| Jul 8, 2014
| 4:44 PM
Boosted by an increase in sales, Monrovia-based drone maker AeroVironment Inc. exceeded analyst estimates and reported $8.1 million in fiscal fourth-quarter profit, a turnaround from the same period a year earlier.
The company posted net income...
| Jul 14, 2014
When it comes to returning earnings to shareholders through dividends and stock buybacks, Northern Trust Corp. investors have reason to feel hopeful, according to a new analysis.
The Chicago-based financial services firm is near the top of a list of...
| Jun 30, 2014
| 2:30 AM
The economies of Japan, Europe and emerging nations are giving off mixed signals. Here's what we see happening in the next several months.
Japan on the mend. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's campaign to turn Japan's economy around is bearing fruit. But as Abe...
| Jul 1, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Hollywood writer earnings fell 6.4% last year to $1.01 billion as TV writing fell 6.2% and feature film work plunged 7.2%, according to the Writers Guild of America West.
Total covered earnings for WGA West members topped $1 billion for the second time,...
| Jul 2, 2014
| 5:16 AM
IRS data show Bruce Rauner to be one of the 11,000 richest tax filers in the nation, but most of the millions he made in recent years was taxed at 15 percent — less than half the top federal rate for the wealthy, a review of tax documents released...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:56 PM
Lincolnshire-based Zebra Technologies’ and Schaumburg-based Motorola Solutions’ stocks fell after they both posted second-quarter earnings declines and Motorola reported a drop in sales for a unit Zebra is set to purchase from it by year&...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 2:11 PM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 22% increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter, buoyed by the strong performance of its film studio and theme parks division.
The Burbank company posted net income of $2.25 billion, or $1.28 a share, for the quarter...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Walgreen has exercised its option to buy the remaining 55 percent of European pharmacy retailer and wholesaler Alliance Boots in a $15.26 billion deal that will keep its corporate tax headquarters in the United States.
The company that will emerge...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 3:02 PM
Walt Disney Co. stock is trading at all-time highs.
Shares of the Burbank entertainment giant closed Tuesday up 12 cents to $90.09 a share. It was the first time in more than 15 years that the stock ended a trading day above $90 a share.
Back in the...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 3:20 PM
Tribune Media saw its earnings grow 25 percent in the second quarter, according to financial statements released Tuesday morning.
The Chicago-based media company reported a net income of $82.9 million, up from $66.3 million in the same quarter a year...
| Aug 13, 2014
| 2:42 PM
Deere & Co. on Wednesday cut its forecast for the year after reporting third-quarter income that fell 15 percent on weaker sales of its iconic farm equipment.
Net income in the quarter that ended July 31 fell to $851 million, or $2.33 per share, from...