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Diversified conglomerate United Technologies Corp. (UTX) on Wednesday reaffirmed its earnings and revenue guidance for the full-year 2014. However, the company's forecast for the year remains slightly below analysts' expectations. The company was reaffirming its guidance for fiscal 2014 in advance of...

LiveDeal, Inc. (LIVE), a provider of online marketing and mobile technology solutions, Wednesday announced that it has acquired online retailer, ModernEveryday.com. The acquisition, which was completed using a combination of cash, a note, and LiveDeal restricted stock valued at $8 per share, marks...

Banana producer Chiquita Brands International Inc. (CQB) said Wednesday that its board unanimously recommended that shareholders vote "FOR" proposed merger with Fyffes plc. (FFY.L, FYFFF.PK). Chiquita stated that the Special Meeting of shareholders will be held September 17, 2014. Meanwhile, Chiquita...

Gaming and entertainment company Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (ISLE) on Wednesday reported a loss for the first quarter that narrowed from last year on higher revenues and lower provision for taxes. Virginia McDowell, President and Chief Executive Officer of Isle of Capri Casinos, said, "For the second...

Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) Wednesday said Jack Broodo, president of Dow Chemical Canada ULC and director of feedstocks for the company's North and Latin America regions has been named vice president of Investor Relations for the company. Broodo succeeds Doug May, who will become business president of...

Canadian financial services provider National Bank of Canada (NA.TO) reported Wednesday a profit for the third quarter that grew nine percent from last year, reflecting double-digit revenue growth amid strong results at wealth management and financial markets segments. Both adjusted earnings per share...

Cameco (CCO.TO, CCJ) announced that, in response to receiving strike notice from the United Steelworkers Local 8914, the company initiated a shutdown of McArthur River mine and Key Lake mill operations and will cease production at these sites. The union intends to commence strike on August 30, 2014....

North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) Wednesday reported second-quarter net income attributable to shareholders of $57 million or $0.24 per share, down from $63.9 million or $0.28 per share in the prior year. Total operating revenues for the quarter declined to $342.6 million from $374.8 million a...

Western Asset Middle Market Income Fund Inc. Wednesday said pricing has been completed for its initial public offering, and it raised gross proceeds of about $327 million in its common stock offering. The Fund is a newly organized non-diversified, non-traded limited term closed-end investment management...

Diversified conglomerate United Technologies Corp. (UTX), in advance of a meeting today with investors, reaffirmed 2014 earnings per share expectations of $6.75 to $6.85, up 9% - 10% from the prior year, on sales of about $65 billion. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expect the company to report earnings...

BioTime, Inc. (BTX) Wednesday said its subsidiary Asterias Biotherapeutics, Inc. (ASTY) has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to initiate a Phase 1/2a clinical trial of its product, AST-OPC1, in patients with complete cervical spinal cord injury. The approved trial follows...

Isle of Capri Casinos, Inc. (ISLE) posted a narrower net loss of $2.32 million, or $0.06 per share for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, versus a loss of $4.86 million, or $0.12 per share, last year. On an adjusted basis, income per share from continuing operations totaled $0.02 for the latest quarter....

Standex International Corp. (SXI), a multi-industry manufacturer, Wednesday said fourth-quarter net income declined to $10.05 million from $12.5 million in the prior year. Earnings per share dropped to $0.79 from $0.98. Income from continuing operations improved to $1.07 from $0.97. Adjusted net...

Specialty apparel retailer Chico's FAS, Inc. (CHS) Wednesday reported lower second-quarter profit, reflecting mainly increase in store expenses and costs to support new store growth. Net sales grew 3.3 percent from last year. Earnings per share, as well as revenues missed analysts' expectations. For...

Specialty apparel retailer Express Inc. (EXPR) on Wednesday reported a 59 percent decline in profit for the second quarter from last year, reflecting lower sales and margins. However, earnings per share for the quarter beat analysts' estimates and the company raised its earnings outlook for fiscal...