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Silicon Labs: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 07:21 AM EDT

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Silicon Laboratories Inc. (SLAB) on Wednesday reported a loss of $82.2 million in its second quarter. On a per-share basis, the Austin, Texas-based company said it had a loss of $2.56. Losses, adjusted for pretax expenses and stock option...

Lennox: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 24, 2024 07:02 AM EDT

RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) — RICHARDSON, Texas (AP) — Lennox International Inc. (LII) on Wednesday reported second-quarter net income of $245.9 million. The Richardson, Texas-based company said it had net income of $6.87 per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, were...

Jon Gray retires last 15 batters pitching into 8th as Rangers beat White Sox 3-2

Jul. 23, 2024 23:40 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas right-hander Jon Gray got into quite a groove after allowing an early run. He just kept throwing strikes and retiring batters. Gray pitched into the eighth inning while getting out the last 15 batters he faced as the Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox...

How employers are taking steps to safeguard workers from extreme heat

Jul. 23, 2024 20:20 PM EDT

McKINNEY, Texas (AP) — At the start of every work day, construction worker Charles Smith puts on the essentials: hard hat. Safety glasses. A reflective vest. And a small, watch-like band for his wrist. But rather than track time, its purpose is to ensure he doesn't overheat while...

Tesla's 2Q profit falls 45% to $1.48 billion as sales drop despite price cuts and low-interest loans

Jul. 23, 2024 19:53 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Tesla's second-quarter net income fell 45% compared with a year ago as the company's global electric vehicle sales tumbled despite price cuts and low-interest financing. The Austin, Texas, company said Tuesday that it made $1.48 billion from April through June, less...

Range Resources: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 23, 2024 16:28 PM EDT

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — Range Resources Corp. (RRC) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $28.7 million. The Fort Worth, Texas-based company said it had profit of 12 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring costs and stock option...

Texas Instruments: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 23, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — DALLAS (AP) — Texas Instruments Inc. (TXN) on Tuesday reported second-quarter earnings of $1.13 billion. The Dallas-based company said it had profit of $1.22 per share. The results topped Wall Street expectations. The average estimate of 10 analysts...

Darren Walker, president of Ford Foundation, will step down by the end of 2025

Jul. 23, 2024 14:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If there are rock stars in philanthropy, Darren Walker, the president of the Ford Foundation, is one of them. And he's about to exit the stage. Walker, 64, has been named one of Rolling Stone’s “25 People Shaping the Future” and Time’s “100 Most...

Repercussions rare for violating campaign ethics laws in Texas due to attorney general’s office

Jul. 23, 2024 14:13 PM EDT

In 1989, Bo Pilgrim, an East Texas chicken plant magnate, strolled the floor of the Texas Senate and dispensed $10,000 checks to nine members in an effort to stop a worker’s compensation bill from passing. The scandal, dubbed “Chickengate,” was shocking but legal. ...

As hurricane season begins, here's how small businesses can prepare in advance of a storm

Jul. 23, 2024 12:32 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The hurricane season roared into the U.S. with Hurricane Beryl hitting Texas in early July, surprising many business owners accustomed to seeing big storms arrive later in the summer. With the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicting an...