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  • JPMorgan profit slips 7% in fourth quarter

    NEW YORK -- JPMorgan Chase & Co.'s profit slipped 7% in the fourth quarter as the bank's legal costs mounted and investment banking slumped. The nation's largest bank said Tuesday it earned $5.3 billion, or $1.30 a share, down from $5.7 billion, or $1....
  • Holiday hiring hits 14-year high, followed by layoff concerns

    Holiday hiring hits 14-year high, followed by layoff concerns
    Retailers taking on an army of seasonal workers in December helped push overall holiday hiring levels to a 14-year peak this year, according to a new report. But the better-than-expected increase of 801,100 jobs over the final three months of the year...
  • GE earnings rise but shares fall on profit-margin miss

    GE earnings rise but shares fall on profit-margin miss
    General Electric Co. shares fell the most in seven months after Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt failed to deliver on a profit-margin forecast that he had been repeating for more than a year. GE shares dropped 62 cents, or 2.3%, to $26.58 on Friday...
  • Class-action payouts dent Northern Trust results

    Class-action payouts dent Northern Trust results
    Northern Trust Corp. reported earnings per share of 70 cents a share in the fourth quarter, up a penny from the year-ago period. If it weren't for settlements over class-action lawsuits filed at the height of the financial crisis, the company would...
  • Abbott 4Q profit climbs, but revenue falls short

    Abbott 4Q profit climbs, but revenue falls short
    Abbott Laboratories on Wednesday reported weaker-than-expected revenue for the second consecutive quarter, as sluggish sales of its generic pharmaceuticals and continued effects of an overseas recall of its baby formula last summer continued to drag on...
  • Baxter beats expectations on higher sales

    Baxter beats expectations on higher sales
    Baxter International Inc. on Monday reported better-than-expected income and revenue for the fourth quarter as demand for its hemophilia and dialysis products boosted sales. The Deerfield-based medical products company said net income fell 34 percent to...
  • Microsoft sales of Surface double as earnings beat expectations

    Microsoft sales of Surface double as earnings beat expectations
    As the tenure of Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer winds down, the company delivered a surprise of the pleasant kind on Thursday when its second quarter earnings came in stronger than expected.  Among the more notable items, the company said sales...
  • Lockheed profit takes hit in fourth quarter

    Lockheed profit takes hit in fourth quarter
    Pressured by military spending cuts, Lockheed Martin Corp. delivered mixed fourth-quarter results Thursday, beating the consensus Wall Street revenue forecast, but falling short on profit. Lockheed's Orlando operations had mixed results as well. Operating...
  • Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast

    Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast
    Herbalife Ltd. shares were up about 2% on news that the company intended to cancel its dividend and use the money on a major repurchase of its shares. Michael O. Johnson, the company's chief executive and chairman, told analysts in a conference call...
  • Lego Movie Boosts Time Warner As 1Q Profit Rises 71%

    Time Warner Inc. said the performance of two movies - "The LEGO Movie" and "300: Rise of An Empire" -helped the company increase first quarter profit by 71%, while revenue increased at its three major divisions, the Warner Brothers studio, the Turner...
  • Motorola Solutions profit falls 34% on lower sales

    Motorola Solutions profit falls 34% on lower sales
    Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions Inc., which makes walkie-talkies, rugged mobile computers and tablets, forecast weaker-than-expected quarterly results after reporting first-quarter revenue below estimates as orders from government and businesses fell....