| Dec 9, 2013
| 2:30 AM
Our pans fall into two categories: companies with poor prospects and those with better prospects that trade at absurdly high prices. If you own any of these five stocks, consider dumping it, or at least paring back, especially if doing so won't result...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The success of the animated musical "Frozen" and Marvel's "Thor: The Dark World" helped boost the Walt Disney Co's first fiscal quarter results for 2014, with gaining 9% to $12.3 billion, while profits came in at $1.8 billion, an increase of 27%.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Apple will report fourth-quarter earnings Monday, but it’s not what happened last quarter that Wall Street really cares about.
Wall Street expects that Apple’s growth continued to slow for the quarter that ended Sept. 30. Consensus analyst...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Shares in U.S. mobile operators fell sharply on Monday after a AT&T Inc price cut fueled fears from investors that market leader Verizon Wireless and other rivals would have to react. AT&T shares closed down 4 percent a day after the No. 2 U.S. mobile...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:07 AM
U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus.
Employers added 175,...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 12% increase in net income for its fiscal fourth quarter, lifted by the performance of its consumer products, studio, and parks and resorts divisions.
The Burbank company posted net income of $1.394 billion for the quarter...
| Dec 16, 2013
| 10:24 AM
The nation's largest airlines recorded a combined net profit of $3.2 billion in the July-through-September period, more than double the profits from the same period last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.
And the industry's...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Apple Inc.'s experiment with rolling out two new iPhones at the same time backfired as weak demand for the cheaper version with a plastic case led the company to sell fewer smartphones than expected during the holiday quarter.
Although Apple on Monday...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 5:46 AM
Glenview-based Illinois Tool Works Inc. said its fourth-quarter earnings tumbled in comparison to the year-ago period that contained a huge business sale gain, but the results still topped Wall Street expectations.
Net income in the quarter ended Dec....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 4:38 PM
Net income fell nearly 13 percent at McCormick & Co. Inc. during the fourth quarter, sending its shares sliding more than 6 percent Wednesday.
The Sparks-based spice maker said it experienced sluggish consumer sales and took a loss from a voluntary...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 5:39 PM
Despite a posting a strong fourth-quarter profit that surpassed expectations, Boeing Co.'s its shares dropped more than 5% during trading Wednesday as investors grew leery of forecasts for 2014.
The Chicago aerospace giant said its earnings —...