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  • ATLANTA _ Crawford& Co. on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $10.2 million. On a per-share basis, the Atlanta- based company said it had profit of 19 cents. Crawford expects full-year earnings in the range of 78 cents to 88 cents per share, with revenue in the range of $1.1 billion to $1.13 billion.

  • JACKSON, Miss.— A fired engineer at a now-aborted Mississippi Power Co. plant sued the utility's parent company Tuesday, saying an order to reinstate him is being ignored. Wingo says in the suit that he tried to tell executives with Atlanta- based Southern Co. that construction at the Kemper County power plant wouldn't meet deadlines promised to investors.

  • ATLANTA _ Gray Television Inc. on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $70.6 million. Gray Television shares have increased 25 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Gray Television, Earnings Report.

  • LONDON, Aug 8- British online fashion retailer ASOS is spending $40 million on a second U.S. distribution centre to support strong sales growth in what it hopes will become a major market. Established in 2000, ASOS is Britain's most valuable online fashion retailer, with a market capitalisation of 5 billion pounds, annual sales of 1.4 billion pounds and...

  • LONDON, Aug 8- British online fashion retailer ASOS is spending $40 million on a second U.S. distribution center to support strong sales growth in what it hopes will become a major market. Established in 2000, ASOS is Britain's most valuable online fashion retailer, with a market capitalisation of 5 billion pounds, annual sales of 1.4 billion pounds and...

  • ATLANTA _ Ciner Resources LP on Monday reported second-quarter profit of $8.2 million. Ciner Resources shares have declined 12 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Ciner Resources, Earnings Report.

  • ATLANTA _ Invesco Mortgage Capital Inc. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $52.6 million, after reporting a loss in the same period a year earlier. Invesco Mortgage Capital shares have increased 15 percent since the beginning of the year. Keywords: Invesco Mortgage Capital, Earnings Report.

  • ATLANTA _ First Data Corp. on Monday reported second-quarter net income of $185 million. The average estimate of 16 analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 40 cents per share. First Data shares have climbed 31 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 4- As old and new Amazon.com competitors gear up to report earnings, investors are eager to know how they plan to withstand the growth of the No. 1 online retailer. "Any retailer, whether it's an online retailer or has online presence, or just brick and mortar, that tells you theyre not concerned about Amazon, theyre either in denial or lying," said Steven...

  • Parcels delivered to residences, as well as large packages and those exceeding system weight limits, would face surcharges of up to 97 cents for two-day air services to residential addresses from Dec. 17-23, UPS said. A 27- cent surcharge per package will apply to UPS' ground service from Nov. 19 to Dec. 2 and between Dec. 17 and Dec. 23, UPS said. Baird Equity Research...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 3- Kabbage Inc, a U.S. online lender for small businesses, said on Thursday it had raised $250 million in equity funding from SoftBank Group Corp, the latest fintech investment by the Japanese technology conglomerate. The Atlanta- based startup, which operates in North America and Europe, will use the cash to add lending products and other types of...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision and also Bank of England to release Inflation Report- 1100 GMT. SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • FRANKFURT- ECB Governing Council meeting. THURSDAY, AUGUST 3 LONDON- Bank of England announces rate decision and publishes the minutes of the meeting after the rate decision and also Bank of England to release Inflation Report- 1100 GMT. SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota- Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis President Neel Kashkari participates in a moderated...

  • NEW YORK, July 28- High-flying semiconductor stocks may be poised for more losses in the coming weeks as a large swath of chip names reports quarterly results in a sector that may have run up too far for some investors. Semiconductor and semiconductor equipment stocks are expected to see the highest growth within the tech sector, with year-over-year earnings...

  • The brief submitted by 50 companies to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan marks the first time such a large group of businesses has backed arguments about employment discrimination that LGBT groups and the administration of former President Barack Obama have made for years. The companies asked the 2nd Circuit to revive a lawsuit by the estate...

  • SEATTLE/ DETROIT, July 27- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly net profit due to rising ecommerce deliveries but investors worried about the company's performance in the back-half of the year and shares fell 3.1 percent. Atlanta- based UPS posted second-quarter net income of $1.4 billion or $1.58 per share, up...

  • SEATTLE/ DETROIT, July 27- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly net profit, citing a jump in ecommerce deliveries in its U.S. domestic package service, and confirmed its forecast for 2017.. The Atlanta- based company posted second-quarter net income of $1.4 billion or $1.58 per share, up nearly 8 percent from $1.3...

  • SEATTLE/ DETROIT, July 27- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly net profit, citing a jump in ecommerce deliveries in its U.S. domestic package service and confirmed its forecast for 2017.. The world's largest package delivery company said revenue at its core U.S. domestic package service rose 8 percent during the...

  • DETROIT/ SEATTLE, July 27- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher-than-expected quarterly net profit, citing a jump in ecommerce deliveries in its U.S. domestic package service and confirmed its earnings for 2017.. The Atlanta- based company posted second-quarter net income of $1.4 billion or $1.58 per share, up nearly 8 percent from $1.3...

  • DETROIT, July 27- United Parcel Service Inc on Thursday reported a higher quarterly net profit due largely to a jump in ecommerce deliveries in its U.S. domestic package service. The Atlanta- based company posted second-quarter net income of $1.4 billion or $1.58 per share, up nearly 8 percent from $1.3 billion or $1.43 per share a year earlier.