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  • MILWAUKEE _ Marcus Corp. on Thursday reported fourth-quarter profit of $34.4 million. On a per-share basis, the Milwaukee- based company said it had net income of $1.21. For the year, the company reported profit of $65 million, or $2.29 per share.

  • WASHINGTON— Payday lenders got regulators to rethink rules on how closely to vet borrowers. They were among those that booked meetings, retreats and conferences at hotels and golf resorts owned by President Donald Trump. An Associated Press analysis of the special interests that visited Trump properties in the first year of his presidency found several...

  • But the Advisory Committee of Immunization Practices voted 12-2 Wednesday to recommend the nasal spray as an option for next winter's flu season. An official from AstraZeneca, the company that makes FluMist, said the problem with the vaccine has been identified and corrected. Edward Belongia of the Wisconsin- based Marshfield Clinic Research Foundation.

  • SUSSEX, Wis. _ Quad/Graphics Inc. on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $55.3 million. Quad/Graphics expects full-year revenue in the range of $4 billion to $4.2 billion. Quad/Graphics shares have decreased slightly more than 2 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • MILWAUKEE— An original Pablo Picasso print worth up to an estimated $50,000 was stolen from a downtown Milwaukee art gallery. WITI-TV reports appraiser Bill DeLind says his business partner noticed the original 1949 print was missing from DeLind Fine Art Appraisals on Friday. Milwaukee police confirm a report was filed for the stolen painting.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- Spooked one week, sanguine the next. Even though yields are moving higher, the equity market seems to be continuing to follow through on some of the upward movement that we saw earlier in the year that is related to global growth, said Tracie McMillion, head of global asset allocation strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in Winston-Salem,...

  • NEW YORK, Feb 15- Spooked one week, sanguine the next. Even though yields are moving higher, the equity market seems to be continuing to follow through on some of the upward movement that we saw earlier in the year that is related to global growth, said Tracie McMillion, head of global asset allocation strategy at Wells Fargo Investment Institute in Winston-Salem,...

  • Westfield's Democratic Mayor Brian Sullivan announced the federal lawsuit against the 3 M Co., Chemguard Inc. and Tyco Fire Protection Products on Thursday. The lawsuit doesn't specify how much in damages Westfield seeks, but city solicitor Sue Phillips tells the Westfield News it's "looking to be made whole. St. Paul, Minnesota- based 3 M, Marinette, Wisconsin-...

  • JC Penney to close 8 stores in 2018. Here's where they are

    J.C. Penney is anticipating closing eight of its department stores across the U.S. this year.

  • Feb 15- Halliburton Co's first-quarter earnings would be reduced by 10 cents per share due to delays in sand deliveries, a senior company executive said on Thursday. The company's shares fell 2 percent after the comments during a webcast presentation at the Credit Suisse Energy Summit. Weber said Canadian National Railways had informed the company last week...

  • TD Bank- "America's most convenient bank". The skinny: African American and Latino borrowers are more likely to get turned down by TD Bank than by any other major mortgage lender. The response: TD Bank declined to discuss its lending.

  • NEW YORK, Feb 14- So, were the stock market's fears about inflation... inflated? The Labor Department said its Consumer Price Index increased 0.5 percent last month. Investors had braced for Wednesday's Consumer Price Index data since concerns about firming inflation were blamed in part for the 10- percent pullback in the stock market from its Jan. 26 record high.

  • WASHINGTON— As he envisions a manufacturing revival, President Donald Trump is telling lawmakers the U.S. has a vast, idle labor pool itching to go to work. His remarks Tuesday at a meeting with members of Congress about trade:. TRUMP: "I do have to say that we do have a pool of 100 million people, of which some of them— many of them— want to work; they want to have a job.

  • WASHINGTON— As he envisions a manufacturing revival, President Donald Trump is telling lawmakers the U.S. has a vast, idle labor pool itching to go to work. His remarks Tuesday at a meeting with members of Congress about trade:. TRUMP: "I do have to say that we do have a pool of 100 million people, of which some of them— many of them— want to work; they want to have a job.

  • Feb 13- JC Penney Co Inc said on Tuesday it would close its Milwaukee distribution and customer care center and cut about 670 jobs. "The company's supply chain network is oversized relative to its national store footprint, and can be optimized by transferring operations to facilities in Lenexa, Kansas, and Columbus, Ohio," JC Penney's spokesman Carter English said...

  • MILWAUKEE, Wis., Feb 13- To Harley-Davidson Inc's investors, its chief executive has a simple message- be patient with his strategy to turn around the slump in demand for its iconic motorcycles. In an interview with Reuters, Matt Levatich said the company is not exploring a merger with a rival or a private equity buyout, as some investors have speculated.

  • WAUKESHA, Wis. _ Generac Holdings Inc. on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter profit of $81.2 million. The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of $1.20 per share. Seven analysts surveyed by Zacks expected $472.5 million.

  • WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget plan Monday that envisions steep cuts to America's social safety net but mounting spending on the military, formally retreating from last year's promises to balance the federal budget. Retirement benefits would remain mostly untouched by Trump's plan, as he has pledged, though Medicare...

  • *President asks Congress for $200 billion over 10 years. WASHINGTON, Feb 12- President Donald Trump unveiled a long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday designed to encourage spending on improvements by states, localities and private investors, but it faces an uphill battle in Congress and he made remarks that called into question how hard he will fight for...

  • WASHINGTON, Feb 12- President Donald Trump unveiled a long-awaited infrastructure plan on Monday that asks the U.S. Congress to authorize $200 billion over 10 years to stimulate $1.5 trillion in improvements paid for by states, localities and private investors. The plan, which administration officials acknowledge faces a tough path ahead, would reshape how...