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  • Terreno reports 4Q results Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 9:33 AM ET

    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...

  • Yelp also said Chief Financial Officer Rob Krolik would step down. The San Francisco- based company has been trying to expand outside the United States and diversify into services such as restaurant bookings, event management and payments to counter increasing competition. The company said it expected to report net revenue of $154 million- $157 million in the...

  • SAN FRANCISCO— Restaurant reviews site Yelp Inc. posted a mixed bag of results Monday with higher revenue but lower profits than expected while saying its chief financial officer will step down. The net loss in the fourth quarter through December came to $22.2 million, or 29 cents per share, compared to the 3 cents per share loss expected by analysts polled by...

  • The San Francisco- based company has been trying to expand outside the United States and diversify into services such as restaurant bookings, event management and payments to counter increasing competition. Yelp said it expected to report net revenue of $154 million- $157 million in the first quarter, largely above the $154.4 million estimated by the...

  • Yelp reports 4Q loss Monday, 8 Feb 2016 | 1:57 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO _ Yelp Inc. on Monday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $22.2 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 3 cents per share. Yelp shares have decreased 41 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SAN FRANCISCO— India's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services. The ruling is a major setback for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who had lobbied hard for the program as part of a campaign to expand...

  • SACRAMENTO, Calif.— California voters embraced the idea of building the nation's first real high-speed rail system, which promised to whisk travelers from San Francisco to Los Angeles in under three hours, a trip that can take six hours or more by car. In the second phase of a court challenge filed in 2011, attorneys for a group of Central Valley farmers will argue...

  • NEW YORK— Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said Saturday the social media website's stream of tweets will stay live and in real time, disputing a media report that a change was in the works. News and entertainment site BuzzFeed reported on Friday that Twitter was going to introduce a timeline based on an algorithm rather than a real-time stream. The San Francisco- based...

  • Advertising is still important for CBS- home of the Super Bowl this year- but the focus is shifting to new revenue streams. He would not say which CBS shows- which include hits such as "The Big Bang Theory" and "The Good Wife"- would be candidates for exclusive distribution on the All Access service, but suggested it would be original content and shows that have an avid fan...