profit Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:09 PM ET

    BATESVILLE, Ind. _ Hillenbrand Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $20 million. Hillenbrand expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.05 to $2.15 per share. Hillenbrand shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Kimball International posts 2Q profit Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:03 PM ET

    JASPER, Ind. _ Kimball International Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $6.5 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Kimball International said it expects revenue in the range of $170 million to $180 million. Kimball International shares have dropped nearly 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • GRANGER, Ind.— A section of the Indiana Toll Road, the 157- mile highway that stretches across the northern portion of the state between Ohio and Illinois, will undergo $200 million in improvements including new asphalt and bridge work, the company that leases it announced Tuesday. Work will begin next month on a 70- mile stretch of the road from mile marker 20 in...

  • Interactive Intelligence posts 4Q loss Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 4:26 PM ET

    INDIANAPOLIS _ Interactive Intelligence Group Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $3.5 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 3 cents per share. Interactive Intelligence shares have dropped 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LOS ANGELES— Dwayne Angebrandt wasn't all that surprised when his bosses at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security asked their expert on sex trafficking to put together a public presentation on how to spot the signs of it. What really took him aback was the audience he was asked to deliver it to: a group of strip-club operators. But as the special agent in charge of...