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  • The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was born out of the Dodd-Frank financial overhaul law that passed in 2010 and started a year later. Richard Cordray was not the White House's first choice to lead the agency. Elizabeth Warren, now a senator from Massachusetts, was put forth for the job but her nomination was blocked.

  • AUBURN, Mass.— State police say a Massachusetts Turnpike toll collector has been struck and killed by a vehicle at the Auburn toll plaza. The 61- year-old worker from Holden was struck just after midnight Friday by a 31- year-old Charlton man driving a pickup truck. The toll taker was taken to UMass Medical Center in Worcester where he was pronounced dead.

  • WALTHAM, Mass. _ ImmunoGen Inc. on Friday reported a loss of $30.5 million in its fiscal fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 34 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $16.5 million.

  • BOSTON _ Boston Beer Co. on Thursday reported second-quarter profit of $29.9 million. Boston Beer expects full-year earnings in the range of $7.10 to $7.50 per share. Boston Beer shares have dropped 23 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— CVS Health Corp. deliberately overcharged some pharmacy customers for generic drugs by submitting claims to their insurance companies at inflated prices, according to a lawsuit filed Thursday in federal court in San Francisco. "We've seen people who pay $20 for a 30- day supply as their copayments on a drug that was $11.99 for a 90- day supply had...

  • July 30- Scientific instruments maker PerkinElmer Inc posted a surprise rise in second-quarter revenue as it benefited from demand for its new products. Revenue from PerkinElmer's environmental health business, which sells environmental and food safety testing products, increased about 4 percent to $222.4 million in the quarter ended June 28.

  • BOSTON _ Brightcove Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $3.6 million in its second quarter. For the current quarter ending in September, Brightcove expects its results to range from a loss of 3 cents per share to a loss of 1 cent per share. Brightcove expects full-year results to range from a loss of 9 cents per share to a loss of 6 cents per share, with revenue ranging...

  • BOSTON/ DETROIT, July 30- A researcher is advising drivers not to use a mobile app for General Motors Co's OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to unlock cars and start engines remotely. Kamkar released the video a week after Fiat Chrysler Automobiles recalled some 1.4 million vehicles after hacking...

  • July 30- Cybersecurity company FireEye Inc reported its slowest quarterly revenue growth since going public in 2013, and said Chief Financial Officer Michael Sheridan will step down. Sheridan, CFO since June 2011, will join a private technology company, FireEye said. FireEye, which has yet to post a profit since its IPO, uses cloud-based technologies to help...

  • SPRINGFIELD, Mass. _ Eversource Energy on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $207.5 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 56 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • WALTHAM, Mass. _ PerkinElmer Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $49 million. PerkinElmer expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.55 to $2.60 per share. PerkinElmer shares have climbed 18 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen slightly more than 2 percent.

  • BOSTON/ DETROIT, July 30- A researcher is advising drivers to halt the use of a mobile app for General Motors Co's OnStar vehicle communications system, saying hackers can exploit a security flaw in the product to remotely unlock cars and start engines. "White-hat" hacker Samy Kamkar posted a video on Thursday saying he had figured out a way to "locate, unlock and...

  • WASHINGTON— The Obama administration asked the Supreme Court Thursday to reinstate securities fraud convictions against two hedge fund portfolio managers, saying a federal appeals court ruling in the financiers' favor makes it harder to prosecute insider trading. The justices should reverse the December ruling by the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in...

  • WASHINGTON, July 30- The final version of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan, a major air pollution regulation aimed at curbing carbon emissions from power plants, is scheduled for release on Monday. However, in December 2011, the court did block an EPA air regulation to limit pollution crossing state lines. David Doniger, a lawyer with the...

  • Maine House speaker sues governor over loss of school job Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 10:06 AM ET

    PORTLAND, Maine— Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves on Thursday filed a civil rights lawsuit against Republican Gov. Paul LePage for threatening to withhold funds from a school for at-risk youth to get Eves removed from a job, saying it was time for someone to stand up to governor's abuse of power. Motivated by "personal rage, vindictiveness and partisan malice,"...

  • CRA posts 2Q profit Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 9:57 AM ET

    BOSTON _ CRA International Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $3.3 million. The Boston- based company said it had net income of 36 cents per share. Keywords: CRA International, Earnings Report.

  • Newspaper: LePage staff involved in budget discussions Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 9:15 AM ET

    The Portland Press Herald obtained documents under the Freedom of Access Act that indicate LePage's senior staff was aware of details of what was being negotiated by legislative leadership. Michael Allen, who advises the governor on tax policy, updated senior staff on the details on June 15, a day before LePage told Boston radio talk-show host Howie Carr that "I...

  • NetScout tops 1Q profit forecasts Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:27 AM ET

    WESTFORD, Mass. _ NetScout Systems Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $7.7 million. NetScout expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.80 to $1.95 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.01 billion to $1.06 billion. NetScout shares have increased slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Monster Worldwide reports 2Q loss Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:18 AM ET

    WESTON, Mass. _ Monster Worldwide Inc. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $1 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 8 cents per share. Monster Worldwide shares have risen 31 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HeartWare reports 2Q loss Thursday, 30 Jul 2015 | 8:18 AM ET

    FRAMINGHAM, Mass. _ HeartWare International Inc. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $27.4 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 46 cents per share. HeartWare shares have risen 12 percent since the beginning of the year.