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  • RadiSys reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:37 PM ET

    HILLSBORO, Ore. _ RadiSys Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $1.4 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 7 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, RadiSys expects its per-share earnings to range from 1 cent to 5 cents.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 9- U.S. "The mood in the market is very much' sell today, ask questions later' which is a boost for Treasuries and that flight to safety is led by fear," said Gennadiy Goldberg, interest rate strategist at TD Securities in New York. "Stocks found a bottom so Treasuries are adjusting and trading in line with that, but investors are still skittish," said Stanley Sun,...

  • Alaska, Oregon lift suspension of insurance carrier Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 3:45 PM ET

    JUNEAU, Alaska— Insurance regulators in Alaska and Oregon announced Monday that a company that had been suspended from offering health insurance policies in the states over concerns with its financial condition will be allowed to resume that business. The Alaska Division of Insurance and the Oregon Department of Consumer and Business Services said they...

  • Wyden's inquiry follows a recent Associated Press story that found nearly a third of panelists at a December meeting of the Interagency Pain Research Coordinating Committee had apparent financial ties to painkiller manufacturers, including the maker of OxyContin. "These financial and professional relationships raise serious concerns about the...

  • Cascade tops Street 4Q forecasts Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 9:21 AM ET

    BEAVERTON, Ore. _ Cascade Microtech Inc. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter net income of $4.2 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 25 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $39 million.

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 3- The state-owned China National Chemical Corp, which plans to buy Swiss seeds and pesticide maker Syngenta, will promptly start preparations for what could be a lengthy U.S. national security review, as the House Agriculture Committee chairman said he would monitor the deal. The $43 billion deal, which was announced on Wednesday as a way for...

  • In Colorado, fears about InBev's entry into craft beer Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 11:58 AM ET

    DENVER— In a former bakery south of downtown Denver, Matthew Fuerst makes beer flavored with ingredients like Hatch green chiles that he chops by hand. Fuerst worries InBev could use its distribution leverage and buying power to squeeze other craft beers out of liquor store shelves, discount its own craft beer line and buy up raw materials after its purchase...

  • Lawmakers propose bill to privatize air traffic control Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 11:31 AM ET

    WASHINGTON— Responsibility for the nation's air traffic control operations would shift from the government to a private, nonprofit corporation under legislation introduced Wednesday as part of an overhaul of how Washington oversees the aviation system. The measure extends for six years the authority of the Federal Aviation Administration and...

  • BOZEMAN, Mont.— A jury in Montana heard opening statements Wednesday in the case of a mother who is suing her health care providers because they failed to diagnose her unborn daughter's cystic fibrosis, denying her a chance to have an abortion. Kerrie Evans of Gardiner is seeking nearly $14.5 million in damages from Park Clinic in Livingston, Billings Clinic's...

  • FEI tops Street 4Q forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 5:03 PM ET

    HILLSBORO, Ore. _ FEI Co. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $48.2 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.10 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $264.4 million.

  • Electro Scientific Industries posts 3Q loss Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:25 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore. _ Electro Scientific Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $4.6 million in its fiscal third quarter. Electro Scientific Industries expects full-year earnings in the range of 3 cents to 8 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $47 million to $53 million. Electro Scientific Industries shares have climbed 15 percent since the...

  • Working while sick? Vermont bill would ease the need Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:20 AM ET

    The Senate on Tuesday gave preliminary approval to its version of a House-passed bill requiring paid time off after a year on the job: three days in the law's first two years; a minimum of five days a year after that. The measure is expected to win final Senate approval Wednesday, and go to Gov. The Vermont chapter of the National Federation of Independent Business...

  • House Transportation committee chairman Bud Shuster, R- Pa., said last summer when he announced his idea that the U.S. is lagging behind other nations in the transition from a radar-based system to one based on satellites. The Federal Aviation Administration, which operates the present system, has been working on its "NextGen" modernization program for more than a...

  • StanCorp misses 4Q profit forecasts Monday, 1 Feb 2016 | 5:13 PM ET

    PORTLAND, Ore. _ StanCorp Financial Group Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $38.5 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.50 per share. The holding company of Standard Insurance Co. posted revenue of $745 million in the period.

  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday the most recent illness reported to the agency started on Dec. 1. Denver- based Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. undertook an aggressive revamping of food preparation methods at its more than 1,900 locations. Its stock rallied following the CDC announcement, closing Monday up $19.67, or 4.3 percent, at...

  • 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...

  • Facebook moves to ban gun sales on social network Saturday, 30 Jan 2016 | 11:03 AM ET
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    Facebook is banning private gun sales on its network and Instagram, moving to clamp down on unlicensed gun transactions, The NY Times reports.

  • TIMELINE-Bird flu reappears in U.S. poultry flocks Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 5:06 PM ET

    An Indiana turkey flock was infected with a strain known as H7N8, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Jan. 15. Four states- Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota- declared states of emergency during the outbreak. The timeline below shows the spread of the disease in the United States, according to data and information from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health...

  • HOUSTON, Jan 28- Global Partners LP has laid off 8 percent of its work force and aims to handle only ethanol, not crude, at its rail terminal in Oregon in response to the nearly 70 percent plunge in oil prices since mid-2014, the company said on Thursday. Global Partners' stock price fell more than 21 percent to close at $15.38 Thursday on the New York Mercantile...

  • More airlines offer Zika refunds to pregnant women Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 5:16 PM ET

    Zika has been detected mostly in Latin America and the Caribbean. United Airlines and American Airlines say that since early this week they have been giving some passengers going to affected areas the chance to delay their trip or get a refund. On Thursday, a JetBlue Airways spokesman said the airline would give refunds or rebook passengers concerned about...