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  • NEW YORK— Shares of Expedia and TripAdvisor soared Thursday, even though the travel website companies reported differing results for the fourth quarter. Expedia's results were worse than Wall Street expected as costs piled up related to its acquisition of Orbitz, the company reported late Wednesday. Meanwhile, TripAdvisor, which was spun off from Expedia in...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • SPOKANE, Wash. _ Clearwater Paper Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $11.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Spokane, Washington- based company said it had profit of 65 cents per share. Clearwater Paper shares have decreased 20 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Expedia reports 4Q loss Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 | 4:31 PM ET

    BELLEVUE, Wash. _ Expedia Inc. on Wednesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $12.5 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.01 per share. Expedia shares have fallen 24 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500...

  • DETROIT— Computers that control cars of the future can be considered drivers just like humans, the federal government's highway safety agency has decided. The redefinition of "driver" by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an important break for Google, which is developing self-driving cars that get around without steering wheels, pedals—...

  • 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.

  • Seattle Genetics reports 4Q loss Tuesday, 9 Feb 2016 | 5:11 PM ET

    BOTHELL, Wash. _ Seattle Genetics Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $24.9 million in its fourth quarter. Seattle Genetics expects full-year revenue in the range of $390 million to $430 million. Seattle Genetics shares have declined 35 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • 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,...

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 8- Zenefits, a software startup valued at $4.5 billion, said on Monday it had replaced founder and Chief Executive Parker Conrad and appointed a new leader for the troubled tech company. David Sacks, a former executive at Yammer and PayPal who joined Zenefits a year ago as chief operating officer, has taken over as CEO. Recently, Zenefits came under...

  • 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...

  • DETROIT— Electronic gear shifters on some newer Fiat Chrysler SUVs and cars are so confusing that drivers have exited the vehicles with the engines running and while they are still in gear, causing crashes and serious injuries, U.S. safety investigators have determined. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in documents posted during 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...

  • SEATTLE, Feb 5- Washington state lawmakers voted down a bill on Friday that would have forced Boeing to keep a minimum number of jobs in the state in exchange for receiving billions of dollars in tax breaks. The bill would have linked the tax breaks to Boeing's employment of at least 83,295 people in Washington, the number when the breaks were granted.

  • SEATTLE, Feb 5- Washington state lawmakers voted down a bill on Friday that would have linked billions of dollars in state tax breaks to Boeing Co employment levels. The 7-8 vote in the House Finance committee means the measure will not advance to a floor vote. The credits, which the state estimated to be worth nearly $9 billion over 16 years, are expected to generate...

  • 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...

  • Weyerhaeuser meets 4Q profit forecasts Friday, 5 Feb 2016 | 5:01 AM ET

    FEDERAL WAY, Wash. _ Weyerhaeuser Co. on Friday reported fourth-quarter profit of $70 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 24 cents per share. Weyerhaeuser shares have decreased 14 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has decreased slightly more...