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  • MADISON, Wis. _ First Business Financial Services Inc. on Thursday reported first-quarter earnings of $4.5 million. First Business Financial Services shares have climbed slightly since the beginning of the year. Keywords: First Business Financial Services, Earnings Report.

  • DES MOINES, Iowa— A Texas man accused of helping a lottery computer manager in Iowa collect jackpots from rigged lottery games gave up a yearlong extradition fight on Thursday and traveled to Iowa to face charges. Robert Clark Rhodes II reported to the Polk County jail in Des Moines Thursday morning to face lottery fraud charges filed against him in March 2015,...

  • MIDDLETON, Wis. _ Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter net income of $75.2 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 91 cents per share. Spectrum Brands shares have increased almost 9 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Marcus Corp. on Thursday reported first-quarter net income of $5.5 million. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee- based company said it had net income of 20 cents. This story was generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research.

  • OSHKOSH, Wis. _ Oshkosh Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter profit of $56.1 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 37 cents per share. Oshkosh expects full-year earnings to be $2.30 to $2.70 per share.

  • NEENAH, Wis. _ Bemis Co. on Thursday reported first-quarter profit of $56.2 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 62 cents per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $985.2 million.

  • WASHINGTON, April 27- U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan called on Wednesday for an end to Obamacare's financial protections for people with serious medical conditions, saying these consumers should be placed in state high-risk pools. The rule, a cornerstone of President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act, has been praised by patient advocates...

  • WASHINGTON— The House Judiciary Committee took an election-year swipe Wednesday at the nation's growing drug addiction problem, approving federal grants that would bolster state and local efforts against the abuse of opioid painkillers. Its easy approval contrasted with recent clashes between the two parties over President Barack Obama's Supreme...

  • MILWAUKEE _ Rockwell Automation Inc. on Wednesday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $168 million. Rockwell Automation expects full-year earnings in the range of $5.75 to $6.15 per share. Rockwell Automation shares have climbed 13 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has increased slightly more than 2...

  • MILWAUKEE _ A.O. Smith Corp. on Wednesday reported first-quarter earnings of $73.5 million. A.O. Smith expects full-year earnings to be $3.47 to $3.55 per share. A.O. Smith shares have increased 4.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • RACINE, Wis. _ Twin Disc Inc. on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $963,000, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Twin Disc shares have risen 22 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Twin Disc, Earnings Report.

  • CALGARY, Alberta— Canada's National Energy Board has granted conditional approval to a massive Enbridge Inc., project to replace a pipeline that would enable more Canadian crude to flow into the U.S. The pipeline would enable 760,000 barrels a day to be shipped from Hardisty, Alberta, to Superior, Wisconsin. The project would be the largest undertaking in...

  • CALGARY, Alberta, April 25- Canadian regulators recommended the federal government approve Enbridge Inc's plan to replace one of its major crude oil export pipelines on Monday, but also imposed 89 conditions on the project to enhance safety and environmental protection. Calgary- based Enbridge plans to replace all segments of pipe on the 1,031 mile Line 3...

  • WEST BEND, Wis. _ Westbury Bancorp Inc. on Monday reported net income of $873,000 in its fiscal second quarter. The bank, based in West Bend, Wisconsin, said it had earnings of 23 cents per share. Keywords: Westbury Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Artisan Partners Asset Management Inc. on Monday reported first-quarter profit of $16.3 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 52 cents per share. Artisan Partners shares have dropped 3.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WASHINGTON— Debt-ridden Puerto Rico faces a $422 million bond payment deadline Sunday with no sign Congress will act in time to help. The AP explains Puerto Rico's debt crisis, what's happening in Congress and the outside forces. Agricultural revenue has diminished and federal tax incentives that lured manufacturers were phased out by Congress a decade ago.

  • But beyond the chart-toppers and dance parties, the legacy of Prince Rogers Nelson grew to include political stances, challenges to record execs and an overarching focus on African-American empowerment. At the Grammys in Los Angeles, Prince was referring to the Black Lives Matter Movement that was galvanized by the 2014 police killing of an unarmed Michael...

  • NEW YORK, April 22- The U.S. dollar rose to a three week high against the yen on Friday, on a report of likely further monetary policy easing from the Bank of Japan, while a rise in crude oil prices was offset by poor technology sector earnings, leaving Wall Street stocks steady. A rise in oil prices helped energy stocks, but disappointing earnings from top technology...

  • WAUWATOSA, Wis. _ Waterstone Financial Inc. on Friday reported first-quarter profit of $3.9 million. On a per-share basis, the Wauwatosa, Wisconsin- based company said it had profit of 14 cents. Keywords: Waterstone Financial, Earnings Report.

  • MILWAUKEE _ Strattec Security Corp. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $1.9 million. Strattec Security shares have increased almost 3 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Strattec Security, Earnings Report.