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  • President Donald Trump said Canada has a "very special status" and is unlikely to be hard hit by any changes to the NAFTA trade accord. Trump pulled the United States out of the Trans-Pacific Partnership on Monday and has threatened to rip up the North American Free Trade Agreement-- signed in 1994 by the United States, Canada and Mexico-- if it cannot be retooled to...

  • JOLIET, Ill. _ First Community Financial Partners Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $2.7 million. For the year, the company reported profit of $11.1 million, or 64 cents per share. First Community Financial Partners shares have decreased 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 23- Endo International Plc said on Monday it had reached a proposed settlement with U.S. anti-trust regulators under which it will not pay rivals to delay the introduction of generic competitors to its medications. The Federal Trade Commission had alleged Endo paid Impax Laboratories Inc to delay the introduction of a generic version of its...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 23- Jeffrey Gundlach, who oversees more than $101 billion of assets as chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, has predicted a weaker dollar and more demand for inflation-protected securities now that U.S. President Donald Trump has "doubled down" on his stance regarding trade and securing jobs in America. This included an executive order formally...

  • PRESIDENT TRUMP DESIGNATES REPUBLICAN COMMISSIONER AJIT PAI AS NEXT FCC CHAIRMAN- AGENCY SPOKESMAN.

  • Kate Spade& Co., up 64 cents to $18.40. Bloomberg News reported that the handbag maker has attracted takeover interest from Coach, Michael Kors and international companies. Qualcomm Inc., down $8 to $54.88.

  • The company's shares were up 1.2 percent at $42.90 in heavy after-market trading on Monday. Revenue from Mavens- the mobile, video, native and social advertising units that Chief Executive Marissa Mayer touts as its emerging businesses- rose 25 percent to $590 million. Net income attributable to Yahoo was $162 million, or 17 cents per share in the fourth quarter...

  • AUBURN, Ala. _ Auburn National Bancorporation Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $2.1 million. The Auburn, Alabama-based bank said it had earnings of 57 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $8.2 million, or $2.24 per share.

  • CHICAGO _ Equity Lifestyle Properties Inc. on Monday reported a key measure of profitability in its fourth quarter. The Chicago- based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $75.2 million, or 81 cents per share, in the period. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of...

  • Major stock indexes closed slightly lower Monday as a slide in crude oil prices pulled down energy companies. The Russell 2000 index shed 4.01 points, or 0.3 percent, to 1,347.84. The S&P 500 is up 26.37 points, or 1.2 percent.

  • President Donald Trump formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal on Monday, distancing America from its Asian allies, as China's influence in the region rises. Fulfilling a campaign pledge to end American involvement in the 2015 pact, Trump signed an executive order in the Oval Office pulling the United States out of...

  • NORWICH, N.Y. _ NBT Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $19.6 million. The Norwich, New York- based bank said it had earnings of 45 cents per share. For the year, the company reported profit of $78.4 million, or $1.80 per share.

  • WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP, N.J. _ Parke Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $3.4 million. The holding company for Parke Bank posted revenue of $11.5 million in the period. Parke Bancorp shares have declined 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Oil dips, signs of U.S. output rise offset OPEC- led cuts. He also formally withdrew the United States from the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal. "Given that the president's first order of business is challenging trade deals, it has probably caught a number of optimistic investors off balance," said Jack Ablin, chief investment officer at BMO Private Bank in...

  • *OPEC, non- OPEC ministers say complying with output cuts. NEW YORK, Jan 23- Oil prices fell 1 percent on Monday as signs of a strong recovery in U.S. drilling largely overshadowed news that OPEC and non- OPEC producers were on track to meet output reduction goals. "Despite comments over the weekend at the OPEC compliance meeting that cuts in OPEC/ non- OPEC production...

  • NEWARK, Ohio _ Park National Corp. on Monday reported fourth-quarter profit of $20 million. The bank, based in Newark, Ohio, said it had earnings of $1.30 per share. Park National shares have fallen 7 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • SALT LAKE CITY _ Zions Bancorp on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $137.4 million. The average estimate of 13 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 52 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $612.7 million.

  • SUNNYVALE, Calif. _ Yahoo Inc. on Monday reported fourth-quarter net income of $162 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of nine analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 22 cents per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $910.7 million.

  • Jan 23- Nearly 19 million Americans live in areas where auto insurance is unaffordable including a large number in the New York region, according to a first-of-its kind study by the U.S. Treasury Department. More than 40 percent of Americans living in areas with unaffordable insurance reside in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. States with the greatest...

  • Yahoo's revenue rose to $1.47 billion in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31 from $1.27 billion a year earlier. After deducting fees paid to partner websites, revenue fell to $960.1 million from $1 billion. Net income attributable to Yahoo was $162 million, or 17 cents per share, compared with a loss of $4.43 billion, or $4.70 per share, a year earlier.