| May 31, 2013
| 11:32 AM
Investors, cheered by an optimistic forecast, are sweet on Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Inc., pushing the treat-maker’s stock to its highest level in more than eight years.
On Friday, the Winston-Salem, N.C., company watched its stock soar to $17.74 a...
| Jun 5, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. said Wednesday its first-quarter earnings slid 45 percent as store sales slowed, inventory costs rose and the men's apparel chain sold more items at clearance prices.
Earnings of 29 cents per share for the three months that...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:58 PM
Walt Disney Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Robert Iger and Chief Financial Officer James Rasulo sold large quantities of company stock in mid-May, when shares of the Burbank entertainment giant were near an all-time high.
Iger sold 1 million shares of...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Television writers had a record year for earnings in 2012, according to a new report from the Writers Guild of America, West.
TV writers generated $667.2 million in earnings last year, up 10% from the prior year, as writers earned more from cable...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Robert Iger will remain chief executive of the Walt Disney Co. through June of 2016, which is 15 months longer than expected, the entertainment juggernaut said Monday afternoon.
Iger, who also serves as Disney's chairman, had been slated to step down...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Wells Fargo & Co. booked a record $5.5 billion in profit during the second quarter despite a dramatic rise in mortgage rates and signs of a slowdown in its refinancing business.
The 19% year-over-year jump in earnings for the nation's largest home...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Megabanks aren't the only financial firms to meet or beat expectations this earnings season.
Many California regional banks are reporting stronger earnings and putting new loans on their books, thanks to the improving economy and progress in dealing...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Enjoy the stock market's latest record while you can.
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index both turned in fresh highs Thursday, propelled by favorable earnings and a drop in jobless claims.
Share prices also got a boost...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:20 PM
NEW YORK — Investors pushed major U.S. indexes to a fresh round of all-time highs this week after strong profit reports from Wall Street banks were seen as another sign that the economy is improving.
Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs and Morgan...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 7:25 AM
WASHINGTON -- UBS said Monday it agreed to settle a lawsuit brought by U.S. regulators alleging the Swiss banking giant misrepresented mortgage-backed securities sold to Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac in the years leading up to the subprime-loan meltdown....
| Jul 30, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Almost everyone knows CEO pay is out of control. It surged 16 percent at big companies last year, according to the New York Times, and the typical CEO raked in $15.1 million.
Meanwhile, the median wage continued to drop, adjusted for inflation.