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  • Feb 9- U.S. stock indexes were set to open lower on Tuesday, as cautious investors doubled down on safer assets amid increasing concerns of a sustained slowdown in global economic growth. Gold prices steadied near seven-month highs, while yields on Japan's 10- year government bond slipped into negative territory for the first time ever. Japan's Nikkei...

  • The world will store unwanted oil for most of 2016 as declines in U.S. output take time and OPEC is unlikely to cut a deal with other producers to reduce ballooning output, the International Energy Agency said. The agency cut its forecast for 2016 oil demand growth, which now stands at 1.17 million barrels per day following a five-year high of 1.6 million in 2015,...

  • BATAVIA, Ohio _ Multi-Color Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $9.6 million. The Batavia, Ohio- based company said it had net income of 57 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • *USDA supply/demand report due at 1700 GMT. PARIS/ SYDNEY, Feb 9- Chicago wheat edged higher on Tuesday, recovering from a one-month low as investors awaited monthly U.S. government grain forecasts, but Paris futures extended losses to new contract lows as export worries continued to weigh on European prices. But wheat remained under pressure from ample global...

  • TEL AVIV, Israel _ Israel Chemicals Ltd. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $96 million. The Tel Aviv, Israel- based company said it had net income of 8 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $509 million, or 40 cents per share.

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC EXPECTS TO FOCUS MORE ON ADDING LEISURE ROUTES TO MIDSIZE AND SMALL MARKETS- CEO.

  • HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill.— Following a "challenging" holiday season, Sears will accelerate the closure of some of its stores. Comparable-store sales in the fourth quarter dropped 6.9 percent at Sears, and 7.2 percent at Kmart, which the also company owns. While the quarter that contains the critical shopping season was better compared with the previous three quarters,...

  • LAKE FOREST, Ill. _ Tenneco Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $68 million. The average estimate of 12 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.14 per share. Tenneco shares have decreased 22 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC CEO - "REPUTATION DOES MATTER"

  • WESTFORD, Mass. _ Cynosure Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $7.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $96.6 million.

  • ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J. _ Asta Funding Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter profit of $1.8 million. Asta Funding shares have fallen almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Asta Funding, Earnings Report.

  • IRVINE, Calif. _ HCP Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Irvine, California- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $374.9 million, or 80 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 78 cents...

  • Tire unit volumes rose 7 percent to 42.1 million units in the quarter ended Dec. 31, partly due to the acquisition of Nippon Goodyear Ltd in Japan, Goodyear said. The company posted a net loss of $380 million, or $1.42 per share, attributable to shareholders for the fourth quarter. Goodyear earned $2.13 billion, or $7.68 per share, a year earlier, including a $2.2...

  • LONDON/ MILAN, Feb 9- European shares turned lower in early afternoon on Tuesday to touch their lowest level in more than two years with worries about the impact on banks of sustained low interest rates keeping sentiment fragile. The pan-European FTSEurofirst 300, which slumped 3.4 percent on Monday, was down 1.9 percent by 1251 GMT to 1,215.12 points, its lowest...

  • SOUTHLAKE, Texas _ Sabre Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $129.4 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 26 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $762.1 million.

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC NEEDS TO PROVIDE A' SEAMLESS, MORE EFFICIENT OPERATING EXPERIENCE FOR THE CUSTOMER'- CEO.

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC HAS' NOTHING TO DISCUSS AT THIS POINT' REGARDING EXPECTED M&A ACTIVITY- CEO.

  • Feb 9- Viacom Inc, the owner of MTV, Comedy Central, Nickelodeon and movie studio Paramount, reported a steeper-than-expected drop in quarterly revenue, hurt by lower advertising sales in the United States and few hit movie releases in the period. The company's board last week named Chief Executive Philippe Dauman as executive chairman, replacing 92- year-old...

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC IS "VERY COMFORTABLE" WITH FUTURE GROWTH RANGE BETWEEN 15 PCT AND 20 PCT, COMPARED TO ABOUT 30 PCT IN 2015- CEO.

  • SPIRIT AIRLINES INC EXPECTS DELIVERY OF ONE OR MORE SINGLE-AISLE AIRBUS AIRCRAFT IN 2016 TO BE DELAYED SEVERAL MONTHS- CFO.