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  • Home Depot earnings jump 43%; retailer boosts full-year forecast

    Home Depot earnings jump 43%; retailer boosts full-year forecast
    Home Depot, the country's largest home-improvement retailer, reported a 43% jump in third-quarter earnings, thanks largely to the housing recovery. Net income rose to $1.35 billion in the quarter that ended Nov. 3 from $947 million a year earlier....
  • Wal-Mart's pre-holiday sales disappoint: Bad omen for the economy?

    Wal-Mart's pre-holiday sales disappoint: Bad omen for the economy?
    Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on Thursday reported lower-than-expected fiscal third-quarter revenue and another drop in a key U.S. sales figure. The retail giant also reduced its full-year forecast for the second time. All this just before the key holiday...
  • On Black Friday, repair instead of buy, say Patagonia and iFixit

    On Black Friday, repair instead of buy, say Patagonia and iFixit
    Some 140 million people plan to shop on Thanksgiving and Black Friday all the way through next weekend, but outdoor apparel company Patagonia Inc. said it hopes the crowds will refrain from buying all-new items. Instead, the Ventura-based retailer wants...
  • American Apparel blames 'rough third quarter' on site transition

    American Apparel blames 'rough third quarter' on site transition
    American Apparel Inc. struggled with out-of-stock items and high costs as it continued to transition to a new distribution center in La Mirada, resulting in disappointing earnings for the period ended Sept. 30. The Los Angeles company said its revenue...
  • Broadcom raises revenue forecast on better-than-expected sales

    Broadcom raises revenue forecast on better-than-expected sales
    Broadcom Corp., an Irvine company that makes chips used in popular tech gadgets including Apple Inc.’s iPhone and iPad, says sales this quarter will be higher than it initially forecast. The company said in a statement Tuesday that it expected...
  • Disney profit up 12% on consumer products, studio, theme park gains

    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...
  • WellPoint CEO upbeat on exchanges, talks Obamacare at White House

    Insurance giant WellPoint Inc., a key player in the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, said it remains optimistic about the healthcare expansion despite the rocky start of a federal insurance exchange. WellPoint's chief executive, Joseph Swedish, and...
  • GM posts small fourth-quarter profit gain, but annual earnings fall

    GM posts small fourth-quarter profit gain, but annual earnings fall
    General Motors Co. posted a small increase in fourth-quarter profit but its results for the period disappointed Wall Street as business deteriorated in Asia and South America and the costs of restructuring operations in Europe mounted. The nation’...
  • Hyatt revenue climbs on higher room rates

    Hyatt revenue climbs on higher room rates
    Hyatt Hotels Corp recorded a better-than-expected jump in quarterly revenue as growing confidence in the U.S. economy drew more business travelers and tourists to its hotels in the Americas. Hyatt's shares rose as much as 8 percent to a record high after...
  • Putting Maryland to work [Editorial]

    The debate over the minimum wage, both in Maryland and nationally, and related concerns over income inequality have provoked some unpleasant and ongoing side effects. The recent trend of billionaires flaunting their perceived superiority over the less-...
  • JCPenney shares rocket 25% after earnings

    JCPenney shares rocket 25% after earnings
    J.C. Penney Co. Inc. shares climbed 25 percent Thursday following an upbeat earnings report suggesting that the department store chan may be turning a corner after two years of massive losses. Shares were trading at $7.42 up $1.46, or 24.5 percent,...