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  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still meet international commitments to cut carbon emissions, seeking to allay concerns that the Supreme Court might take away one of its main weapons against climate change. And White House spokesman Eric Schultz said the administration has an array of tools available to reduce...

  • *Silicon Valley carmaker plans 60-80 pct vehicle sales growth. Feb 10- Tesla Motors Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk on Wednesday promised investors that the electric luxury car maker would stop burning cash and start making money this year, sending the company's shares up sharply despite a wider fourth-quarter loss. Musk said Tesla would generate positive cash...

  • Tesla reported a wider fourth-quarter net loss of $2.44 a share, compared with a loss of 86 cents a share a year earlier. "You cannot bet against Elon Musk," said analyst Ivan Feinseth of Tigress Partners. Musk said Tesla would generate positive cash flow even after investing $1.5 billion to add capacity to a huge battery factory in Nevada, and start producing...

  • Feb 10- The S&P 500 ended flat on Wednesday, losing gains late in the session as investors digested comments by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who kept options open for more rate hikes but also saw risks to the U.S. economy. The market had traded higher for much of the session after Yellen told Congress she does not expect the central bank to reverse the rate hike...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Twitter set out to build a virtual town square bustling with billions of people. The San Francisco company showed no user growth at all in a fourth-quarter report released Thursday, the clearest signal yet that the one-time trendsetter is struggling to remain relevant. CEO Jack Dorsey is working hard to reconfigure the decade-old service.

  • SAN FRANCISCO _ Twitter Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $90.2 million in its fourth quarter. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $709.2 million. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $629.6 million.

  • Zynga reports 4Q loss 3 Hours Ago

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Zynga Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $46.9 million in its fourth quarter. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $177.3 million. For the current quarter ending in April, Zynga said it expects revenue in the range of $160 million to $175 million.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Twitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users' timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service. But the company can't afford to stand pat with its user growth slowing dramatically and its stock price plummeting by more than 50 percent since co-founder Jack Dorsey returned as CEO last summer.

  • SAN FRANCISCO _ Terreno Realty Corp. on Wednesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 25 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $25 million.

  • *H1 underlying NPAT A $375 mln vs A $336 mln expected by analysts. *H1 net loss A $449 mln vs A $308 mln net profit previous year. SYDNEY, Feb 10- A week after quitting a gas business hammered by depressed oil prices, Australia's AGL Energy fast-tracked on Wednesday a shift into another competitive market by buying a stake in U.S. solar battery maker Sunverge Energy.

  • RPX Corp. beats 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:27 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ RPX Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $5.5 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 14 cents per share. For the current quarter ending in April, RPX Corp. said it expects revenue in the range of $78 million to $80 million.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St cuts losses late to end tad lower Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:19 PM ET

    *Yellen to defend Fed rate hikes in Congress. Feb 9- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session slightly lower on Tuesday as a late-day rally led by materials and healthcare shares offset another big drop in oil prices. Shares of Anadarko Petroleum dropped 7 percent to $37.24.

  • *Yellen to defend Fed rate hikes in Congress. Feb 9- U.S. stocks ended a volatile session barely lower on Tuesday as a late-day rally led by materials and healthcare shares offset another big drop in oil prices. Shares of Anadarko Petroleum dropped 7 percent to $37.24.

  • Invitae reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 4:15 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Invitae Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $24.4 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 72 cents per share. Invitae shares have decreased 17 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • The VA also would be required to keep Congress closely informed about large projects. Money could not be spent on advance planning or design until 60 days after Congress is notified. Congress reluctantly approved up to $625 million in additional spending for the project last fall, the money to come from other accounts within the VA.

  • FRESNO, Calif.— A new state report shows California farmers reaping record sales despite the epic drought, thriving even as city-dwellers have been forced to conserve water, household wells have run dry and fish have died. Experts cite two key reasons for California farms' strong showing even in dry times: a California almond boom fed by surging demand from China...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 9- The chief investment officer of Apex Capital is departing to launch a new technology-focused hedge fund, causing a restructuring of his old firm, according to a letter sent to Apex clients and a person familiar with the situation. That new firm is SoMa Equity Partners, and will led by current Apex chief investment officer Gil Simon.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 9- Global economic uncertainty and worries about weak spending on information technology are forcing investors in cloud computing stocks and related enterprise companies to take a reality check. That's the mentality of technology investors right now, "said Michael James, managing director of equity trading at Wedbush Securities in Los...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Sister Mary Benedicte wants to focus on feeding the hungry lined up outside a soup kitchen in a gritty part of San Francisco. The sisters of Fraternite Notre Dame's Mary of Nazareth House said Tuesday that they can't afford a monthly rent increase of more than 50 percent, from $3,465 to $5,500, and they have asked their landlord for more time to find a...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 8- Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday it had replaced founder and Chief Executive Parker Conrad and appointed a new leader for the troubled tech company. David Sacks, a former executive at Yammer and PayPal who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer, has taken over as CEO. Recently, Zenefits came under...