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  • "Our second quarter results reflect the impact of volatile raw material costs and an increasingly challenging competitive environment, particularly in the United States and Europe," Chief Executive Richard Kramer said on Friday. Goodyear, which had hiked tire prices twice this year to counter higher raw material costs, said April tire volumes were "...

  • SANDUSKY, Ohio _ Civista Bancshares Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $3.6 million. Civista Bancshares shares have increased slightly more than 8 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Civista Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • "Our second quarter results reflect the impact of volatile raw material costs and an increasingly challenging competitive environment, particularly in the United States and Europe," Chief Executive Richard Kramer said. The Akron, Ohio- based company's sales in the Americas slipped 2.9 percent to $2.03 billion, while sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa...

  • AKRON, Ohio _ The Goodyear Tire& Rubber Co. on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $147 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 72 cents per share. Goodyear shares have increased 15 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 11 percent.

  • The Akron, Ohio- based company's sales in the Americas slipped 2.9 percent to $2.03 billion, while sales in Europe, the Middle East and Africa fell 11.7 percent to $1.11 billion. The company lowered its forecast for 2017 segment operating income to a range of $1.6 billion to $1.65 billion, from its previous forecast of $2 billion. Net income fell to $147 million, or 58...

  • TOLEDO, Ohio _ Welltower Inc. on Friday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.05 per share. Welltower expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $4.15 to $4.25 per share.

  • MANSFIELD, Ohio _ Gorman-Rupp Co. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $7.8 million. The Mansfield, Ohio- based company said it had net income of 30 cents per share. Gorman-Rupp shares have decreased 14 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Congressional Republicans and Democrats have reached agreement on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands of veterans. The compromise plan sets aside $2.1 billion over six months to continue...

  • WASHINGTON— Dealing a serious blow to President Donald Trump's agenda, the Senate early Friday rejected a measure to repeal parts of former President Barack Obama's health care law after a night of high suspense in the U.S. Capitol. McConnell put the health bill on hold and announced that the Senate would move onto other legislation next week.

  • MILWAUKEE— A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce now that Foxconn has selected Wisconsin as the site of its coveted U.S. electronics plant. Foxconn is best known for making iPhones and other Apple products in China. Scott Walker and Foxconn CEO Terry Gou...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— A high school student who dreamed for years of joining the military and had just enlisted in the Marines was killed when a spinning and swinging thrill ride broke apart and sent several of its passengers tumbling onto the midway at the Ohio State Fair. Tyler Jarrell, of Columbus, was thrown about 50 feet and pronounced dead on the midway.

  • DETROIT— The U.S. government's auto safety agency has expanded an investigation into complaints of exhaust fumes inside Ford Explorer SUVs, adding two model years and nearly 400,000 vehicles. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said Thursday night that the probe now covers more than 1.3 million Explorers from the 2011 through 2017 model...

  • OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England to release Inflation Report 1100 GMT.

  • OAKDALE, Minneapolis- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated question-and-answer session before a Woodbury Area/ St. Paul Chamber of Commerce event- 1720 GMT. FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England to release Inflation Report 1100 GMT.

  • MASON, Ohio _ AtriCure Inc. on Thursday reported a loss of $6.9 million in its second quarter. AtriCure expects a full-year loss of $1.04 to 94 cents per share. AtriCure shares have risen 16 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • AKRON, Ohio _ FirstEnergy Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $174 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in October, FirstEnergy expects its per-share earnings to range from 75 cents to 90 cents. FirstEnergy shares have climbed almost 1 percent since the beginning of the year, while...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio _ Mettler-Toledo International Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $101.6 million. For the current quarter ending in October, Mettler-Toledo expects its per-share earnings to range from $4.25 to $4.30. Mettler-Toledo shares have risen 42 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Congressional Republicans and Democrats reached agreement Thursday on a $3.9 billion emergency spending package to fill a shortfall in the Department of Veterans Affairs' program of private-sector care, seeking to avert a disruption to medical care for thousands of veterans. The plan sets aside $2.1 billion over six months to continue funding...

  • MILWAUKEE— A Rust Belt state that built a manufacturing legacy through assembly-line jobs will have to quickly transition to a more highly skilled workforce now that Foxconn has selected Wisconsin as the site of its coveted U.S. electronics plant. Foxconn is best known for making iPhones and other Apple products in China. Scott Walker and Foxconn CEO Terry Gou...

  • WASHINGTON— Randal Quarles, President Donald Trump's nominee for the Federal Reserve Board, says he likes a predecessor's ideas for where regulators should prune banking rules. At his Senate confirmation hearing Thursday, Quarles said he agreed with recent recommendations of the man he'd replace as the head of bank oversight. He's expected to win approval...