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  • WASHINGTON, July 27- New orders for U.S. manufactured capital goods rose less than expected in June amid weak demand for machinery, suggesting an ongoing downturn in business spending. The Commerce Department said on Wednesday non-defense capital goods orders excluding aircraft, a closely watched proxy for business spending plans, increased 0.2 percent...

  • SOUDERTON, Pa. _ Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $5.2 million. The Souderton, Pennsylvania- based bank said it had earnings of 27 cents per share. The holding company for Univest Bank and Trust Co. posted revenue of $37.7 million in the period.

  • PITTSBURGH— The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center has paid $2.5 million to settle some claims in a federal whistleblower lawsuit accusing the hospital network of overbilling government insurance programs for neurosurgery. UPMC, Pennsylvania's largest private employer with 60,000 workers, didn't acknowledge wrongdoing in the settlement...

  • NEW YORK, July 27- Comcast Corp reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly earnings on Wednesday, hurt by lower film division sales, but managed to beat Wall Street expectations due to growth in its business services and high-speed internet units. Shares of the largest U.S. cable and high-speed internet provider were up about 1.1 percent at $67.92 in afternoon...

  • NEW YORK, July 27- Comcast Corp reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly earnings on Wednesday, hurt by lower film division sales, but managed to beat Wall Street expectations due to growth in its business services and high-speed internet units. Second-quarter revenue rose 2.8 percent to $19.27 billion from a year earlier and slightly exceeded the analysts'...

  • WASHINGTON— Donald Trump encouraged Russia on Wednesday to find and make public missing emails deleted by his presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, setting off an instant debate over hacking and his urging of a foreign government to meddle in American politics. Mike Pence, took a different tack and warned of "serious consequences" if Russia interfered in the...

  • OAKS, Pa. _ SEI Investments Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $81 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 50 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $346.9 million.

  • BALA CYNWYD, Pa. _ Entercom Communications Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $10.8 million. Entercom Communications shares have risen 24 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Entercom Communications, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK, July 27- Comcast Corp reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by lower film division sales, but managed to beat Wall Street expectations due to growth in its business services and high-speed internet units. Second-quarter revenue rose 2.8 percent to $19.27 billion from a year earlier and slightly exceeded the analysts' average...

  • HARRISBURG, Pa.— A former executive with a Pennsylvania potato chip and snack food company has pleaded guilty to defrauding the company out of roughly $1.4 million. Thirty-eight-year-old Kevin Myers acknowledged Tuesday that he received $651,000 in kickbacks while purchasing director at Utz Quality foods in Hanover. Federal prosecutors say Myers...

  • INDIANA, Pa. _ First Commonwealth Financial Corp. on Wednesday reported second-quarter profit of $12 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 17 cents per share. First Commonwealth Financial shares have increased almost 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BRIDGEVILLE, Pa. _ Universal Stainless& Alloy Products Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $802,000 in its second quarter. The Bridgeville, Pennsylvania- based company said it had a loss of 11 cents per share. Keywords: Universal Stainless& Alloy Products, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK— Comcast's second-quarter profit slipped because of fewer movie hits from its NBCUniversal film-and-TV arm, but it posted big gains in internet customers and its smallest video losses for a second quarter in at least a decade. While the number of traditional TV customers overall have been slipping— down about 2 million customers over the past three...

  • NEW YORK, July 27- Comcast Corp reported a 5 percent drop in quarterly profit on Wednesday, hurt by lower film division sales, but managed to beat Wall Street expectations due to growth in its business services and high-speed internet units. The largest U.S. cable operator posted total revenue of $19.27 billion in the quarter ended June 30, up 2.8 percent from a year...

  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Citizens Holding Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $1.8 million. The Philadelphia- based bank said it had earnings of 36 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • AUDUBON, Pa. _ Globus Medical Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $25.8 million. Globus Medical expects full-year earnings to be $1.20 per share, with revenue expected to be $575 million. Globus Medical shares have fallen 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Williams wants pressure put on Mexico to strengthen labor unions. July 26- United Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. "She's committed to me that not only would dig into NAFTA but...

  • BLUE BELL, Pa. _ Unisys Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $21.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Blue Bell, Pennsylvania- based company said it had profit of 36 cents per share. Unisys shares have fallen 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • PITTSBURGH— United States Steel Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $46 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 55 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.