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  • Entergy 1Q adjusted profit tops analysts' estimates

    April 26, 2016 12:12 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Entergy's first-quarter adjusted profit topped analysts' expectations and it reaffirmed its full-year profit outlook. The power company earned $235.2 million, or $1.28 per share, for the quarter. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs, were $1.35 per share. That easily topped the $1.17 per share that analysts... more »
  • Nucor to close St. James plant until prices improve Play Video

    December 16, 2015 4:42 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Steelmaker Nucor announced they will close their St. James Parish plant because of sagging market prices for their products, and not reopen until prices improve. Nucor announced the closure during its fourth quarter earnings report Wednesday. It came alongside news to shareholders that the steel... more »
  • Twitter stock tumbles after earnings come out early

    April 28, 2015 4:03 PM

    NEW YORK - Twitter's stock is falling sharply after the company's earnings - due to be released after the stock market closes - came out ahead of time. Trading in its stock was halted Tuesday afternoon after word spread of the premature earnings release. When trading resumed, the stock fell... more »
  • NW La casino take up 6 percent

    September 19, 2014 5:31 AM

    NEW ORLEANS - The Shreveport-Bossier casino market was Louisiana's biggest winner in August: the $71.2 million take at its riverboats and racetrack slots casino was up 6.4 percent from a year earlier. Figures released Thursday by Louisiana State Police show statewide gambling revenues rose 1.2 percent to $217.8 million. The... more »
  • Investar parent reports fall in earnings

    July 25, 2014 10:31 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The parent of Investar Bank says its second-quarter earnings fell to $1.1 million or 26 cents a share from $1.7 million of 44 cents a share in the same period a year ago. Baton Rouge-based Investar Holding Corp. said the year-ago results included a $900,000 one-time gain... more »
  • Stocks edge lower; Pfizer weighs down the Dow

    April 30, 2013 8:58 AM

    NEW YORK- Stock prices are opening mostly lower on Wall Street as weak earnings from Pfizer and other companies drag down major market averages. The Dow Jones industrial average fell 48 points to 14,770 shortly after the opening bell Tuesday, a loss of 0.4 percent. Pfizer was among the biggest... more »
  • Stocks move higher on good earnings results

    April 25, 2013 9:07 AM

    NEW YORK- Another batch of strong earnings from U.S. companies is sending the stock market higher in early trading. An encouraging report on the labor market also brought buyers back to the market. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 26 points to 14,702 shortly after the opening bell Thursday,... more »
  • Solid earnings drive stocks higher on Wall Street

    April 23, 2013 9:04 AM

    NEW YORK- Strong earnings from a range of U.S. companies are driving stock prices higher in the early going on Wall Street. Coach, Travelers and Lockheed Martin were among the winners shortly after the opening bell after the companies reported better results than analysts were expecting. The Dow Jones industrial... more »
  • Stocks open mixed on Wall Street ahead of earnings

    April 8, 2013 9:06 AM

    NEW YORK- Stocks are mixed in early trading on Wall Street as traders gear up for the beginning of corporate earnings reports. The Dow Jones industrial average was off 23 points, or 0.2 percent, at 14,541 shortly after the opening bell Monday. The Standard & Poor's 500 index was down... more »
  • Casino revenue up from January, down from 2012

    March 21, 2013 2:18 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - Louisiana's state-licensed casinos won nearly $226.9 million from gamblers last month - $25.4 million above their January winnings but down $6.6 million from a year earlier. Figures posted Thursday by regulators show that Harrah's land-based casino in New Orleans took in $31.7 million in February - about... more »
  • La. casinos take in $2.4 billion in 2012

    January 17, 2013 3:23 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A good December for Louisiana's state-licensed casinos capped a year in which they won roughly $2.4 billion from gamblers, up from about $2.37 billion in 2011. Figures posted by regulators Thursday show that, for December, Harrah's land-based casino in New Orleans won $34.7 million. That was up... more »

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