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  • MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb 7- Republican contender Marco Rubio struggled at a presidential debate on Saturday at the worst possible time, potentially confounding his bid to emerge as Donald Trump's chief rival in New Hampshire and giving hope to three rivals desperate for a strong showing. While Rubio recovered later in the debate, the timing of his performance was...

  • In a contentious debate three days ahead of Tuesday's New Hampshire primary, billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump also battled with rival Jeb Bush over the use of eminent domain to seize private property and called for a compassionate approach to those who might lose their health insurance if Republicans repealed Obamacare. Polls show Trump leading...

  • MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb 6- Republican presidential contenders led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went on the attack against fast-rising rival Marco Rubio in Saturday's presidential debate, accusing the first-term U.S. senator from Florida of being too inexperienced for the White House and walking away from comprehensive immigration reform.

  • MANCHESTER, N.H., Feb 6- Republican presidential contenders led by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie went on the attack against fast-rising rival Marco Rubio in Saturday's presidential debate, accusing the first-term U.S. senator from Florida of being too inexperienced for the White House and walking away from comprehensive immigration reform.

  • HOUSTON— Oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. says the number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. declined by 48 this week to 571.. Among major oil- and gas-producing states, Texas declined by 19 rigs, Oklahoma dropped eight, Louisiana dropped five, Pennsylvania lost three, North Dakota, Utah and Wyoming each declined by two and Ohio dropped...

  • Gorman-Rupp posts 4Q profit Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 6:59 AM ET

    MANSFIELD, Ohio _ Gorman-Rupp Co. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $5.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Mansfield, Ohio- based company said it had profit of 21 cents. Gorman-Rupp shares have decreased 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Feb 5- Activist investors are putting the U.S. banking sector in their crosshairs, betting that headwinds whipping through the industry will accelerate consolidation among lenders. Hedge funds such as Ancora Advisors, Clover Partners and Seidman& Associates are buying up stakes in lenders across the U.S., from community banks to large regional lenders.

  • Mettler-Toledo beats Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 5:39 PM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio _ Mettler-Toledo International Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $123.4 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $4.61 per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Mettler-Toledo expects its per-share earnings to range from $2.40 to $2.45.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman on Thursday said he opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in its present form, dealing a significant blow to the pact a day after officials from 12 countries signed it. While approval of the trade pact is a top priority of President Barack Obama this year, his final year in office, it faces stiff...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 4- Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman on Thursday said he opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in its present form, dealing a significant blow to the pact just a day after officials from 12 countries signed it. Portman, from Ohio, said the Pacific trade deal fails to meet the needs of his state's workers because it lacks an enforceable...

  • M/I Homes posts 4Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 9:01 AM ET

    COLUMBUS, Ohio _ M/I Homes Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $13.3 million. On a per-share basis, the Columbus, Ohio- based company said it had profit of 43 cents. M/I Homes shares have decreased 22 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Farmers & Merchants posts 4Q profit Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 8:39 AM ET

    ARCHBOLD, Ohio _ Farmers& Merchants Bancorp Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $2.8 million. The bank, based in Archbold, Ohio, said it had earnings of 60 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $10.3 million, or $2.24 per share.

  • Teradata misses 4Q profit forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 7:17 AM ET

    DAYTON, Ohio _ Teradata Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $41 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 71 cents per share. Teradata expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.35 to $2.50 per share.

  • The craftsmen of Murano, an island near Venice, didn't have such technology, yet they still turned out museum-worthy pieces known for their artistry and beauty, using techniques that remained exclusive for centuries. Through years of researching Venetian glass collections at American and European museums and comparing the artifacts with more...

  • COLUMBUS, Ohio— The Columbus airport is joining its counterparts nationwide in training employees to recognize signs of human trafficking in an effort to curb exploitation. Beginning this month, all 400 employees at Port Columbus International Airport will view a 30- minute video on spotting signs of trafficking. The awareness campaign in Columbus joins...

  • Cincinnati Financial posts 4Q profit Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 4:25 PM ET

    FAIRFIELD, Ohio _ Cincinnati Financial Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $156 million. On a per-share basis, the Fairfield, Ohio- based company said it had profit of 94 cents. Cincinnati Financial shares have dropped almost 4 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has dropped slightly more than 6 percent.

  • Vantiv tops Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 8:46 AM ET

    SYMMES TOWNSHIP, Ohio _ Vantiv Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $50.9 million. The average estimate of 19 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 63 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, Vantiv expects its per-share earnings to range from 51 cents to 53 cents.

  • PolyOne misses Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:39 AM ET

    AVON LAKE, Ohio _ PolyOne Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $3.1 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share. PolyOne shares have fallen 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Agilysys reports 3Q loss Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:33 AM ET

    CINCINNATI _ Agilysys Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $1.7 million in its fiscal third quarter. Agilysys expects full-year revenue in the range of $117 million to $119 million. Agilysys shares have decreased nearly 10 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Timken reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:25 AM ET

    NORTH CANTON, Ohio _ Timken Co. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $35.7 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The North Canton, Ohio- based company said it had a loss of 44 cents per share. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 42 cents per share.