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Cal-Maine sees increase in sales, but income up and down

JACKSON — Cal-Maine Foods Inc. reports net sales for the third quarter of fiscal 2011 of $274.7 million, compared with net sales of $271.2 million for the same quarter of fiscal 2010. The egg company reported net income of $33.6 million, or $1.41 per basic share, for the third quarter, compared with net income of $34.5 million, or $1.45 per ...

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Ameristar Casinos buying back founder's shares

VICKSBURG — Ameristar Casinos Inc. is buying back approximately 26.2 million shares of its common stock from the estate of founder and former chairman and CEO Craig H. Neilsen for about $457.6 million. Neilsen died in Nov. 2006. The casino operator said that the stock included in the buyback represents about 45 percent of its outstanding stock and approximately 83 ...

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Stocks set to extend rally into new week

NEW YORK (AP) – Stock futures rose modestly Monday as investors look to extend a rally that pushed the Dow Jones industrial average above 11,000 for the first time since early May. Traders in recent days have been betting the Federal Reserve will act in the coming weeks to stimulate the economy and drive interest rates lower. The Fed could ...

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European markets down, Asian markets up

LONDON — European stock markets traded in a narrow range today amid signs that the recent rally may be running out of steam due to worries about the U.S. economic recovery. Asian stocks closed sharply higher, however, on optimism over the region’s two leading economies, Japan and China. In Europe, the FTSE 100 index of leading British shares was down ...

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Parkway fires CFO, stock tumbles

Parkway Properties Inc. (PKY US) fell 13.78 percent to $17.20, after sinking as much as 13 percent, the most intraday since April 20. The real estate investment trust reduced its annual dividend to 30 cents a share from $1.30 and said it fired J. Mitchell Collins as chief financial officer.

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Phosphate Holdings’ numbers are down

MADISON — Phosphate Holdings Inc. reported second quarter 2009 earnings of $100,000, or $0.01 per diluted share of common stock, compared to earnings of $35 million, or $4.32 per diluted share of common stock for the same period in 2008. Net losses for the six months ended June 30, 2009, were $11.5 million, or $1.50 per diluted share of common ...

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Stocks rally after jump in consumer confidence

NEW YORK — Investors put stocks back on an upward path Tuesday, encouraged by news of a rebound in consumer confidence and more healing in the housing industry. Major stock indexes rose nearly 1 percent in early afternoon trading, led by gains in financials, retailers and homebuilders. Energy and utility stocks fell as oil prices cooled following a recent surge. ...

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