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  • Manpower beats 4Q profit forecasts Wednesday, 3 Feb 2016 | 7:49 AM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ ManpowerGroup Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $123.9 million. The average estimate of 10 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.51 per share. Five analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $5.02 billion.

  • Modine posts 3Q profit Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:55 PM ET

    RACINE, Wis. _ Modine Manufacturing Co. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $8.2 million. Modine expects full-year earnings in the range of 70 cents to 76 cents per share. Modine shares have dropped 34 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Rexnord tops 3Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:43 PM ET

    MILWAUKEE _ Rexnord Corp. on Tuesday reported fiscal third-quarter earnings of $24.4 million. Rexnord expects full-year earnings in the range of $1.37 to $1.41 per share. Rexnord shares have declined 15 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • Fiserv meets 4Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:17 PM ET

    BROOKFIELD, Wis. _ Fiserv Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $189 million. The average estimate of 11 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of $1 per share. Fiserv expects full-year earnings in the range of $4.32 to $4.44 per share.

  • House GOP fails anew to repeal Obama's health care law Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 12:50 PM ET

    "What we're proving today is if we have a Republican president next year, we will repeal Obamacare," Ryan, R- Wis., told reporters, using a nickname for a law that GOP lawmakers have despised since it was pushed through Congress six years ago. Ryan said the GOP will offer its own proposal this year for replacing the law, saying it would lower costs and "restore the...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 2- U.S. Oil fell around 4 percent on Tuesday, dented by worries about the demand outlook and rising supply, while hopes for a deal between OPEC and Russia on output cuts faded. "I think the reaction in the bonds is greater than you would think from the stimulus of oil and the stock market," said Lou Brien, a market strategist at DRW Trading in Chicago.

  • Twin Disc reports 2Q loss Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 8:19 AM ET

    RACINE, Wis. _ Twin Disc Inc. on Tuesday reported a fiscal second-quarter loss of $2.3 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. Twin Disc shares have risen slightly more than 6 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Twin Disc, Earnings Report.

  • Spectrum Brands misses 1Q profit forecasts Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 6:39 AM ET

    MIDDLETON, Wis. _ Spectrum Brands Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $73.6 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.06 per share. Spectrum Brands shares have decreased 6 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • TIMELINE-Bird flu reappears in U.S. poultry flocks Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 5:06 PM ET

    An Indiana turkey flock was infected with a strain known as H7N8, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Jan. 15. Four states- Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin and Minnesota- declared states of emergency during the outbreak. The timeline below shows the spread of the disease in the United States, according to data and information from the USDA's Animal and Plant Health...

  • CHICAGO, Jan 28- U.S. motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc reported a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Monday despite a dip in global sales and said it would ship more vehicles during 2016, sending its stock up nearly 10 percent in early trading. "Although we expect the macroeconomic environment to remain challenging, we are confident we'll continue...

  • The Milwaukee- based company, which has been manufacturing motorcycles for over a century, said worldwide retail sales slipped less than one percent to 46,857 units, while it fell 3.4 percent to 26,044 units in the United States during the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31. Net income fell to $42.2 million, 22 cents per share, in the fourth quarter, from $74.5 million, or 35...

  • Harley-Davidson's quarterly profit falls on lower sales Thursday, 28 Jan 2016 | 7:04 AM ET

    Jan 28- Iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson Inc reported a 43.3 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by weak demand in the United States, its biggest market. The Milwaukee- based company said its net income fell to $42.2 million, 22 cents per share, in the fourth quarter ended Dec. 31, from $74.5 million, or 35 cents per share, a year earlier. Revenue slipped 2.3...

  • *Fed to sell $29 bln seven-year notes on Thursday. NEW YORK, Jan 27- U.S. "This was a dovish statement," said Brian Jacobsen, chief portfolio strategist at Wells Fargo Funds Management in Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin.

  • Huntington Bancshares to buy FirstMerit Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 9:24 AM ET
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    Huntington Bancshares agreed to buy Ohio-based FirstMerit for about $3.4 billion in a cash-and-stock deal.

  • Jan 26- Huntington Bancshares Inc said on Tuesday it has agreed to buy Ohio- based FirstMerit Corp for about $3.4 billion in a cash-and-stock deal. Under terms of the deal, FirstMerit Corp will merge with a unit of Huntington Bancshares, and FirstMerit Bank, a unit of FirstMerit Corp, will merge with and into The Huntington National Bank, Huntington said.

  • *Brent crude slides 6.7 percent on record Iraq oil output. Crude oil prices fell as much as 6.7 percent as Iraq announced record-high oil production that will feed into an already oversupplied market, wiping out much of the oil price gains from of the biggest-ever daily rallies on Friday. Last week, European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi signalled the bank was...

  • Jan 25- Johnson Controls Inc, a U.S. maker of car batteries and heating and ventilation equipment, said on Monday it had agreed to acquire Ireland- based peer Tyco International Plc in a $16.5 billion deal aimed at lowering its tax bill. By redomiciling to Tyco's headquarters in Cork, Ireland, Johnson Controls would become the latest major U.S. company to carry out a...

  • Jan 24- Johnson Controls Inc, a U.S. manufacturer of car batteries and heating and ventilation equipment, is in advanced talks to buy fire protection and security company Tyco International Plc, people familiar with the matter said. A deal between Johnson Controls and Tyco, which have market capitalizations of $23 billion and $13 billion respectively, would...

  • Johnson Controls, Tyco in merger talks Sunday, 24 Jan 2016 | 4:07 PM ET
    An employee walks through the Johnson Controls and Saft Groupe SA factory, a joint venture producing Lithium-ion batteries in Nersac, France.

    Johnson Controls is in advanced talks to buy fire protection and security company Tyco International, people familiar with the matter told Reuters.

  • Jan 24- Johnson Controls Inc, a U.S. manufacturer of car batteries and heating and ventilation equipment, is in advanced talks to buy fire protection and security company Tyco International Plc, people familiar with the matter said. A deal between Johnson Controls and Tyco, which have market capitalizations of $23 billion and $13 billion respectively, would...