| Aug 13, 2014
| 3:39 PM
Stung by disappointing attendance at its parks in Orlando and San Diego, SeaWorld Entertainment Inc. said Wednesday that it will continue battling controversy over its captive killer whales as it makes new investments in its attractions.
| Aug 14, 2014
| 1:53 PM
Berkshire Hathaway's Class A shares on Thursday hit $200,000 for the first time, making it more than 60 times more valueable than the next most-expensive stock listed on U.S. exchanges.
The milestone further validates CEO Warren Buffett's vision for...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:27 PM
Nordstrom revealed Thursday it is paying $350 million in stock for Chicago-based menswear service Trunk Club.
Nordstrom, which disclosed the terms of the deal as part of its second quarter earnings report, announced last month that it planned to buy...
| Aug 8, 2014
| 5:06 AM
The overall military drawdown has thrown a scare into some areas of the Hampton Roads economy, but a Thursday report from shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries indicated smooth sailing for now.
Second-quarter earnings rose 75 percent compared...
| Aug 4, 2014
| 8:56 AM
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oscar winner Sandra Bullock is Hollywood's highest paid actress with estimated earnings of $51 million over 12 months, followed by Jennifer Lawrence and Jennifer Aniston, Forbes magazine said on Monday.
Bullock, 50, had a big hit...
| Aug 12, 2014
| 9:30 AM
Highland Park will continue to have two publicly-owned golf courses for the foreseeable future, despite recent financial losses and future economic challenges facing both.
The recent announcement that the Highland Park Country Club would continue to...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:00 AM
Universal Pictures' new biopic "Get on Up" about the influential performer James Brown has a clear target audience: fans of the Godfather of Soul.
But the studio ran into the problem of how to broaden the audience and lure younger people with more...
| Aug 5, 2014
| 7:50 PM
Led by its cast of brawny superheroes, a villainous queen and one plucky animated princess, Walt Disney Co.'s film studio drove the company to a 22% increase in net income for its fiscal third quarter.
The company posted net income of $2.25 billion...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 2:18 PM
With a major new Hepatitis C test marketing partnership on the horizon, Bethlehem-based OraSure posted a $2.5 million profit on revenues of $26.4 million in the second quarter, beating analysts' estimates.
That compares to a loss of $5.3 million on...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 6:55 PM
Los Angeles nutritional products company Herbalife reported a lower-than-expected profit for the second quarter and investors hammered its stock in after-hours trading.
Excluding one-time expenses, such as the cost of its aggressive defense against...
| Jul 29, 2014
| 3:49 PM
Aetna on Tuesday beat analysts' expectations for second-quarter earnings as the insurer had growth in membership, revenues and net income.
Net income for the quarter was $548.8 million, or $1.52 per share, compared with $536 million, or $1.49 per share....