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  • Limited details of the plan were made public last week at a regional dealer meeting in Newark, New Jersey, by Volkswagen of America Chief Operating Officer Mark McNabb, said the dealers, who asked not to be identified because the plan hasn't been made public. Both dealers said they were told that more testing was needed and that the plans still had to be approved by...

  • GREENEVILLE, Tenn. _ Forward Air Corp. on Thursday reported a second-quarter loss of $10.1 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. For the current quarter ending in October, Forward Air expects its per-share earnings to range from 61 cents to 65 cents. Forward Air shares have increased 3.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BRENTWOOD, Tenn. _ Tractor Supply Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $156.4 million. Tractor Supply expects full-year earnings to be $3.35 to $3.40 per share, with revenue in the range of $6.8 billion to $6.9 billion. Tractor Supply shares have climbed 9 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen...

  • NASHVILLE, Tenn. _ Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $30.8 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 74 cents per share. Pinnacle Financial shares have risen 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • CHINO HILLS, Calif.— While Californians have mused for months about the mystery buyer of a Powerball ticket worth $528.8 million, the couple holding the lucky numbers was busy lining up lawyers and financial advisers to help them handle their enormous winnings. Flanked by security, Marvin and Mae Acosta went to a state lottery office in Van Nuys on Friday to claim...

  • RALEIGH, N.C.— Duke Energy Corp.' s purchase of Piedmont Natural Gas Co. will create a company with the financial resources to expand the distribution of natural gas across the country as utilities shift further away from coal to the cleaner-burning fuel, the chief executive of the country's largest electric company said Monday. Duke Energy is spending $5...

  • MEMPHIS, Tenn. _ First Horizon National Corp. on Friday reported second-quarter net income of $58.1 million. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 23 cents per share. Six analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $314.1 million.

  • TOKYO, July 15- Japanese aluminium products makers such as UACJ Corp and Kobe Steel are boosting output capacity in the United States in a bid to snare market share as automakers turn to the lighter metal to meet stricter environmental rules. UACJ, Japan's biggest rolled-aluminium products maker, began production of sample aluminium sheets for autos last...

  • TOKYO, July 15- Japanese aluminum products makers such as UACJ Corp and Kobe Steel are boosting output capacity in the United States in a bid to snare market share as automakers turn to the lighter metal to meet stricter environmental rules. UACJ, Japan's biggest rolled-aluminum products maker, began production of sample aluminum sheets for autos last month at...

  • BRISTOL, Tenn.— Man accused of killing 1 and wounding 3 others on a Tennessee highway is indicted on murder, attempted murder charges.

  • BRUSSELS— New rules governing trans-Atlantic data transfers were formally approved Tuesday, months after Europe's top court ruled against the previous arrangements amid concerns over the surveillance activities of U.S. intelligence agencies. The European Union and the U.S. say the new Privacy Shield imposes stricter obligations on American companies,...

  • The move from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission aims to clear up confusion over the way two federal laws protecting employees' medical privacy apply to the popular programs, which are designed to control medical spending by reducing obesity, smoking and other risk factors. The new rules are more restrictive than those passed under the ACA, which...

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  • *UK unveils stimulus measures in wake of Brexit vote. Treasury yields hovered near record lows touched in early trading on Tuesday on uncertainty surrounding the economic fallout from Britain's vote to exit the European Union and the prospect of a dovish Federal Reserve until at least late 2017.. U.S. 10- year Treasury notes were last up 21/ 32 in price to yield...

  • July 1- The Mega Millions jackpot has grown to $449 million after a drawing on Friday night produced no winning ticket for the multi-state lottery prize, which now ranks as the seventh largest ever in the United States, officials said. With no winner on Friday night, the jackpot for the next drawing on Tuesday has grown to $449 million, said California lottery...

  • NEW YORK, July 1- A U.S. jury on Friday awarded $70 million to the family of a boy who developed breasts after taking Johnson& Johnson unit Janssen Pharmaceuticals' antipsychotic drug Risperdal. The jury in the Philadelphia Court of Common Pleas found that the company failed to warn the boy's healthcare providers about the risk of gynecomastia, which is breast...

  • July 1- The Mega Millions jackpot on Friday grew to $415 million ahead of the 11 p.m. EST evening drawing, making it the 10th largest in U.S. history and the third largest in the game's history, according to lottery officials. The lottery is played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In January, three winning Powerball tickets were sold in Florida,...

  • July 1- The Mega Millions jackpot on Friday grew to $415 million ahead of the 11 p.m. EST evening drawing, making it the 10th largest in U.S. history and the third largest in the game's history, according to CNN and lottery officials. The lottery is played in 44 states, Washington D.C. and the U.S. Virgin Islands. In January, three winning Powerball tickets were sold in...

  • June 28- Healthcare services provider McKesson Corp said it would combine most of its information technology business with Change Healthcare Holdings Inc to form a new company with combined pro forma annual revenue of $3.4 billion. Change Healthcare, a provider of software and analytics, network solutions and technology-enabled services, will contribute...

  • WASHINGTON, June 28- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to decide whether Miami can pursue lawsuits accusing major banks of predatory mortgage lending to black and Hispanic home buyers resulting in loan defaults that drove down city tax revenues and property values. Last September, the Atlanta- based 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower...