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  • Investing: growth stocks to buy now

    After the stock market's phenomenal five-year bull run, finding undiscovered gems today is no easy feat. But we expect the earnings of the companies below to rise significantly faster than the 10.2-percent average annual earnings growth predicted for...
  • Hershey boosts candy prices as food costs rise

    Hershey boosts candy prices as food costs rise
    Bad news for chocolate lovers -- your favorite indulgence is about to get more expensive.  Hershey Co., the nation's leading candy producer, said Tuesday it is raising prices of chocolates such as Kisses, Reese's, Mounds bars and other candies by 8%...
  • Abbott beats 2Q profit forecast

    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...
  • Webster Financial Posts Higher Quarterly Profits

    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...
  • GE Profit Rises 13%, Expects Retail Finance IPO By End Of July

    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...
  • McDonald's profit misses expectations in 2Q on flat sales

    McDonald's profit misses expectations in 2Q on flat sales
    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...
  • Lockheed profit tops forecast; Orlando results mixed

    Lockheed profit tops forecast; Orlando results mixed
    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...
  • Potbelly shares plunge 25% on lower forecast

    Potbelly shares plunge 25% on lower forecast
    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...
  • Durbin bill would close tax loopholes for corporations sending jobs overseas

    Durbin bill would close tax loopholes for corporations sending jobs overseas
    With two Illinois companies making headlines this year for considering a move to more tax-friendly countries in Europe, Sen. Richard Durbin said Monday he will introduce legislation this week that would close tax loopholes for corporations that take...
  • Walgreen withdraws earnings goals

    Walgreen withdraws earnings goals
    Walgreen Co. on Tuesday withdrew its profit goals for its 2016 fiscal year, citing unforeseen pressure in its pharmacy operations and a lack of clarity on the final structure it will take following its expected purchase of European drug giant Alliance...
  • Accenture revenue beats as consulting drives growth

    Accenture revenue beats as consulting drives growth
    Accenture Plc, a consulting and outsourcing company, reported a better-than-expected 7.5 percent rise in quarterly net revenue, led by a rebound in demand for its consulting services. Consulting revenue rose 5.7 percent in the third quarter compared with...