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Genencor misses Street expectations

Genencor International Inc.’s third-quarter earnings missed analyst estimates by 4 cents a share. The biotechnology company reported net income of $3 million, or 2 cents a share, down from $4 million, or 4 cents a share, a year ago. The ...

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Performance Technologies stock jumps

Shares of Performance Technologies Inc. climbed nearly 13 percent by midday Thursday after the company late Wednesday reported higher profits and higher-than-expected sales. Net income for the third quarter totaled $1.4 million, or 11 cents a diluted share.

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Ultralife sales rise, profit slides

Ultralife Batteries Inc. reported a 20 percent decrease in third-quarter net income while revenues jumped 23 percent. Net income dropped to $1.42 million from $1.78 million. The company logged $24.4 million in sales compared with $19.9 million last year.

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Harris Interactive disappoints investors

Harris Interactive Inc.’s fiscal first-quarter revenues increased 22 percent to $40.7 million versus $33.3 million a year ago. The firm, however, missed the Street consensus estimate for earnings by a penny a share, causing its share price to drop more ...

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Three firms seek tax breaks from COMIDA

Three Rochester-area companies are seeking COMIDA tax breaks they say would help create 102 jobs over the next three years. The firms are Clarity Customer Management Inc., Lakeside Building Products Inc. and 525 Lee Road LLC, representing sheet metal fabricator ...

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Three firms seek tax breaks from COMIDA

Three Rochester-area companies are seeking tax breaks they say would help create 102 jobs over the next three years. Clarity Customer Management Inc., a marketing response services company founded this year, plans to create 65 full-time jobs within three years, ...

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Harris Interactive disappoints investors

Harris Interactive Inc.’s fiscal first-quarter revenues increased 22 percent to $40.7 million versus $33.3 million a year ago. The company today also reported a 35 percent increase, to $24.2 million, in Internet revenue for the quarter. Internet revenue comprised nearly ...

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Ultralife sales rise, profit slides

Ultralife Batteries Inc. reported a 20 percent decrease in third-quarter net income while revenues jumped 23 percent. Net income dropped to 9 cents a diluted share, or $1.42 million, compared with $1.78 million, or 12 cents a share, a year ...

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Performance Technologies stock jumps

Shares of Performance Technologies Inc. climbed nearly 13 percent by midday after the company late Wednesday reported higher profits and higher-than-expected sales. PTI’s stock (Nasdaq: PTIX) was trading at $6.26 a share at 3 p.m. Net income for the third ...

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New jobless claims increase

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits rose last week by 20,000, the largest jump in a month, the Labor Department reported Thursday. The increase pushed total new claims to 350,000 last week and provided fresh evidence ...

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Financial news network to close in December

Doctors decided to fly ailing Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to Paris for treatment, as associates described a Palestinian leader who was too weak to stand Thursday, appeared confused and spent most of the day sleeping, AP reported. Fifteen doctors examined ...

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Arafat heads to Paris for treatment

Doctors decided to fly ailing Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat to Paris for treatment, as associates described a Palestinian leader who was too weak to stand Thursday, appeared confused and spent most of the day sleeping, AP reported. Fifteen doctors examined ...

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China raises interest rates to slow economy

China’s central bank on Thursday raised interest rates for the first time in nearly a decade in a surprise move that was the boldest so far aimed at guiding a heated economy onto a path of slower growth, Reuters reported. ...

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Forget the QB. A great offense starts at ground level

The more I watch professional football, the more I’m convinced most of us have it all wrong. Just as we do in big business, we give too much credit to the hierarchy and not enough to the so-called grunts. The ...

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