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  • BLAIRSVILLE, Ga. _ United Community Banks Inc. on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $11.9 million, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 41 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $116.7 million.

  • INDIANA, Pa. _ First Commonwealth Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $4 million. The bank, based in Indiana, Pennsylvania, said it had earnings of 4 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $80.5 million.

  • WASHINGTON, Jan 23- A majority of the U.S. Senate on Tuesday voted to confirm Federal Reserve Governor Jerome Powell as the next head of the central bank, likely ensuring continuity in monetary policy. Powell, who was seen as an uncontroversial pick with views closely aligned with current Fed Chair Janet Yellen's, is a lawyer and former investment banker.

  • Japan has lobbied hard for new agreement. *Canada, Vietnam to exchange side letters with others. TOKYO, Jan 23- Eleven countries aiming to forge an Asia-Pacific trade pact after the United States pulled out of an earlier version will sign an agreement in Chile in March, Japan's economy minister said on Tuesday, in a big win for Tokyo.

  • WASHINGTON/ LOS ANGELES Jan 23- U.S. "We are not happy with this decision," said Abigail Ross Hopper, president of the U.S. Solar Energy Industries Association, on a conference call with reporters on Tuesday. The leading solar trade group predicted that the tariffs could cut forecasted solar installations this year by nearly 20 percent, to 9 gigawatts from 11...

  • NEW YORK/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 23- Facebook Inc is buying a software firm that specializes in authenticating government-issued identification cards, the two companies said on Tuesday, a step that may help the social media giant learn more about the people who buy ads on its network. Boston- based Confirm Inc, which is privately held, said on its website that the...

  • NEW YORK, Jan 23- United Continental Holdings Inc reported a greater-than-expected jump in quarterly profit on Tuesday, helped by higher fares and more last-minute ticket purchases. The No. 3 U.S. carrier by passenger traffic reported fourth-quarter net profit of $580 million, or $1.99 per share, compared with $397 million, or $1.26 per share, in the year-ago...

  • KANSAS CITY, Mo. _ UMB Financial Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $112 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 91 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $254.3 million.

  • Trump's remarks helped the Mexican peso stem its losses, a reflection of how closely markets are watching efforts by the United States, Canada and Mexico to revamp a 1994 pact that the U.S. president has frequently threatened to abandon. With time running out to address U.S. demands for major changes to NAFTA, officials met in a Montreal hotel for the sixth and...

  • BLUEFIELD, Va. _ First Community Bancshares Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter net income of $1.2 million. The holding company for First Community Bank posted revenue of $31.7 million in the period. First Community Bancshares shares have risen 3 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • NEW YORK, Jan 23- JPMorgan Chase& Co sees brick-and-mortar banking as essential to expanding into more than a dozen markets over five years, even though customers do 80 percent of their transactions online or at ATMs, a bank executive said on Tuesday. The building is part of an investment plan that includes $15 billion of new lending and nearly $5 billion in...

  • JACKSON, Miss. _ Trustmark Corp. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter earnings of $15.8 million. The average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was also for earnings of 48 cents per share. Three analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $152.8 million.

  • CHICAGO, Jan 23- Weaker demand resulted in wider spreads on Tuesday for the sale of highly rated bonds Chicago pulled from the U.S. municipal market last week in order to restructure the deal. The pricing of nearly $376.3 million of the city's Sales Tax Securitization Corporation tax-exempt bonds resulted in spreads of 53 to 60 basis points over Municipal...

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  • BURNABY, British Columbia, Jan 23- The proposed route of Kinder Morgan Canada's C $7.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion will pass through a conservation area in Burnaby, British Columbia, potentially harming sensitive ecosystems, the city argued on Tuesday. In response, Kinder Morgan said Trans Mountain would run between an existing rail line and...

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  • Jan 23- U.S. credit card issuer Capital One Financial Corp on Tuesday reported a fourth-quarter loss of $1.05 billion on large provisions for income taxes, credit losses and recent changes to the U.S. tax law. The provision for income taxes rose to $2.17 billion from $342 million last year, and the provision for credit losses increased 10 percent to $1.92 billion.

  • *Brent oil again tops $70/ bbl. NEW YORK, Jan 23- World stock markets rose on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 getting a lift from upbeat earnings from companies such as Netflix, while the U.S. dollar slipped to a three-year low against a basket of major currencies. In U.S. stocks, Netflix closed up 10.0 percent and hit a record high after the video-streaming pioneer beat Wall...

  • BANGALORE/ SAN FRANCISCO, Jan 23- Silicon Valley billionaire Elon Musk could earn as much as $55.8 billion in Tesla Inc stock and own more than a quarter of the electric car company in the next decade if he hits all targets of a bold new pay plan. The unexpected compensation arrangement- announced in the middle of the night in California- involves no salary or cash...

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