| 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...
| 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 12, 2013
| 7:28 AM
Lululemon Athletica Inc., the upscale yogawear purveyor that has recently courted controversy, reported third-quarter earnings that by all accounts exceeded Wall Street’s expectations.
It was the company’s forecast for its future that has...
| 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...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The holiday season was never going to be easy for Target Corp. as it tried to lift foot traffic and keep up with competitors’ discounts.
But it was the vast data breach at the Minneapolis retailer in the heat of Christmas shopping season that...
| 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 —...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Time Warner Cable, currently the target of a hostile takeover bid by Charter Communications, posted fourth-quarter 2013 earnings that beat Wall Street expectations -- and while it grew broadband subscribers, the operator continued to lose video customers....