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BGC Partners Expects Q4 to be Second Consecutive Period of Record Post-Tax Distributable Earnings BGC Partners, Inc. (BGCP) said Thursday that it currently expects its fourth quarter revenues for distributable earnings to be around the high end of the range of its previously stated guidance and for...

NQ Mobile Inc (NQ), the maker of mobile security software, on Thursday reported a wider loss for the third quarter, despite an increase in revenues, hurt by expenses. Going forward, the company lifted its outlook for the full year. Also NQ Mobile said it entered into a non-binding memorandum of understanding...

Teradata Corp. (TDC), the big data analytics and marketing applications company, said on Thursday its board has authorized an additional $300 million for share repurchases under its general open market share repurchase program. The company now has about $450 million available under this program as a...

General Electric Co. (GE) and Sabine Pass Liquefaction, a subsidiary of Cheniere Energy Partners, L.P. (CQP), said Thursday that they have entered into a $1 billion, 20+-year service contract under which GE will provide spare parts and planned inspections, maintenance services and round-the-clock technical...

Cintas Corp (CTAS), a provider of corporate identity uniforms, Thursday reported an increase in second-quarter profit, helped by gains from discontinued operations, while revenues were essentially unchanged from a year ago. The company lifted its earnings and sales outlook for 2015, and its shares...

Red Hat, Inc. (RHT) reported net income for the third quarter of $47.9 million or $0.26 per share, compared to $52.0 million or $0.27 per share for the year-ago quarter. Excluding items, adjusted net income for the third quarter was $79.2 million or $0.42 per share, compared to $80.9 million or $0.42...

Nike, Inc. (NKE) reported net income for the second quarter of $655 million or $0.74 per share, compared to $534 million or $0.59 per share for the year-ago quarter. Revenue for the second quarter rose 15% to $7.38 billion from $6.43 billion in the same quarter last year. Analysts polled by Thomson...

Home furnishings and furniture retailer Pier 1 Imports Inc (PIR) Thursday reported third-quarter net earnings of $17.9 million or $0.20 per share compared with $26.8 million or $0.26 per share last year. Revenues for the quarter were up 4% at $484.5 million compared with $465.5 million in the prior...

AAR Corp. (AIR) today reported second quarter net income of $15.2 million or $0.38 per share, compared to $20.0 million or $0.50 per share for the year-ago quarter. Sales for the second quarter fell to $490.0 million from $540.7 million a year ago. Analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected...

Perficient, Inc. (PRFT) said Thursday that it has entered into a purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Zeon Solutions Inc. and its subsidiary, Grand River Interactive LLC, and an Indian affiliate, a $23 million annual services revenue business and IT consulting firm specializing in the development,...

Dover Corp. (DOV) said Thursday that it has agreed to sell its Datamax O'Neil unit to Honeywell International Inc. (HON) for $185 million. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter of 2015. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Datamax O'Neil is a manufacturer of fixed and mobile printers...

Agricultural machinery maker Deere & Co. (DE) said Thursday that it has agreed to sell its crop insurance business to Farmers Mutual Hail Insurance Company of Iowa, headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa. The deal will result in Deere selling both John Deere Insurance Company and John Deere Risk...

Harman International Industries (HAR) that it has signed an agreement to buy S1nn GmbH & Co. KG, an innovative developer of infotainment systems, connectivity and car audio solutions. Terms of the deal, which is subject to regulatory and other approvals, were not disclosed. Stuttgart, Germany-based...

Ford Motor Co. (F) said that, at the request of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it is expanding its recall on Takata driver-side airbag inflators. The recall includes approximately 502,489 vehicles, an addition of approximately 447,310 vehicles. This brings the total number of...

American Airlines said it has signed a codeshare agreement with Mexico City-based Interjet, adding new service to key destinations in Mexico. American Airlines said the new codeshare arrangement with Interjet will give its customers seamless connecting service within Mexico. American will codeshare...