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  • The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating whether Boeing properly accounted for the costs and expected sales of two of its biggest jetliners, the 747 and 787, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, citing people with knowledge of the matter. The high-tech jet has racked up more than $30 billion in deferred production costs that Boeing has not yet...

  • A maintenance technician works on the jet engine of a U.S. Air Force Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airplane at the Boeing Global Services and Support facility in San Antonio, Texas.

    Boeing did not set a time frame for job cuts and said the number "will depend on how effectively we bring down costs as a whole."

  • The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 44 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $163.7 million. Analysts surveyed by Zacks had expected revenue of $112.9 million.

  • SEATTLE, Feb 10- Boeing Co said on Wednesday it will cut jobs at its commercial airplane unit, addressing intense pressure to lower costs to compete with rival Airbus even as the aviation industry booms. Boeing Commercial Airplanes Chief Executive Ray Conner announced the move in an employee webcast after the world's biggest aircraft maker saw sales fall and...

  • RealNetworks reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:17 PM ET

    SEATTLE _ RealNetworks Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $8.4 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Seattle- based company said it had a loss of 23 cents. For the current quarter ending in April, RealNetworks said it expects revenue in the range of $26 million to $29 million.

  • CVS Health's fourth-quarter profit rose 13 percent, as acquisition gains helped the drugstore operator and pharmacy benefits manager meet Wall Street's earnings expectations. That deal, which closed last summer, gave CVS Health national reach in dispensing prescription drugs to assisted living and skilled nursing homes, long-term care facilities,...

  • MONTREAL/ WASHINGTON Feb 8- Global aviation experts agreed on Monday to the first emissions-reduction standards for aircraft in a deal that will take effect with new models in four years, but environmental groups said the carbon dioxide cuts did not go far enough. The standards are aimed at makers of small and large planes alike and will apply to all new aircraft...

  • MONTREAL/ WASHINGTON Feb 8- Global aviation experts agreed on Monday to the world's first carbon dioxide emissions standards for new and existing aircraft programs, in a deal that environmental groups said does not go far enough. The new standards, aimed at makers of small and large planes alike, will apply to all new aircraft models launched after 2020, the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 7- LinkedIn Corp Executive Chairman Reid Hoffman lost almost half his $2.8 billion fortune on paper Friday as shares of his social media company suffered their largest drop on record. Silicon Valley- based LinkedIn's shares closed down 43.6 percent at $108.38 on Friday, after hitting a three-year low, following a sales forecast well short of...

  • MONTREAL/ WASHINGTON, Feb 7- Europe and the United States tried to bridge differences over emissions standards for aircraft on Sunday as global aviation leaders prepared to adopt new rules that could affect Boeing Co and Airbus Group's production of the largest jetliners and freighters. Proposals being debated in Montreal by the International Civil...

  • Wyoming sees record number of tourists in 2015 Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 10:09 AM ET

    CHEYENNE, Wyo.— Wyoming attracted a record number of tourists— and their money— in 2015, according to preliminary numbers. Lower fuel prices, well executed marketing campaigns and more foreign travelers all had a part in boosting travel in Wyoming and nationwide, state Office of Tourism Executive Director Diane Shober said. According to preliminary numbers, a...

  • Tableau reports 4Q loss Thursday, 4 Feb 2016 | 4:23 PM ET

    SEATTLE _ Tableau Software Inc. on Thursday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $41.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. Eleven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $201.2 million.

  • *Europe shares rise, but Credit Suisse caps gains. NEW YORK, Feb 4- Global equity markets rose on Thursday, as the dollar continued to weaken on diminished expectations of U.S. interest rate hikes this year, which in turned boosted the prices of oil and other commodities. "Obviously, there is concern about the Fed and what they are going to do with rates, but oil is number...

  • Sandeep Mathrani, chief executive of Chicago- based General Growth Properties Inc, which owns and leases retail mall properties, said on his company's earnings call with analysts on Tuesday that Amazon had plans to open "300 to 400 bookstores." Kevin Berry, the vice president of investor relations at General Growth, declined to elaborate further.

  • Sandeep Mathrani, the chief executive of Chicago- based General Growth Properties Inc, which owns and leases retail mall properties, said on his company's earnings call with analysts on Tuesday that Amazon had plans to open "300 to 400 bookstores." Amazon opened a bookstore in its home city of Seattle in November. Amazon's bookstore in Seattle carries books...

  • Plum Creek Timber beats Street 4Q forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 4:37 PM ET

    SEATTLE _ Plum Creek Timber Co. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $34 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. Plum Creek Timber shares have fallen 15 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased slightly more than 6...

  • Amazon keeps mum on bookstore speculation Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 11:19 AM ET

    In a call with analysts on Tuesday, Sandeep Mathrani, the CEO of mall operator General Growth Properties, said in an offhand comment related to a question about holiday traffic that Amazon had plans to open 300 or 400 bookstores. Amazon operates one bookstore in Seattle and about five staffed pickup locations for textbooks at universities, with plans for two...

  • Amazon dipped its toe into the waters of brick-and-mortar stores with the opening of a bookstore in its home city of Seattle in November. "You've got Amazon opening brick-and-mortar bookstores and their goal is to open, as I understand, 300 to 400 bookstores," Sandeep Mathrani, chief executive of General Growth Properties Inc, said on Tuesday, responding to an...

  • Such an expansion, which Amazon itself has not confirmed, would position the world's No. 1 online retailer as a competitor to booksellers such as Barnes& Noble Inc. At present, Amazon operates a single bookstore in its home city, Seattle. Amazon recently opened its first bookstore in Seattle's University Village, where visitors can also test-drive Amazon's...

  • Feb 2- Amazon.com Inc is planning to open hundreds of brick-and-mortar bookstores, CNBC reported on Tuesday, citing a Dow Jones report. The report did not say where Amazon would open the stores. Amazon in November announced plans to open its first physical book store in Seattle.