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  • MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. _ Horizon Bancorp on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $9.1 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 42 cents per share. Horizon Bancorp shares have dropped roughly 5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said on Thursday it is upgrading and expanding a probe into 1.33 million Ford Explorer SUVs over reports of exhaust odors in vehicle compartments and exposure to carbon monoxide that may be linked to crashes and injuries. The auto safety agency said in a statement that it is aware of...

  • NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION SAYS INVESTIGATION INTO 2011-2017 FORD EXPLORERS LINKED TO REPORTS OF 38 INJURIES.

  • NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION SAYS IT UPGRADES INVESTIGATION INTO 1.33 MILLION FORD EXPLORER SUVS OVER EXHAUST ODORS IN OCCUPANT COMPARTMENTS.

  • As Venezuela's crisis deepened, Colombian airline Avianca on Thursday canceled its operations in the country and the U.S. State Department said it was ordering family members of U.S. employees at its embassy in Caracas to leave ahead of the vote. Critics of President Nicolas Maduro were planning to pile more pressure on the unpopular leftist leader by holding...

  • SEOUL, July 28- Oil prices extended a rally into a sixth day on Friday, hovering near 8- week highs on a decline in U.S. inventories and OPEC's ongoing efforts to curb production to ease a global glut. U.S. crude stocks fell sharply by 7.2 million barrels in the week July 21 due to strong refining activity and an increase in exports, according to data from the Energy...

  • *Dollar bounces on upbeat data, await US GDP for more impetus. TOKYO, July 28- The dollar stalled against its major peers on Friday, its mild bounce earlier petering out ahead of the second quarter U.S. economic growth data due later in the session. Market focus was now on the second quarter U.S. gross domestic product data due at 1230 GMT.

  • Aerosoles, known for its affordable flats and wedges, has hired investment bank Piper Jaffray Companies and financial advisory consultant Berkeley Research Group to carry out the strategic review, three sources said Thursday. Aerosoles, Piper Jaffray and Berkeley Research Group did not respond to requests for comment. The shoe company has about 80 stores in...

  • *The U.S. Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own party. *As U.S. Senate Republican leaders feverishly tried to pass a slimmed-down Obamacare repeal, some senators threatened to bring the...

  • *The U.S. Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own party. *As U.S. Senate Republican leaders feverishly tried to pass a slimmed-down Obamacare repeal, some senators threatened to bring the...

  • TOKYO, July 28- Asian stock markets sagged on Friday after U.S. tech shares retreated from recent rallies, though optimism on U.S. corporate earnings and the global economy underpinned overall sentiment. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan fell 0.4 percent in early trade, with Samsung Electric, Asia's largest company by market...

  • NEW YORK— The Latest on the bribery conviction of a Chinese billionaire in a United Nations scandal:. The United Nations says it's considering what do following the New York bribery conviction of a Chinese billionaire who wanted to build a U.N. center in Macau. A Chinese billionaire who wanted to build a United Nations center in Macau has been convicted at his New...

  • SACRAMENTO, California, July 27- California regulators gave Volkswagen AG the go-ahead on Thursday to start expanding clean vehicle infrastructure across the state, after debate over whether the German automaker's plan would do enough to help disadvantaged communities. The California Air Resources Board voted unanimously to approve the 30- month, $200...

  • VANCOUVER, British Columbia _ Eldorado Gold Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $11.2 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was breakeven on a per-share basis. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks...

  • MT. LAUREL, N.J. _ Marlin Business Services Corp. on Thursday reported second-quarter net income of $4.6 million. The Mt. Laurel, New Jersey- based company said it had profit of 36 cents per share. Keywords: Marlin Business Services, Earnings Report.

  • BOSTON _ LPL Financial Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $68.4 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 66 cents per share. LPL Financial shares have climbed 28 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *June household spending +2.3 pct yr/yr vs forecast +0.6 pct. TOKYO, July 28- Japanese household spending in June jumped the most since 2015 as job availability improved to a fresh 43- year high, in a sign the tightening labor market is helping push up wages and consumer spending- albeit gradually. Japan's economy expanded at an annualized 1.0 percent at the start...

  • WASHINGTON, July 27- The U.S. Senate voted almost unanimously on Thursday to slap new sanctions on Russia, putting President Donald Trump in a tough position by forcing him to take a hard line on Moscow or veto the legislation and infuriate his own Republican Party. The Senate backed the bill, which also imposes sanctions on Iran and North Korea, by a margin of 98-2...

  • QUITO, July 27- Ecuador said on Thursday it had successfully negotiated a payment plan with Schlumberger, although it did not specify if the deal included reimbursement for roughly $850 million owed to the oil service company. Ecuador said it had reached a deal to index contracts to international crude prices to better reflect market conditions and spur...

  • BROOKLYN, N.Y. _ Dime Community Bancshares Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings of $12 million. On a per-share basis, the Brooklyn, New York- based company said it had net income of 32 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.