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  • DALLAS _ Zix Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $559,000. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 6 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $14.7 million.

  • FT WORTH, Texas _ Range Resources Corp. on Tuesday reported a loss of $224.9 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of 15 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 18 cents per share. Range Resources shares have climbed 70 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 6 percent.

  • HOUSTON _ Flotek Industries Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $2.3 million in its second quarter. Flotek Industries shares have climbed 15 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Flotek Industries, Earnings Report.

  • Texas- based Anadarko raised the mid-point of its full-year sales volume forecast by 2 million barrels of oil equivalent on increased sales from Gulf of Mexico, Delaware and DJ basins. Net loss attributable to Anadarko was $692 million, or $1.36 per share, in the second quarter, compared with a profit of $61 million, or 12 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • HOUSTON _ McDermott International Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $20.7 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 2 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $736 million.

  • July 26- Match Group Inc, owner of dating services Tinder, Match.com and OkCupid, reported a bigger-than-expected increase in quarterly revenue as more people signed up for paid subscriptions. The company's revenue rose 21 percent to $301.1 million in the second-quarter ended June 30. Net income attributable to Match Group rose to $34.1 million from $23.3...

  • "It just breaks your heart," said Janette Fennell, founder and president of KidsAndCars.org, a national child safety nonprofit based in Philadelphia. In Dallas, 2- year-old Boi Lei Sang died after being left in a hot car in a parking lot Sunday while his family was in church. The worst was 2010, with 49, according to both a count by Fennell and Jan Null, a research...

  • THE WOODLANDS, Texas— Anadarko Petroleum Corp. on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $692 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 77 cents per share. Anadarko Petroleum shares have risen 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while...

  • NEW YORK, July 26- Valero Energy Corp, the largest U.S. refiner, expects to get hit with a half-billion-dollar bill in the second half of the year thanks to the rising cost of meeting government mandates to blend biofuels. For the full year, the company's cost to blend renewable fuels like ethanol will swell to between $750 million to $850 million, mainly to pay for the...

  • WASHINGTON, July 26- New York state's attorney general on Tuesday said his office will not comply with a subpoena issued by U.S. congressmen for details on its probe of whether Exxon Mobil misled investors on climate change risks, saying it interferes with the state's "sovereign" interests. Earlier this month, the U.S. House of Representatives committee on...

  • TransCanada is behind the Energy East Pipeline project, a 4,600- kilometer pipeline, or nearly 3,000 miles, that would carry crude oil from tar sands in Western Canada to the East Coast, where it would then be shipped to refineries along the Texas Gulf Coast. Plans call for converting a natural gas line for part of the route and then building a new pipeline to...

  • ALBANY, N.Y.— The New York and Massachusetts attorneys general are refusing to comply with congressional subpoenas seeking records about their investigations into whether Exxon Mobil misled investors about man-made climate change. In an escalating political fight over global warming, the chairman of the House Science Committee is pursuing records from...

  • CARACAS/ BOGOTA, July 26- Even for Venezuela's notoriously opaque economy, it was a sweetheart deal that went too far. Last August, state oil company Petroleos de Venezuela SA issued one of its largest tenders in recent years: a multi-billion dollar project in the Orinoco Belt, the world's largest crude reserve. Trenaco, headquartered in Switzerland but largely...

  • WASHINGTON— U.S. home prices extended their steady upward march in May, spurred by rising sales and a dwindling supply of available houses. "Sellers are in the driver's seat, as buyers contend with fierce competition and very fast-moving markets," Svenja Gudell, chief economist at real estate data provider Zillow, said. Portland, Oregon, Seattle, and Denver posted...

  • IRVING, Texas _ FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 34 cents per share. FelCor Lodging Trust expects full-year funds from operations in the range of 87 cents to 92 cents per share.

  • DALLAS— A Citibank worker in Texas who faced dismissal must serve nearly two years in prison for damaging the financial giant's computer system. Investigators say Lennon Ray Brown of Dallas in 2013 transmitted a code and command that led to loss of connectivity to 90 percent of Citibank networks in North America. Brown worked at the Citibank Regents Campus...

  • DALLAS _ Veritex Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $3.2 million. Veritex Holdings shares have risen slightly more than 5 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Veritex Holdings, Earnings Report.

  • SAN ANTONIO— Valero Energy Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $814 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.01 per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • HOUSTON _ Allegiance Bancshares Inc. on Tuesday reported net income of $5.3 million in its second quarter. Allegiance Bancshares shares have increased nearly 7 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Allegiance Bancshares, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK, July 26- U.S. oil prices topped $50 a barrel in June, boosting optimism a two-year price rout might end. "Right now, the only thing that would drive prices higher is robust demand," said John Paisie, executive vice president at Stratas Energy Advisors, a Houston- based consultancy. Instead of seeing $60 a barrel, which would support an increase in production, the...