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CBOE Holdings Inc. said Friday it had net income of $49.3 million, or 58 cents a share, in the fourth quarter, up from $45.6 million, or 52 cents a share, in the year-earlier period.
Madison Square Garden reported a fiscal second-quarter profit that rose to $61.2 million, or 78 cents a share, from $60.5 million, or 77 cents a share, in the same period a year ago.
U.S. employers hired at a stellar pace last month, wages rose by the most in six years, and Americans responded by streaming into the job market to find work.
Railroad officials said it was unclear Thursday how much ethanol has leaked into the Mississippi River from a train that derailed a day earlier in eastern Iowa, but that they were working to monitor the environmental impact and offload fuel from the train.
The latest attempt by star running back Adrian Peterson to get back on the field will come in a federal courtroom.
A Lady Gaga's first producer and former boyfriend owes the Hollywood songwriter who discovered her $7.3 million after he promised to split profits with her, a federal judge has ruled, upholding a jury's verdict.
Shares of Yelp are falling before the market open on Friday partly because a key measure of visitor growth slowed in the fourth quarter.
Communications and information technology company Harris is buying Exelis in a cash-and-stock deal valued at approximately $4.75 billion.
Finance ministers in the eurozone will hold an extra meeting about Greece's debt situation next week, Eurogroup President Jeroen Dijsselbloem said Friday in a post to Twitter.
The Federal Reserve releases its December report on consumer borrowing Friday at 3 p.m. Eastern.
Albania's parliament has elected a new governor for the central Bank of Albania, a post that had remained vacant for months after millions of dollars from the bank's reserves went missing.
German engineering company Siemens AG said Friday it will cut about 7,800 jobs worldwide as part of a restructuring effort it announced in May 2014.
Discount retail chain Poundland Group PLC said Friday it has signed a conditional sale and purchase agreement to acquire competitor 99p Stores for an enterprise value of �55 million ($84.3 million).
Sen. John McCain seems to revel in the occasional lonely crusade.
Steady economic growth and consumer spending likely led U.S. employers to hire at a healthy pace in January and extend last year's solid job gains.
Over a January weekend in 2010, Amy Pascal made one of the most audacious decisions of her long tenure as Sony Pictures Entertainment co-chair, a nine-year run that has come to a tumultuous end.
Asian stock markets were muted Friday as investors awaited monthly U.S. employment figures and the risk of a Greek default increased.
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