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  • NEWARK, N.J. _ Public Service Enterprise Group Inc. on Friday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $98 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 52 cents per share. The parent company of PSEG Power and Public Service Electric& Gas Co. posted...

  • FOLSOM, N.J. _ South Jersey Industries Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $45.9 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. South Jersey Industries shares have risen almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHERRY HILL, N.J.— New Jersey regulators are set to vote on whether a natural gas pipeline should run through the state's federally protected Pinelands region, which includes more than a million acres of farms, forests and wetlands. The Pinelands Commission is expected to make a final determination Friday morning on the proposal that has touched off a classic...

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ B&G Foods Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $13.6 million. B&G Foods expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.13 to $2.27 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.64 billion to $1.68 billion. B&G Foods shares have climbed 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • EWING, N.J. _ Universal Display Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $25.8 million. Universal Display expects full-year revenue in the range of $230 million to $250 million. Universal Display shares have climbed 20 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Eyes still on French politics as poll shows Le Pen gains. The dollar fell as much as 0.6 percent against the yen to a two-week low of 112.55 yen, while the euro rose as much as 0.4 percent against the dollar to $1.0595. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin told Fox Business Network that any policy steps the Trump administration takes would likely have a limited impact...

  • BRIDGEWATER, N.J. _ Insmed Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $68.4 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 99 cents per share. Insmed shares have climbed 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PLAINSBORO, N.J. _ Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $28.2 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 52 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $256.1 million.

  • PARSIPPANY, N.J. _ Pinnacle Foods Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $88.1 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 79 cents per share. Pinnacle Foods expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.55 to $2.60 per share.

  • *Asia ex- Japan, Nikkei slip after Wall Street's mixed performance. SINGAPORE, Feb 23- Asian stocks pulled back from a 19- month high on Thursday, while the dollar tried to steady from losses suffered in the wake of the U.S. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was fractionally lower.

  • A push by the Newark, New Jersey- based insurer for Wells to cover its costs could become another headache for the San Francisco- based bank, whose sales practices have been under a spotlight. Last year, federal regulators ordered Wells Fargo to pay $190 million in fines and restitution because they said its high pressure sales environment pushed employees to...

  • *Global stocks retreat from record high. NEW YORK, Feb 22- Global stocks pulled back from record highs on Wednesday while the dollar declined after minutes from the U.S. The perceived less hawkish tone of the Fed's record of the Jan. 31- Feb. 1 policy meeting helped lift gold and U.S. bonds from negative territory.

  • A push by the Newark, New Jersey- based insurer for Wells to cover its costs could become another headache for the San Francisco- based bank, whose sales practices have been under a spotlight. Last year, federal regulators ordered Wells Fargo to pay $190 million in fines and restitution because they said its high pressure sales environment pushed employees to...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 22- Many Federal Reserve policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again "fairly soon" should jobs and inflation data come in line with expectations, according to the minutes of the Fed's last policy meeting released on Wednesday. Last week, Fed Chair Janet Yellen said waiting too long to raise rates again would be "unwise" and...

  • "It has been hard for us to keep up, with lots of folks running backup for each other," says Brandon Dudley, vice president of the Chicago- based company that arranges bus charters for events ranging from nights on the town to long-distance trips. In its latest report, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said 35 states had moderate to high levels of flu...

  • *Fed to release minutes at 2:00 p.m. ET. *Bristol-Myers top stock on S&P after Carl Icahn takes stake. Investors were focused on the minutes of the Fed's Jan. 31- Feb. 1 meeting, expected at 2:00 p.m. ET.

  • *Fed to release minutes at 2:00 p.m. ET. The Fed will release the minutes of its Jan. 31- Feb. 1 meeting at 2:00 p.m. ET. "The market has priced in rate hikes and is welcoming it," said Andre Bakhos, managing director at Janlyn capital in Bernardsville, New Jersey.

  • TOKYO, Feb 22- Hard Rock Cafe International is looking to buy up to a 60 percent stake in a Japanese casino resort, its chairman said on Tuesday, seeking entry into what could become the world's second-biggest casino market. Hard Rock, famous for its music-themed restaurants, last month opened a Japan unit with a view to grabbing a slice of the action after the...

  • CRANBURY, N.J. _ Innophos Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $9.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Cranbury, New Jersey- based company said it had net income of 47 cents. Innophos shares have dropped almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • VOORHEES, N.J. _ American Water Works on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $101 million. American Water Works expects full-year earnings to be $2.98 to $3.08 per share. American Water Works shares have risen nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year.