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Ultron moving Buffalo operations to Ohio, NY

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Ultron Lift Corp. says it will phase out its Buffalo operations and shift work to an Ohio facility.The move will eliminate about 60 jobs in Buffalo.Ultron makes lift gates for trucks.An Ultron executive says declining demand in a poor economy led to the decision to shift the...

Earnings roundup: Lenovo, Barnes & Noble, APFN

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Among the earnings stories for Thursday, May 21, from AP Financial News:NEW YORK (AP) — Lenovo Group, the world's fourth-largest personal computer maker, on Thursday reported a fiscal fourth-quarter loss due to falling demand for its computers.PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Barnes & Noble said Thursday that...

Movers roundup: PetSmart, Intuit, APFN

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Among the stock activity stories for Thursday, May 21, from AP Financial News:NEW YORK (AP) — PetSmart Inc. shares slid after a Goldman Sachs analyst downgraded the pet supplies retailer despite its better-than-expected earnings in the first quarter.NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of Intuit Inc. jumped...

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Louisiana House roundly defeats equal pay bill, APFN

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by MELINDA DESLATTE - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — A state mandate that would require businesses to give equal pay to men and women performing the same jobs was overwhelmingly defeated by the Louisiana House on Thursday, amid strong opposition from business groups.The 59-33 vote against the bill wasn't surprising. The House...

Calif. home sales, prices in April vs. year ago, CA

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Home sales and median prices in April compared to a year ago in select California counties. Sales and medians are estimated for Alameda and San Mateo counties because of late data availability.COUNTY UNITS SOLD PERCENT CHANGE MEDIAN PRICE PERCENT CHANGESan Francisco 402 -33.6...

Sector roundup: Homebuilders, regional banks, APFN

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Among the sector activity stories for Thursday, May 21, from AP Financial News:NEW YORK (AP) — Homebuilder stocks declined after an analyst note quashed hopes that the housing market was seeing the start of a recovery.NEW YORK (AP) — Regional bank stocks tumbled, led by a steep decline in Regions...

Outlook roundup: Limited Brands, Toro, APFN

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

Among the earnings projection stories for Thursday, May 21, from AP Financial News:NEW YORK (AP) — Limited Brands executives say the economy appears to be stabilizing a bit, but they expect sales will remain weak over at least over the next several quarters.BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Outdoor...

Levi & Korsinsky LLP Investigates Data Domain, Inc.

May 21, 2009 10:26 am | by GLOBE NEWSWIREAssociated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK, May 21, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The law firm of Levi & Korsinsky LLP ("L&K") has initiated an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the acquisition of Data Domain, Inc. ("Data Domain" or the "Company")(Nasdaq:DDUP) by NetApp Inc. (Nasdaq:NTAP). L&K is investigating breaches of...

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Vical says it made prototype swine flu vaccine, APFN

May 21, 2009 10:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

NEW YORK (AP) — Vical Inc., a biopharmaceutical company, says it has started testing a prototype swine flu vaccine on animals.If the trials are successful and funding is secured, the San Diego company said it is ready to begin manufacturing the drug for testing in humans, pending funds.Vical makes...

Bill to protect state water rights passed, OK

May 21, 2009 10:25 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Senate has passed a bill designed to protect Oklahoma water rights regarding any proposed sale of water to out-of-state interests.The measure now goes to Gov. Brad Henry.The bill declares that no out-of-state water permit shall impair the state of Oklahoma from...

Sands opens casino at former Bethlehem Steel mill, US

May 21, 2009 10:25 am | by MICHAEL RUBINKAM - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BETHLEHEM, Pa. (AP) — A safety officer at the mill for 26 years, Joe Koch felt each twist as Bethlehem Steel, a titan that armed the U.S. military and helped shape skylines across the country, careened into bankruptcy.Fourteen years after the towering blast furnaces went cold, Koch and other former...

Pa. casino a key for Las Vegas Sands' future, US

May 21, 2009 10:24 am | by OSKAR GARCIA - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

LAS VEGAS (AP) — As Las Vegas Sands Corp. built its casino in Bethlehem, Pa., which opens Friday, the economy and the company's massive debt cast a long shadow over its very survival.Fewer gamblers were visiting its casinos and they were spending less money, driving the company to lay off workers...

Bargains abound for well-heeled in NY's Hamptons, 4th Ld-Writethru, US

May 21, 2009 10:24 am | by FRANK ELTMAN - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

BRIDGEHAMPTON, N.Y. (AP) — The good news is there are bargains to be had in the Hamptons real estate market. The bad news as Memorial Day beckons, is you will still need deep pockets, aka millions, to get in the game.Eastern Long Island's summer destination for the ultra-rich and famous has not...

Ariz. unemployment rate 'essentially unchanged', 1st Ld-Writethru, AZ

May 21, 2009 10:24 am | by PAUL DAVENPORT - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona unemployment improved slightly amid continued weakness in many industries in April, a development that was termed encouraging but not a sign that the state's economy has hit bottom.The Department of Commerce reported Thursday that Arizona's seasonally adjusted nonfarm...

and Treasurer Rob Clancy to Speak at Barclays Conference Business Editors/Telecommunications Writers

May 21, 2009 10:19 am | by The Associated Press | News | Comments

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.-- (BUSINESS WIRE) — May 21, 2009-- Rob Clancy, senior vice president and treasurer of Windstream (NYSE: WIN), will speak at 2:15 p.m. CDT on Wednesday, May 27 at the Barclays Capital Worldwide Wireless and Wireline Conference in New York.A live webcast of the event will be...

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