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  • PEABODY, Mass. _ Meridian Bancorp Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $11.3 million. Meridian Bancorp shares have decreased 11 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Meridian Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • BRASILIA, July 25- Brazil's government unveiled sweeping changes to its mining code on Tuesday, boosting royalties in the latest move to reduce a budget deficit amid a sluggish recovery from the country's worst recession on record. Royalties for iron ore will rise to as much as 4 percent, depending on market prices, from 2 percent currently.

  • NEW YORK, July 25- A Long Island, New York, investment adviser accused of engaging in insider trading after being tipped off about Pfizer Inc's $3.6 billion acquisition of King Pharmaceuticals Inc pleaded guilty on Tuesday, federal prosecutors said. New York- based Pfizer announced it would acquire Tennessee- based King in October 2010. Prosecutors said Klein,...

  • BRASILIA, July 25- Brazil's government unveiled sweeping changes to its mining code on Tuesday, boosting royalties in the latest move to reduce a budget deficit amid a sluggish recovery from the country's worst recession on record. Royalties for iron ore will rise to as much as 4 percent, depending on market prices, from 2 percent currently.

  • PEMBROKE, Bermuda _ RenaissanceRe Holdings Ltd. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $176.7 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $2.33 per share. RenaissanceRe shares have increased 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WEST POINT, Ga. _ Charter Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $3.5 million. On a per-share basis, the West Point, Georgia- based company said it had net income of 23 cents. Keywords: Charter Financial, Earnings Report.

  • MONACO _ Costamare Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $23 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 20 cents per share. Costamare shares have risen 22 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MENLO PARK, Calif. _ Landec Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $2.5 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 9 cents per share. Landec shares have risen roughly 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • COMMERCE, Calif. _ Smart& Final Stores Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $7.1 million. Smart& Final Stores expects full-year earnings in the range of 50 cents to 52 cents per share. Smart& Final Stores shares have dropped 43 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • HOUSTON _ Superior Energy Services Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $63.8 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 47 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $456.7 million.

  • CHICAGO— A new U.S. court filing in an international bribery case against a pro-Russian Ukrainian oligarch with ties to President Donald Trump's ex-campaign manager suggests for the first time that some bribe money was earmarked for Americans. Late Monday's filing in Chicago is prosecutors' response to Dmitry Firtash's motion to dismiss.

  • IRVINE, Calif. _ CoreLogic Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $41.3 million. CoreLogic expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.20 to $2.40 per share, with revenue in the range of $1.84 billion to $1.88 billion. CoreLogic shares have climbed 19 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Buoyed by its performance, the company forecast third-quarter profit of between $1.04 per share and $1.18 per share and revenue of $3.74 billion to $4.06 billion, above analysts' average expectation of a profit of $1.05 per share and revenue of $3.76 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Texas Instruments said net income rose to $1.06 billion, or $1.03...

  • WASHINGTON— The Latest on Republican efforts to repeal a banking regulation that would let consumers participate in class-action lawsuits.:. Just two weeks ago, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized a rule banning most types of mandatory arbitration clauses. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau finalized the rule just two weeks ago.

  • JACKSON, Miss. _ EastGroup Properties Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of $1.05 per share. EastGroup Properties expects full-year funds from operations to be $4.19 to $4.27 per share.

  • July 25- Apple Inc Chief Executive Tim Cook has committed to build three big manufacturing plants in the United States, the Wall Street Journal quoted U.S. Apple came under fire from Trump during his campaign because it makes most of its products in China. Apple, on its part, had been making disclosures to highlight how it had been contributing to job creation in the...

  • OVERLAND PARK, Kan. _ QTS Realty Trust Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 63 cents per share. QTS Realty expects full-year funds from operations in the range of $2.66 to $2.78 per share.

  • BEDFORD, Mass. _ Aware Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $228,000. On a per-share basis, the Bedford, Massachusetts- based company said it had profit of 1 cent. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • VAUGHAN, Ontario _ Waste Connections Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $123.7 million. Waste Connections expects full-year revenue of $4.57 billion. Waste Connections shares have climbed 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • RALEIGH, N.C. _ Highwoods Properties Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 85 cents per share. Highwoods Properties expects full-year funds from operations to be $3.33 to $3.38 per share.