| Aug 18, 2014
| 8:43 AM
(Reuters) - Sensors and electrical controls maker Sensata Technologies Holding NV said it would buy Schrader International to meet growing demand for sensors to monitor car-tire pressure.
Sensata, whose shares rose as much as 6.6 percent on Monday...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 9:37 AM
Target Corp. reduced its annual profit outlook Wednesday while reporting second-quarter earnings that plunged from a year earlier.
The earnings report showed the Minneapolis, Minn.-based company is still struggling to recover from a massive data breach...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 10:00 AM
Mondelez International Inc. now expects its 2014 sales to grow at a slower rate than the global snack industry, as the company holds firm on raising prices, even though some rivals have not followed its lead and the higher prices have lead to weaker sales...
| Jul 24, 2014
| 6:07 PM
General Motors Co. squeezed out a small second-quarter profit — despite setting aside billions of dollars for recall expenses and payouts to crash victims — while Ford Motor Co. reported a large profit for the quarter, helped by a turnaround...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:47 AM
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple, once a can't-miss stock, is finding it tough to persuade portfolio managers to come back into the fold.
The company's shares are up 17 percent for the year, nearly three times the performance of the benchmark...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 8:09 AM
Shares of Chicago-based Potbelly Corp. lost roughly one-fourth of their value in Thursday morning trading, the day after the sandwich chain gave a bleak report on its latest quarter and slashed its expectations for the year.
Some Wall Street analysts...
| Jul 11, 2014
Shares of Potbelly Corp. lost one-fourth of their value Thursday, after the Chicago-based sandwich chain gave a bleak report on its latest quarter and slashed expectations for the year.
Even as Wall Street analysts cut their forecasts, some said they...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
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....
| Aug 15, 2014
| 9:39 AM
Deere & Co., the world's largest maker of farm equipment, said Friday it will lay off 600 workers at four Midwest agricultural-equipment factories, including two in Illinois, because of declining demand for its products. The plants are in Moline and...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 10:37 AM
McDonald’s Corp.’s CEO once again said the world’s largest restaurant company needs more time to show improvements, after missing Wall Street’s quarterly sales and profit expectations for the second consecutive quarter as it...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Stung by disappointing attendance at its parks in Orlando and San Diego, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday it will continue battling controversy over its captive killer whales as it makes new investments in its attractions.