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  • BISMARCK, N.D.— A federal judge is due to hear arguments about whether to stop the final bit of construction on the disputed Dakota Access pipeline. The tribes have asked him to direct the Army Corps of Engineers to withdraw permission for Texas- based developer Energy Transfer Partners to lay pipe under Lake Oahe in North Dakota. The stretch under the Missouri...

  • HOUSTON _ Black Stone Minerals LP on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $326,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 16 cents per share. Black Stone Minerals shares have decreased nearly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BASEL, Switzerland- Bank of England Banknotes and Chief Cashier Director Victoria Cleland will speak on "Introduction of the new Bank of England 5 Euro note" at World Banknote Summit 2017- 0950 GMT. PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before an event hosted by the Temple...

  • BASEL, Switzerland- Bank of England Banknotes and Chief Cashier Director Victoria Cleland will speak on "Introduction of the new Bank of England 5 Euro note" at World Banknote Summit 2017- 0950 GMT. PHILADELPHIA, United States- Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker speaks on the economic outlook before an event hosted by the Temple...

  • GALVESTON, Texas _ American National Insurance Co. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $59.8 million. The Galveston, Texas- based company said it had profit of $2.22 per share. American National Insurance shares have decreased 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • BOSTON, Feb 27- Fidelity Investments plans to offer voluntary buyouts to employees who are 55 years or older, and who have worked for the Boston- based fund firm at least 10 years, a company executive said on Monday. For instance it recently described plans to lay off 100 employees who work near Dallas, while adding 135 new workers in Albuquerque, New Mexico, according...

  • HOUSTON _ Kraton Performance Polymers Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $3.7 million in its fourth quarter. On a per-share basis, the Houston- based company said it had a loss of 12 cents. Kraton shares have declined 3.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • FRISCO, Texas _ Integer Holdings Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.9 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 82 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $351.7 million.

  • SAN ANTONIO _ CST Brands Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $18 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 35 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $2.46 billion.

  • ADDISON, Texas _ Fiesta Restaurant Group Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2.4 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 27 cents per share. Fiesta Restaurant Group shares have fallen 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Last Thursday, video game publisher ZeniMax Media Inc asked a Dallas federal judge to issue an order barring Facebook unit Oculus from using or distributing the disputed code, part of the software development kit that Oculus provides to outside companies creating games for its Rift VR headset. Oculus spokeswoman Tera Randall said last Thursday the company...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 27- A trader who touted the stock of ForceField Energy Inc on television while being paid kickbacks to endorse the LED lighting provider pleaded guilty on Monday to a conspiracy charge, related to a fraud that cost investors $131 million, federal prosecutors said. Herschel Knippa, the owner and head trader at Kenai Capital Management LLC in Dallas,...

  • RICHARDSON, Texas _ RealPage Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $7.4 million. For the current quarter ending in April, RealPage expects its per-share earnings to range from 21 cents to 22 cents. RealPage expects full-year earnings in the range of 89 cents to 94 cents per share, with revenue ranging from $670 million to $680 million.

  • DALLAS _ RSP Permian Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.4 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 5 cents per share. RSP Permian shares have fallen 8 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • DALLAS _ Tenet Healthcare Corp. on Monday reported a loss of $79 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $4.97 billion.

  • TORONTO/ NEW YORK, Feb 27- Milestone Apartments Real Estate Investment Trust, which has agreed to be acquired by Starwood Capital Group for about C $1.7 billion, is in talks with the U.S. private investment firm about raising its bid, people familiar with the situation told Reuters. Milestones units, which were unchanged before the Reuters report, rose as much as 2.7...

  • HOUSTON _ EOG Resources Inc. on Monday reported a loss of $142.4 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 16 cents per share. EOG Resources shares have decreased 3 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has risen nearly 6 percent.

  • More than 100 of the human billboards broke out their best moves for a crowd in downtown Las Vegas last week. "I thought it was going to be temporary, maybe a few weeks," Clint Hartman, a sign spinner from Portland, Oregon, said of the job he has now held for 12 years. The competition's 10th edition was only open to employees of Los Angeles- based AArrow Inc., which requires...

  • With the GOP- controlled Congress starting its third month of work on one of its marquee priorities, unresolved difficulties include how their substitute would handle Medicaid, whether millions of voters might lose coverage, how their proposed tax credits would work and how to pay for the costly exercise. In a fresh blow, a leading House conservative said late...

  • *UAE and Iraq pledge to catch up with output cut targets. *Iran, Libya and Nigeria remain exempt from OPEC production cuts. NEW YORK, Feb 27- Oil prices ended little changed on Monday as the prospect for U.S. crude production to continue growing offset reports of high compliance to the OPEC production cut agreement and record bullish bets that prices would rise...