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  • 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...
  • 21st Century Fox first-quarter income falls despite higher revenue

    Rupert Murdoch's newly streamlined 21st Century Fox media company missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the fiscal first quarter, despite raking in higher revenue from television programming fees and advertising sales. The quarter ended Sept....
  • Sinclair Broadcast profits up 38 percent in third quarter

    Sinclair Broadcast profits up 38 percent in third quarter
    Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. saw profit for the third quarter jump 38 percent, benefiting from strength in television advertising and growth in revenue from fees broadcasters charge cable TV companies to carry their signals. The Hunt Valley-based TV...
  • AMC Networks Profit Up On Higher Ad Sales, But Misses Street View

    AMC Networks, operator of the AMC and IFC cable networks, said net income rose handily in the third quarter on the strength of advertising sales and affiliate fees that increased thanks to original programs like "The Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad." The...
  • Scripps Networks Interactive Post Q3 Profit as Expenses Rise

    Scripps Networks Interactive, parent company of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other lifestyle cablers, posted a solid profit gain for the third quarter but also saw expenses rise 13% thanks to increased investments in programming and digital...