| Jun 23, 2014
| 3:59 PM
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...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:44 AM
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...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 8:30 AM
PARIS- In a fiscal year marked by its expansion into the U.S. market, among numerous growth operations, Luc Besson and Christophe Lambert's EuropaCorp posted 211.8 million Euros ($288 million) in revenue, fueled by international sales and TV production....
| Jul 2, 2014
As investors enter the second half of the year, they are faced with a conundrum.
Continuing growth of the economy is on stock investors' side after lifting the Standard & Poor's 500 index 6 percent in the first half of the year, plumping up 401(k)...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 1:36 PM
Kroger Co. reported a 4% increase in first-quarter profit Thursday and raised its forecast for the year, crediting the acquisition of grocer Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. for its better-than-expected earnings.
The nation's largest supermarket chain,...
| Jul 14, 2014
| 2:30 AM
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...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 6:12 PM
Banks are paying enormous amounts to settle cases stemming from bad mortgages, but investors in Wall Street's heavy hitters are looking at different numbers — and they like what they see.
An index of bank stocks climbed 1.3% on Tuesday after...
| 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 1, 2014
| 5:00 AM
It was a slow grind, but U.S. stocks posted gains in the second quarter and first half, extending the bull run into a sixth year.
In a surprise, investors also were rewarded for sticking with bonds, as interest rates resumed their decline after...
| 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...
| Jul 11, 2014
Shares of Potbelly Corp. lost one-fourth of their value Thursday, after the Chicago-based sandwich chain gave a bleak report on its latest quarter and slashed expectations for the year.
Even as Wall Street analysts cut their forecasts, some said they...