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  • 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...
  • Stocks' growth may hinge on much better earnings, economy

    The stock market shined last year with an epic rally. Now it's time for corporate America — and the economy — to catch up. Stocks ballooned 30% last year, as measured by the Standard & Poor's 500 index. But the average company in the broad...
  • Investing: stocks to love

    Kiplinger's Personal Finance One of the cardinal rules of investing is never fall in love with a stock. But for all you incurable romantics, we've found four companies that may be candidates for a long-term relationship. -- L Brands (symbol LB; recent...
  • Troubled firm Lason Inc. doesn't fit Bruce Rauner's story

    Troubled firm Lason Inc. doesn't fit Bruce Rauner's story
    Republican governor hopeful Bruce Rauner has shaped a campaign narrative as a business-savvy, detail-oriented Mr. Fixit in a state in dire need of fixing. But there's one investment in the venture capitalist's portfolio that diverts sharply from that...
  • 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...
  • Apple stock tumbles on disappointing iPhone sales

    Apple stock tumbles on disappointing iPhone sales
    Apple reported iPhone sales Monday that fell well short of analyst estimates as well as guidance for the next quarter that also was lower than expected, sending the stock falling more than 5% in after-hours trading.  Apple said it sold 51 million...
  • Apple posts record revenue in 1st quarter, but iPhone sales disappoint

    Apple Inc.'s experiment with rolling out two new iPhones at the same time backfired as weak demand for the cheaper version with a plastic case led the company to sell fewer smartphones than expected during the holiday quarter. Although Apple on Monday...
  • Comcast 4Q Net Income Rises 26% As NBCU Improves Performance

    Media giant Comcast Corp. said fourth-quarter net income rose 26% as the company increased the number of subscribers using its video and broadband services and its large NBCUniversal unit showed improved performance across the board. The Philadelphia...