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  • PANAMA CITY _ Banco Latinoamericano de Comercio Exterior SA on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $22.3 million. The bank, based in Panama City, said it had earnings of 57 cents per share. The bank created in South and Central America to provide trade financing posted revenue of $44.4 million in the period.

  • The company, the world's largest construction and mining equipment maker, lowered its full-year 2016 sales outlook to a range of $40 billion to $40.5 billion, from $40 billion to $42 billion. Caterpillar expects earnings of $2.75 per share, or $3.55 excluding restructuring costs, from $3.00, or $3.70 excluding restructuring costs. Caterpillar reported...

  • *LME lead risks long liquidation if breaks $1,800- Triland. LONDON, July 26- Copper, zinc and nickel touched one-week lows on Tuesday on market uncertainty ahead of the U.S. central bank meeting and as investors sold to book profits from a recent rally. Our economists think markets have become too complacent about the outlook for U.S. monetary policy, "said analyst...

  • PHOENIX _ Freeport-McMoran Copper& Gold Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $479 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 1 cent per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $3.73 billion.

  • NEW YORK _ JetBlue Airways Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $180 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 49 cents per share. JetBlue shares have declined 24 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • LIVONIA, Mich. _ Tower International Inc. on Tuesday reported a second-quarter loss of $4.8 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. On a per-share basis, the Livonia, Michigan- based company said it had a loss of 23 cents. Keywords: Tower International, Earnings Report.

  • LONDON, July 26- Hedge funds and other money managers have begun to amass another large short position in futures and options contracts linked to the price of crude oil. Hedge funds increased their short positions in NYMEX WTI futures and options from 53 million barrels on May 31 to 141 million barrels on July 19, anticipating a further drop in prices.

  • MARIETTA, Pa. _ Donegal Group Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $8.6 million. On a per-share basis, the Marietta, Pennsylvania- based company said it had net income of 32 cents. Keywords: Donegal Group, Earnings Report.

  • WESTFORD, Mass. _ Cynosure Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $6.3 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 29 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $102.2 million.

  • HATO REY, Puerto Rico _ Popular Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $88.1 million. The Hato Rey, Puerto Rico- based bank said it had earnings of 85 cents per share. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share.

  • OAK BROOK, Ill. _ McDonald's Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $1.09 billion. The average estimate of 14 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.38 per share. Eight analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $6.28 billion.

  • JetBlue paid $1.43 per gallon on average in the quarter, down 33 percent from a year ago. The New York- based carrier's net income rose to $180 million, or 53 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $152 million, or 44 cents per share, a year earlier. Analysts had estimated 49 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.

  • July 26- McDonald's Corp reported a 3.6 percent fall in quarterly revenue as fewer customers visited its restaurants, mainly in the United States. The company's net income fell to $1.09 billion, or $1.25 per share, in the quarter ended June 30 from $1.20 billion, or $1.26 per share, a year earlier. Total revenue declined to $6.27 billion from $6.50 billion.

  • BELLEVUE, Wash. _ Paccar Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $481.3 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.03 per share. Paccar shares have increased 18 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 6 percent.

  • CHICAGO _ USG Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $74 million. The average estimate of eight analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 48 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $1.01 billion.

  • July 26- Diversified U.S. miner and oil producer Freeport-McMoRan Inc reported a smaller quarterly loss as aggressive cost cutting helped counter a near 20 percent drop in copper prices. Freeport's net loss attributable to common stock narrowed to $479 million, or 38 cents per share, in the second quarter ended June 30 from $1.85 billion, or $1.78 per share, a year...

  • EVANSVILLE, Ind. _ Accuride Corp. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $2.5 million. The Evansville, Indiana- based company said it had net income of 5 cents per share. Accuride expects full-year revenue in the range of $625 million to $650 million.

  • The company's total operating revenue fell to $30.53 billion in the second quarter, from $32.22 billion a year earlier. Verizon's net income attributable to Verizon fell to $702 million, or 17 cents per share, from $4.23 billion, or $1.04 per share, a year earlier. Excluding items, Verizon earned 94 cents per share, beating the average analysts' estimate of 92 cents.

  • 3 M also narrowed its full-year earnings forecast range to $8.15- $8.30 per share, from $8.10- $8.45. Analysts on average were expecting 2016 earnings of $8.24 per share on revenue $30.40 billion, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S. Net income attributable to the company fell to $1.29 billion, or $2.08 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $1.30...

  • SHELTON, Conn. _ Hubbell Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $81 million. The average estimate of six analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.43 per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $894.4 million.