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  • Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to pay U.S. $10.2 billion more in dividends

    Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac to pay U.S. $10.2 billion more in dividends
    Mortgage finance giants Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will pay the federal government $10.2 billion more in dividends for their 2008 rescue after both firms reported first-quarter profits Thursday. With the payments, the companies will have sent $213.1...
  • Wells Fargo profit rises 3.8% as home lending regains some traction

    Wells Fargo profit rises 3.8% as home lending regains some traction
    No. 1 mortgage lender Wells Fargo & Co. kicked off the bank earnings season with a 3.8% increase in profit in a report that sent modestly positive signals about Main Street lending and the housing market. Wells Fargo had second-quarter net income of $5....
  • Banking stocks rise as Citi, JPMorgan, Goldman beat earnings estimates

    Banking stocks rise as Citi, JPMorgan, Goldman beat earnings estimates
    Banks are paying enormous amounts to settle cases stemming from bad mortgages, but investors in Wall Street's heavy hitters are looking at different numbers — and they like what they see. An index of bank stocks climbed 1.3% on Tuesday after...
  • Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast

    Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast
    Herbalife Ltd. shares were up about 2% on news that the company intended to cancel its dividend and use the money on a major repurchase of its shares. Michael O. Johnson, the company's chief executive and chairman, told analysts in a conference call...
  • Lego Movie Boosts Time Warner As 1Q Profit Rises 71%

    Time Warner Inc. said the performance of two movies - "The LEGO Movie" and "300: Rise of An Empire" -helped the company increase first quarter profit by 71%, while revenue increased at its three major divisions, the Warner Brothers studio, the Turner...
  • Legg Mason reverses years-long outflow of client cash

    Legg Mason reverses years-long outflow of client cash
    Legg Mason Inc. reported that clients added more than $8 billion in cash to accounts at the Baltimore money manager during its recently finished fiscal year, breaking a six-year streak of client cash flowing the wrong way — out. Legg's net income...
  • Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter

    Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter
    Despite lower overall revenue, defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. easily topped Wall Street's profit expectations in the first quarter, the company said Tuesday. The nation's largest defense contractor earned $933 million, or $2.87 a share, in the...
  • NBC turnaround, Olympics, Jimmy Fallon help lift Comcast earnings

    NBC turnaround, Olympics, Jimmy Fallon help lift Comcast earnings
    The NBC network is beleaguered no more. After nearly a decade in the ratings cellar, NBC is poised to finish the prime-time TV season in May in first place in the coveted advertising demographic of viewers aged 18 to 49.  February's coverage of the...
  • Apple earnings preview: Second quarter may test investors' patience

    Apple earnings preview: Second quarter may test investors' patience
    Three months ago, when Apple reported its holiday earnings, the company posted record revenues thanks to refreshed lines of iPads and iPhones that had launched in the fall.  But instead of basking in a big win, Apple got pounded by Wall Street because...
  • Boeing boosts profit on strong jet sales

    Boosted by strong sales in its first financial quarter, Boeing Co. beat analysts’ estimates largely due to an increased production rate of commercial jetliners. The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That&...
  • Boeing profit falls 12.7% but it tops analyst forecasts

    Boeing profit falls 12.7% but it tops analyst forecasts
    Boosted by strong sales, Boeing Co. beat analysts' estimates for its first quarter largely because of faster production of commercial jetliners. The Chicago aerospace giant reported a profit of $965 million, or $1.28 a share. That's down 12.7% from $1....