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  • ATHENS, Aug 4- Greece's banking stocks plunged for the second day in a row on Tuesday, dragging the main Athens index down in a graphic illustration of the country's financial and economic woes. There were signs, however, that the rout that took 8 billion euros off the market on Monday may be ending as already historically low valuations fall to levels at which...

  • ATHENS, Aug 4- Greece expects to conclude a bailout deal with international lenders by Aug. 18, with the drafting of the accord starting on Wednesday, government spokeswoman Olga Gerovasili said on Tuesday. The bailout, worth up to 86 billion euros, needs to be settled by Aug. 20 if Greece is to pay off debt of 3.5 billion euros to the European Central Bank that matures...

  • WASHINGTON— The Commerce Department reports on U.S. June factory orders at 10 a.m. Eastern Tuesday. A preliminary report last week showed that orders for durable goods in June jumped 3.4 percent, reflecting a rebound in aircraft orders booked by Boeing at the Paris air show.

  • HONOLULU _ Hawaiian Telcom HoldCo. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $455,000. On a per-share basis, the Honolulu- based company said it had net income of 4 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • DENVER _ M.D.C. Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $20 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 41 cents per share. M.D.C. Holdings shares have climbed 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *China price wars sapping profit from rising sales. TOKYO, Aug 4- Toyota Motor Corp said it "can't be optimistic" about profitability in China, the world's biggest auto market, where slowing growth is forcing the Japanese manufacturer to cut prices and offer buying incentives to keep up with rivals. Toyota, which on Tuesday reported record first-quarter net profit...

  • IRVINE, Calif. _ CorVel Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter earnings of $6.9 million. The Irvine, California- based company said it had profit of 34 cents per share. CorVel shares have dropped 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WALTHAM, Mass. _ Care.com Inc. on Tuesday reported a loss of $7.2 million in its second quarter. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for a loss of 25 cents per share. Care.com shares have dropped 26 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Aug 4- Health insurer Aetna Inc, which is in the process of buying rival Humana Inc for $37 billion, reported a 33 percent rise in quarterly profit as it added more members to its government plans. Aetna's net profit rose to $731.8 million, or $2.08 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, a year earlier.

  • PORTLAND, Ore. _ Northwest Natural Gas Co. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $2.2 million. Northwest Natural Gas expects full-year earnings in the range of $2.10 to $2.30 per share. Northwest Natural Gas shares have fallen 13 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK _ Time Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter net income of $24 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 13 cents per share. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • DEERFIELD, Ill. _ Surgical Care Affiliates Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.6 million. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $247.8 million. Surgical Care Affiliates shares have increased 11 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. _ Armada Hoffler Properties Inc. on Tuesday reported a key measure of profitability in its second quarter. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for funds from operations of 21 cents per share. Armada Hoffler Properties expects full-year funds from operations in the range of 88 cents to 91 cents...

  • SOUTH JORDAN, Utah _ Headwaters Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $22.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 32 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $250.2 million.

  • PLYMOUTH, Mich. _ Metaldyne Performance Group Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter profit of $44.1 million. The average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 54 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $801.7 million.

  • Aug 4- Time Inc reported a 5.7 percent fall in quarterly revenue, hurt by weak print ad sales and a strong dollar. However, the magazine publisher reported a net profit of $24 million, or 22 cents per share, for the second quarter ended June 30, compared with a net loss $32 million, or 30 cents per share, a year earlier. Time, whose titles include People, Sports Illustrated...

  • HARTFORD, Conn.— Aetna Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $731.8 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.84 per share. Nine analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $15.43 billion.

  • EL PASO, Texas _ Western Refining Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $133.9 million. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.32 per share. Western Refining shares have climbed 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • *Platinum, palladium fall on oversupply, weak China demand. LONDON, Aug 4- Gold rose on Tuesday as the dollar weakened after soft U.S. economic data, while platinum and palladium hit multi-year lows on oversupply and sluggish autocatalysts demand. Platinum dipped to its lowest since January 2009 at $940.50 an ounce, while palladium hit a near three-year low of...

  • ATHENS, Aug 4- Greek residential property prices declined at a faster pace in the second quarter than the first, data showed on Tuesday, as Greece's slide back into recession hit household incomes and employment. Property accounts for a large chunk of household wealth in Greece, which has one of the highest home ownership rates in Europe- 80 percent versus a...