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  • DALLAS _ Trinity Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $44.8 million. Trinity Industries expects full-year earnings to be $1 to $1.25 per share. Trinity Industries shares have decreased roughly 4 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DALLAS _ Zix Corp. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $1.8 million. The Dallas- based company said it had profit of 3 cents per share. Zix expects full-year earnings to be 28 cents per share, with revenue ranging from $66.2 million to $66.7 million.

  • April 25- Chipmaker Texas Instruments Inc reported a higher-than-expected 13.1 percent increase in quarterly revenue on Tuesday, helped by demand from its automotive and industrial customers. The company, which counts Apple Inc among its largest customers, forecast second-quarter profit of 89 cents- $1.01 per share and revenue of $3.40 billion- $3.70...

  • HOUSTON _ Superior Energy Services Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $91.7 million in its first quarter. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 61 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $379.8 million.

  • DALLAS _ Texas Instruments Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter profit of $997 million. Ten analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.3 billion. For the current quarter ending in July, Texas Instruments said it expects revenue in the range of $3.4 billion to $3.7 billion.

  • NEW YORK— Uber is taking to the skies with its next project— "flying cars"— even as all eyes are on its problems on the ground. The company says its partners in this Elevate initiative include real estate companies, aircraft manufacturers, electric vehicle charger makers and cities such as Dubai and Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. Jeff Holden, Uber's chief product officer,...

  • DALLAS _ AT&T Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter earnings of $3.47 billion. The average estimate of 20 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 74 cents per share. AT&T shares have decreased 6 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased nearly 7 percent.

  • WASHINGTON, April 25- The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday appeared poised to clamp down on where corporations can be sued, a potential setback for plaintiffs' lawyers who strive to bring cases in courts and locales they consider friendly. Conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy expressed skepticism over California handling matters for residents of all other...

  • Uber is serious about flying taxis

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  • WASHINGTON— Emboldened by a business-friendly president, Republicans in Congress are moving to unwind the stricter regulations that took effect after the 2008 financial crisis and Great Recession. While passage by the GOP- controlled House could come in a few months, the Senate— where Republicans have only 52 of 100 seats— poses an obstacle.

  • One health insurer is eager to dive back into the Affordable Care Act's troubled insurance exchanges next year, even as competitors waver and President Donald Trump tweets doom about the law's future. Centene Corp. said Tuesday that its exchange enrollment has swelled 74 percent since last year, up to nearly 1.2 million people. This comes as competitors like...

  • HOUSTON— United Airlines says a flight from Costa Rica to Houston was cut short by an engine-overheating warning. Airline spokeswoman Erin Benson says the two-engine Boeing 737 circled to burn fuel, then returned Monday to the airport in Liberia, Costa Rica. He says it sounds like the United crew did everything right, including throttling back and returning to...

  • DUBAI, April 25- Emirates signaled on Tuesday that its U.S. expansion plans were on hold until demand recovers from a slowdown that the airline has blamed on President Donald Trump's travel restrictions. The Dubai- based carrier announced last week it would reduce flights to five U.S. cities from May following a "significant deterioration" in demand.

  • Conservative Justice Anthony Kennedy expressed skepticism over California handling matters for residents of all other states. Liberal Justice Elena Kagan suggested Bristol-Myers did not want to face multiple trials in California specifically because of plaintiff-friendly juries or the possibility of punitive damages. "All of the above," the company's...

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  • WASHINGTON— U.S. home prices rose steadily upward in February as more homebuyers chased fewer available properties, a trend that many analysts say may not be sustainable. The Standard& Poor's CoreLogic Case-Shiller national home price index, released Tuesday, increased 5.8 percent in February, the most in 32 months. The cities with the biggest annual price...

  • A Waymo self-driving car.

    Waymo, Google's self-driving car project will allow hundreds of people in Phoenix to take rides in the vehicles to get feedback on the experience.

  • HOUSTON _ Allegiance Bancshares Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $6 million. Allegiance Bancshares shares have climbed nearly 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Allegiance Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • The oilfield services provider on Tuesday reported a bigger-than-expected loss and said growth in its well construction business onshore North America was more than offset by increased competition for pressure pumping services and reduced customer spending in the Gulf of Mexico. The Houston, Texas- based company, which is being acquired by General...

  • HOUSTON _ McDermott International Inc. on Tuesday reported first-quarter net income of $21.9 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 1 cent per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment...