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Orange County Business Journal
First American has $82M QuarterSanta Ana-based First American Financial Corp. earned net income of $81.6 milli
First American has $82M Quarter
Orange County Business Journal / Posted a minute ago
Santa Ana-based First American Financial Corp. earned net income of $81.6 million on revenue of $1.36 billion for its quarter ended Dec. 31. The revenue number was about 8% higher; net income was up about 1%. First American said full year net... Read more
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Orange County Business Journal
Midday Stock RoundupThe S&P 500 was down 1.5% in midday trading to 1,823.58. The Dow Jones Industr
Midday Stock Roundup
Orange County Business Journal / Posted a minute ago
The S&P 500 was down 1.5% in midday trading to 1,823.58. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was down 2% to 15,591.60. The NASDAQ was down 0.8% to 4,248.03. The yield on a 10-year Treasury bond was down 5.6% to 1.61% The price of gold was up 4.5% to... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Twitter's new customized timeline, Moments not impressing usersSAN FRANCISCO - Since returning to Twitter Inc. in July, chief executive Jack D
Twitter's new customized timeline, Moments not impressing users
Calgary Sun / Posted 2 minutes ago
SAN FRANCISCO - Since returning to Twitter Inc. in July, chief executive Jack Dorsey has made a handful of dramatic changes to the micro-blogging service - and promised more. But the new features so far have been unsuccessful at doing the one thing... Read more
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Business Insurance
Marsh names former U.K. intelligence director as cyber risk adviserMarsh L.L.C. on Thursday said it has appointed Sir Iain Lobban, the former dire
Marsh names former U.K. intelligence director as cyber risk adviser
Business Insurance / Posted 3 minutes ago
Marsh L.L.C. on Thursday said it has appointed Sir Iain Lobban, the former director of the U.K. Government Communications Headquarters, the country's security and intelligence organization, as senior adviser on cyber risk. In his newly created role,... Read more
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Business Insurance
Law firm scoops up London insurance expert O'ConnellLegal expert Clive O'Connell has joined London law firm McCarthy Denning Ltd. a
Law firm scoops up London insurance expert O'Connell
Business Insurance / Posted 3 minutes ago
Legal expert Clive O'Connell has joined London law firm McCarthy Denning Ltd. as head of insurance and reinsurance. “I will be focusing as I have for the last 34 years on all aspects of reinsurance, complex insurance and ILS,” he said. “I am... Read more
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Business Insider
Here's the elaborate process for making bubble gumBubble gum starts out with gum base, then flavorings and sweeteners are added.
Here's the elaborate process for making bubble gum
Business Insider / Posted 4 minutes ago
Bubble gum starts out with gum base, then flavorings and sweeteners are added. When it's all mixed up, it looks like a giant pink monster. The way it's streamlined into small pieces of wrapped gum is surprisingly elaborate. Story by Jacob Shamsian... Read more
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Business Insider
Inspired by 'The Big Short,' some investors are trying to bet against subprime auto loansApparently inspired by "The Big Short," some investors are trying to bet agains
Inspired by 'The Big Short,' some investors are trying to bet against subprime auto loans
Business Insider / Posted 4 minutes ago
Apparently inspired by "The Big Short," some investors are trying to bet against subprime car loans. Just after the film about the 2008 financial crisis debuted in December, banks began receiving an influx of calls from money managers expressing... Read more
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Business Insider
Billionaire Bill Ackman wrote an op-ed in support of Bloomberg for president because 'America is burning'Back in October, Ackman said at an investment conference at Bloomberg's New Yor
Billionaire Bill Ackman wrote an op-ed in support of Bloomberg for president because 'America is burning'
Business Insider / Posted 4 minutes ago
Back in October, Ackman said at an investment conference at Bloomberg's New York headquarters that he would do "anything" in his powerto get Bloomberg elected. Now he's taking an activist approach. Ackman writes that a "proxy contest is looming" in... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Report outlines challenges for Corning Inc.Corning Inc. faces significant challenges in 2016, according to a new research
Report outlines challenges for Corning Inc.
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 5 minutes ago
Corning Inc. faces significant challenges in 2016, according to a new research report from investment bank Goldman Sachs. Display glass price declines are near the top of the list. Large panel makers such as LG Display and Samsung have begun... Read more
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Business Wire
Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Notes Issued by Tidewater Auto Receivables Trust 2016NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary
Kroll Bond Rating Agency Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Notes Issued by Tidewater Auto Receivables Trust 2016
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to five classes of notes issued by Tidewater Auto Receivables Trust 2016-A (TMCAT 2016-A), an auto loan ABS transaction. TMCAT 2016-A is collateralized by... Read more
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Business Wire
PBB Bancorp Report for Full Year of 2015LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PBB Bancorp (“PBCA”) (OTCQX: PBCA), the parent co
PBB Bancorp Report for Full Year of 2015
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--PBB Bancorp (“PBCA”) (OTCQX: PBCA), the parent company of Premier Business Bank (“Premier”), reported significant growth in net income and total assets for the year ended December 31, 2015. Net income for the year ended... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Takes Various Actions on Nelnet 2015NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has taken the following rating actions
Fitch Takes Various Actions on Nelnet 2015
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has taken the following rating actions on Nelnet Student Loan Trust 2015-1: --Class A 'AAAsf'; Rating Watch Negative maintained; --Class B affirmed at 'A+sf'; Outlook Stable. KEY RATING DRIVERS Maturity... Read more
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Business Wire
Kirby McInerney LLP Advises CTI BioPharma Corp. Investors of Potential ClaimsNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP announced today
Kirby McInerney LLP Advises CTI BioPharma Corp. Investors of Potential Claims
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The law firm of Kirby McInerney LLP announced today that it has been retained by an investor to pursue claims against CTI BioPharma Corp. ("CTI" or the "Company") (Nasdaq:CTIC) on behalf of all persons or entities who... Read more
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Business Wire
Snap-on Incorporated Declares Quarterly DividendKENOSHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) board of d
Snap-on Incorporated Declares Quarterly Dividend
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
KENOSHA, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Snap-on Incorporated (NYSE: SNA) board of directors declared today a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.61 per share payable March 10, 2016 to shareholders of record on February 25, 2016. Snap-on has paid... Read more
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Business Wire
Taxpayer Victory: Congress Passes Permanent Ban on Internet TaxesWASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste
Taxpayer Victory: Congress Passes Permanent Ban on Internet Taxes
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Council for Citizens Against Government Waste (CCAGW) lauded the passage of the Permanent Internet Tax Freedom Act (PITFA) in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015 by a vote of 75-20 in the Senate... Read more
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Business Wire
Onset Financial Names Kristina Allen EVP of Lease OperationsSOUTH JORDAN, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Onset Financial has named Kristina Allen a
Onset Financial Names Kristina Allen EVP of Lease Operations
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
SOUTH JORDAN, Utah--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Onset Financial has named Kristina Allen as EVP of Lease Operations. With almost two decades of experience documenting equipment lease transactions, and a demonstrated ability as a skilled manager and leader,... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Affirms Galveston County, TX's ULTGOs and LTGOs at 'AA+'; Outlook StableAUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed its 'AA+' rating on
Fitch Affirms Galveston County, TX's ULTGOs and LTGOs at 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
AUSTIN, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings has affirmed its 'AA+' rating on the following Galveston County, Texas' outstanding obligations: --$83.6 million unlimited tax general obligation bonds (ULTGOs); --$150.1 million limited tax general... Read more
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Business Wire
NRG Canal 3 Project Clears ISO-NE Capacity AuctionPRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) is pleased to ann
NRG Canal 3 Project Clears ISO-NE Capacity Auction
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NRG) is pleased to announce its Canal 3 development project, a 333 MW gas turbine peaker, cleared the ISO-New England tenth forward capacity auction at a price of $7.03/Kw-month. Canal 3’s... Read more
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Business Wire
Innovative Product Marketing and Promotions to Drive the Global Scotch Whisky Market through 2019, says TechnavioLONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to the latest market research report by Tech
Innovative Product Marketing and Promotions to Drive the Global Scotch Whisky Market through 2019, says Technavio
Business Wire / Posted 5 minutes ago
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--According to the latest market research report by Technavio, the global Scotch whisky marketis expected to grow at a CAGR of close to 5% by 2019. In this report, Technavio covers the present scenario and growth prospects of... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
Stocks slide overnight, Boeing shares sinkIn 12.30pm trading in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3 perce
Stocks slide overnight, Boeing shares sink
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 6 minutes ago
In 12.30pm trading in New York, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.3 percent, while the Nasdaq Composite Index climbed 1.6 percent. In 12.15pm trading, the Standard & Poor's 500 Index advanced 0.6 percent. Photo / AP Equity markets slid... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Plunged 14% TodayWhat: Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. fell as much as 14% in
Why International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Plunged 14% Today
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
What: Shares of International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. fell as much as 14% in trading Thursday after reporting disappointing earnings. So what: Sales fell 5% in the fourth quarter to $715.6 million and net income dropped 21% to $71.6 million, or... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Why Flower Foods, Inc. Stock Shriveled TodayWhat: Shares of Flower Foods Inc. fell more than 20% early Thursday after the
Why Flower Foods, Inc. Stock Shriveled Today
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
What: Shares of Flower Foods Inc. fell more than 20% early Thursday after the packaged bakery foods producer released weaker-than-expected fourth-quarter 2015 results. So what: Quarterly revenue fell 2.2% year over year to $858.4 million, but would... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Watsco Jumps on Record ResultsEnsuring that homes and businesses have adequate heating and cooling is a big b
Watsco Jumps on Record Results
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Ensuring that homes and businesses have adequate heating and cooling is a big business, and HVAC-system distributor Watsco has made it its business to work to get the latest state-of-the-art equipment to where it's needed most. Offering systems from... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
This Is Exactly Why I Shorted Yelp, Inc.Online reviewer Yelp started off the week on a gloomy note. The company report
This Is Exactly Why I Shorted Yelp, Inc.
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Online reviewer Yelp started off the week on a gloomy note. The company reported mixed earnings and overall investors were not impressed. While revenue increased 40% to $153.7 million, part of my short thesis includes ignoring the top-line growth... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
SolarCity Finds Making Solar Panels is Harder Than AdvertisedInstalling solar panels is what SolarCity does best, but it's having a harder t
SolarCity Finds Making Solar Panels is Harder Than Advertised
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Installing solar panels is what SolarCity does best, but it's having a harder time than expected making them. Image: SolarCity. Making solar panels is hard. Making solar panels profitably is even harder, especially if you're not using off the shelf... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
LivePerson Inc. Earnings: New Lows Aren't FunShares of LivePerson opened sharply lower on Thursday after serving up unappeti
LivePerson Inc. Earnings: New Lows Aren't Fun
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
Shares of LivePerson opened sharply lower on Thursday after serving up unappetizing results for the fourth quarter. The proactive chat support specialist also followed up the fresh financials with an uninspiring outlook for the current quarter. The... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
iRobot Corporation Hones Its Focus After a Strong QuarteriRobot Corporation announced its best ever fourth-quarter results Wednesday af
iRobot Corporation Hones Its Focus After a Strong Quarter
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
iRobot Corporation announced its best ever fourth-quarter results Wednesday after the market close, but investors were none too pleased with the home-robotics specialist. After falling around 3% in Wednesday's regular session, shares of iRobot fell... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3D Systems Earnings: Preliminary Sales Better Than FearedOn Thursday morning, 3D Systems released preliminary fourth-quarter results th
3D Systems Earnings: Preliminary Sales Better Than Feared
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
On Thursday morning, 3D Systems released preliminary fourth-quarter results that were better than what many investors were likely expecting. 3D Systems believes it generated $183 million in revenue in the fourth quarter, representing a 2.4% year... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Gold Miner Stocks Soaring as Gold Prices Rise: Here's What You Need to KnowWhat: Shares of almost every gold and precious metals miner are up double-digit
Gold Miner Stocks Soaring as Gold Prices Rise: Here's What You Need to Know
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 minutes ago
What: Shares of almost every gold and precious metals miner are up double-digits on Feb. 11, following a big 3% jump in the price of gold on Thursday. Shares of Kinross Gold Corporation (USA) , Eldorado Gold Corp (USA) , Harmony Gold Mining Co. (ADR)... Read more
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FOX Business
Boeing Shares Fall on Probe ReportBoeing Co. shares plunged Thursday following a media report that the Securities
Boeing Shares Fall on Probe Report
FOX Business / Posted 7 minutes ago
Boeing Co. shares plunged Thursday following a media report that the Securities and Exchange Commission is probing the aerospace group's accounting methods on two of its jetliner programs. The SEC is investigating whether Boeing properly accounted... Read more
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