| 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)...
| 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 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...
| Jul 10, 2014
| 4:40 PM
No. 1 mortgage lender Wells Fargo & Co. kicked off the bank earnings season with a 3.8% increase in profit in a report that sent modestly positive signals about Main Street lending and the housing market.
Wells Fargo had second-quarter net income of $5....
| Jul 22, 2014
| 2:47 AM
NEW YORK/SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Apple, once a can't-miss stock, is finding it tough to persuade portfolio managers to come back into the fold.
The company's shares are up 17 percent for the year, nearly three times the performance of the benchmark...
| May 26, 2014
| 1:57 PM
Memorial Day is in the rear-view mirror, but here's one more thing to remember:
American chief executives make too darn much money.
I'm not saying that you shouldn't reward a person for a job well done. But many CEOs now pull down so much more than...