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  • SAN FRANCISCO, Feb 10- Since returning to Twitter Inc in July, Chief Executive, Jack Dorsey has made a handful of dramatic changes to the micro-blogging service- and promised more. But the new features so far have been unsuccessful at doing the one thing Wall Street wants most: getting more people to use the service. "They've been a public company long enough where...

  • SYDNEY, Feb 11- U.S. corn fell for a seventh consecutive session on Thursday to linger near a one-month low as prices came under sustained pressure from ample global supplies and moves by Russia to ban U.S. imports. *USDA said on Tuesday that global wheat supplies would reach record levels this year due to falling consumption in China and India.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 10- Investment firm EIG Pacific Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday it had extended the deadline and changed some terms for its offer to buy nearly all the debt of Colombia's largest private oil producer, Pacific Exploration& Production Corp.. The deadline for the offer for Pacific's $4.1 billion in debt has been extended until March 24 from Feb. 10.

  • *Three-month copper on the London Metal Exchange rose by 0.6 percent to $4,470.50 a tonne by 0111 GMT, following 1.4 percent losses in the previous session when prices plumbed the weakest since Jan. 26 at $4,430 a tonne. *The Shanghai Futures Exchange was closed for a fourth session due to its Lunar New Year holidays. *China will do more to ease yuan convertibility in...

  • So it made perfect sense to him to bring a convention meshing technology with pop culture to Silicon Valley. A sold-out crowd of about 30,000 engineers, entrepreneurs and pop-culture connoisseurs is expected to swarm into the Silicon Valley event. The marquee attractions on the entertainment side include William Shatner from the original "Star Trek" and "Back...

  • International benchmark Brent crude futures were trading at $60.62 per barrel at 0117 GMT, down 22 cents. West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $26.96 per barrel, down 49 cents and within a dollar of the $26.19 a barrel 2003 low from January. Inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery point for U.S. crude futures rose to an all-time high just shy of 65...

  • CAMBRIDGE, Mass. _ Forrester Research Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2 million. On a per-share basis, the Cambridge, Massachusetts- based company said it had profit of 11 cents. Forrester Research shares have increased 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 11- Gold climbed more than 1 percent to its highest in 8-1/ 2 months on Thursday after Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen stressed that U.S. interest rates would rise gradually. Spot gold jumped to $1,213 an ounce, its highest since May 22, before paring gains to trade up 0.9 percent at $1,208.27 by 0059 GMT. DATA AHEAD 1330 U.S. Weekly jobless claims 1500...

  • NEWTON, Mass. _ TechTarget Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2 million. For the current quarter ending in April, TechTarget said it expects revenue in the range of $24 million to $25 million. TechTarget shares have dropped 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SINGAPORE, Feb 11- The dollar hit a fresh 15- month low versus the yen on Thursday after comments from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen the previous day gave investors no reason to change their minds that the next rate hike will be a long time coming. The dollar fell to as low as 112.66 yen as of 0058 GMT, its lowest level since November 2014. The greenback was last...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The White House vowed Wednesday that the United States would still meet international commitments to cut carbon emissions, seeking to allay concerns that the Supreme Court might take away one of its main weapons against climate change. And White House spokesman Eric Schultz said the administration has an array of tools available to reduce...

  • OLD GREENWICH, Conn. _ Ellington Residential Mortgage REIT on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $980,000, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The Old Greenwich, Connecticut- based company said it had net income of 11 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • THOMASVILLE, Ga. _ Flowers Foods Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $32.2 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. Flowers Foods expects full-year earnings in the range of 98 cents to $1.04 per share, with revenue in the range of $3.99 billion to $4.08 billion.

  • HNI posts 4Q profit 2 Hours Ago

    MUSCATINE, Iowa _ HNI Corp. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $32.2 million. The Muscatine, Iowa-based company said it had profit of 71 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $105.4 million, or $2.32 per share.

  • FBR reports 4Q loss 2 Hours Ago

    ARLINGTON, Va. _ FBR& Co on Wednesday reported a loss of $4.4 million in its fourth quarter. The Arlington, Virginia- based company said it had a loss of 59 cents per share. Keywords: FBR& Co, Earnings Report.

  • HOUSTON _ Ion Geophysical Corp. on Wednesday reported a loss of $5.5 million in its fourth quarter. The Houston- based company said it had a loss of 51 cents per share. Keywords: Ion Geophysical, Earnings Report.

  • West Texas Intermediate crude futures were trading at $27.37 per barrel at 0022 GMT, down 8 cents from their previous close and more than 20 percent below a peak reached in late January following a brief rally. Inventories at the Cushing, Oklahoma delivery point for U.S. crude futures rose to an all-time high just shy of 65 million barrels, data from the...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 10- The U.S. power sector's shift toward burning less coal and using more natural gas and renewable energy will not be derailed by the Supreme Court ruling against the Obama administration's limits on carbon emissions, state regulators and utilities said on Wednesday. The U.S. Supreme Court decided 5-4 on Tuesday to block the Environmental...

  • "Our work will take time" before the company can create long-term shareholder value, said Executive Chairman Omid Kordestani on a call with analysts. The company's share price has declined more than 50 percent since Jack Dorsey, one of the founders, returned to Twitter in July. "They have plateaued and can't look to India or China as those markets are dominated by...

  • CHICAGO _ Coeur Mining Inc. on Wednesday reported a loss of $303 million in its fourth quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 18 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $158.4 million.