| Jul 15, 2014
| 4:25 PM
Bad news for chocolate lovers -- your favorite indulgence is about to get more expensive.á
Hershey Co., the nation's leading candy producer, said Tuesday it isáraising prices of chocolates such as Kisses, Reese's, Mounds bars and other candies by 8%...
| Jul 16, 2014
| 8:21 AM
Abbott Laboratories Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly earnings on Wednesday as demand for its recently-recalled infant formulas began to recover and profit margins improved for other business segments.
Sales of nutritional products, the...
| Jul 17, 2014
| 2:14 PM
The Waterbury-based parent of Webster Bank posted higher second-quarter profits Thursday, with strong loan growth, especially among business borrowers.
Webster Financial Corp. said net income for the quarter ended June 30 was $45.2 million, or 50 cents a...
| Jul 18, 2014
| 3:13 PM
General Electric Co. reported a 13 percent jump in quarterly net income Friday on improved sales of its jet engines and oil and gas equipment, and said it was targeting the initial public offering of its private-label credit-card business for the end of...
| 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...
| Jul 22, 2014
| 12:40 PM
Despite a small drop in sales, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s big aircraft contracts helped it post a higher second-quarter profit that topped Wall Street's forecast, the company said Tuesday.
The defense giant, based in Bethesda, Md., earned $880 million, up...
| 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...
| 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 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.
| 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...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 8:00 AM
Integrys Energy Group Inc. said it swung to a second-quarter profit as revenue soared, but its adjusted results were crimped by higher natural gas distribution costs.
The Chicago company, which operates North Shore Gas and Peoples Gas, turned a profit...