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  • DENVER _ Resolute Energy Corp. on Monday reported a loss of $14.6 million in its third quarter. The average estimate of five analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 36 cents per share. Four analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $86.9 million.

  • Nov 3- Houston voters on Tuesday will determine the fate of a $1 billion pension bond issue, which is the last piece of a state-approved plan to fix the city's financially ailing retirement systems. Passage of the bond issue is a critical part of a 30- year cost-saving plan signed into law in May by Texas Governor Greg Abbott to address Houston's $8.2 billion...

  • People walk past the signature glass spheres under construction at the Amazon corporate headquarters on June 16, 2017 in Seattle.

    The Uber test isn't black and white, but it at least gives an indication of which city would be more accommodating to a company where it is always Day 1.

  • PHOENIX, Arizona, Oct 26- In 2008, a thriving company named Science Care Inc developed a 55- page national expansion plan. Science Care founder Jim Rogers aimed to provide customers with the same cuts from cadavers no matter which Science Care branch handled the order. When you get a Big Mac, its going to taste like a Big Mac, whether youre in Louisiana or San...

  • HOUSTON, Oct 25- Whiting Petroleum Corp, the largest oil producer in North Dakota's Bakken shale formation, posted a quarterly loss on Wednesday that was smaller than analysts had expected, due in part to higher crude prices. The results came the day after Whiting said long-time Chief Executive James Volker would retire and be replaced by Brad Holly, a former...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 24- What is the best way to boost savings in workplace retirement plans? The stories you hear about from people, its amazing, "said Nathan Fisher, managing director of Fisher Investments 401 Solutions, which compiled this data for Reuters from more than 4,500 meetings over two years. Fisher decided to focus on in-person meetings after a session with a...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 24- What is the best way to boost savings in workplace retirement plans? The stories you hear about from people, its amazing, "said Nathan Fisher, managing director of Fisher Investments 401 Solutions, which compiled this data for Reuters from more than 4,500 meetings over two years. Fisher decided to focus on in-person meetings after a session with a...

  • Oct 20- The U.S. oil rig count fell for a third week in a row, extending a two-month drilling decline, although producers have sharply ramped up bets against a fall in oil prices, which could spur another investment surge. RIG-OL-USA- BHI> The rig count, an early indicator of future output, is still much higher than a year ago when only 443 rigs were active after energy...

  • LONDON, Oct 18- The U.S. shale industry will see another production surge in 2018 as producers have sharply ramped up bets against a fall in oil prices, major oil executives and bankers said in London on Wednesday. Patrick Pouyanne, the chief executive of Total, speaking at the Oil& Money conference in London, said he expected global oil demand to grow strongly again...

  • A for rent sign in San Diego, California.

    While the national picture of high home prices and a tight supply may look bleak, certain local markets are still lucrative options.

  • *Saudi Arabia, Russia expected to agree extended production cut. NEW YORK, Oct 5- Oil prices rose about 2 percent on Thursday as signs Saudi Arabia and Russia would limit production through next year pushed the U.S. benchmark back above $50 a barrel. Russian President Vladimir Putin said this week that a pledge by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting...

  • AGAWAM, Mass., Oct 2- Lloyd Nicholas, 82, and his wife Gloria Hitchcock, 69, sat next to each other as they received counseling on a reverse mortgage, a loan that would allow them to cash out the equity in their home, pay off a mountain of bills and live comfortably as they age in the house they built 50 years ago. But a change in rules on Monday by President Donald Trump's...

  • WASHINGTON, Sept 29- The Trump administration's ability to win over the U.S. Supreme Court will be put to the test when the nine justices begin their new term on Monday with major cases awaiting on voting rights, religious liberty, union funding and class-action suits. President Donald Trump's Justice Department already has flipped the government's position...

  • ST. LOUIS, Sept 23- Protests in St. Louis over the acquittal of a white former policeman who killed a black man could impede the city's bid to attract Amazon.com' s second headquarters, academics and business executives said. "There is no good timing for something like this and it will have an impact," said Didi Caldwell, founding principal with Global Location...

  • HOUSTON, Sept 20- U.S. oil producer Anadarko Petroleum Corp said on Wednesday it would spend $2.5 billion to buy back its own stock, a plan worth roughly 10 percent of its outstanding shares at current prices. Anadarko, which has a 5 cent dividend that is far below peers, said it would spend $1 billion by December on buybacks and the remaining $1.5 billion by the end of...

  • Prospective buyers look at a home in Ansonia, Conn.

    After two straight years of gains, the rate of home flipping flattened in the second quarter of this year.

  • The largest e-commerce company said it intended to create "HQ2", a headquarters that would be a "full equal" to its Seattle office, Chief Executive Jeff Bezos said in a statement. Amazon was likely to land its second headquarters in a cheaper city than Seattle and score subsidies. Dallas, Houston, Toronto, St. Louis, Kentucky and Miami are a few that are committed to bid.

  • Sept 7- A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled in favor of environmentalists, photographers and other critics of Wyoming's so-called data-trespassing laws, which make it illegal for people to cross private property to take photos or collect data on public lands. Two laws passed last year by Wyoming's legislature prohibited collecting data, including...

  • HOUSTON, Aug 30- Tropical Storm Harvey inflicted more damage on the heart of the U.S. energy industry overnight after flooding the biggest U.S. refinery in Texas and then churning into Louisiana, causing fuel shortages and high gasoline prices that could afflict the country for weeks. Colonial Pipeline Co, the key artery serving the East Coast, said the lack of...

  • NEW YORK, Aug 30- Gasoline futures surged on Wednesday to another two-year high and crude oil was down, as flooding and damage from Tropical Storm Harvey shut nearly a quarter of U.S. refinery capacity, curbing demand for crude while raising the risk of fuel shortages. U.S. gasoline futures were up 5.5 percent at $1.8810 a gallon, having hit $1.9140, the highest since...