| 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 24, 2014
| 8:06 AM
Walgreen Co. on Tuesday withdrew its profit goals for its 2016 fiscal year, citing unforeseen pressure in its pharmacy operations and a lack of clarity on the final structure it will take following its expected purchase of European drug giant Alliance...
| 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...
| Jun 23, 2014
If delivering products was all there was to running a tech company, Ixia of Calabasas would be in good shape.
Founded in 1997, Ixia began as a provider of high-speed data network systems — extremely fast information pipelines — for well-...
| Jun 5, 2014
| 11:04 AM
At her first shareholders meeting as CEO of Ulta Beauty, Mary Dillon on Thursday said the cosmetics company is progressing toward its goal of opening 1,200 stores in the U.S. and projected sales and earnings growth in the mid-teens percentage range this...
| Jun 6, 2014
| 6:07 PM
Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc., likely a few weeks away from finalizing a $1.8 billion deal to be acquired by Men's Wearhouse, posted a $37.1 million first-quarter loss stemming from merger-related expenses.
In what is probably its last earnings report as...
| Jun 8, 2014
| 7:05 PM
Douglas Emmett Inc. has developed an extremely specific taste in properties: office and residential high-rises in Los Angeles and Honolulu.
At 15.1 million rentable square feet, its office space would cover 262 football fields. With nearly 2,900...
| Jun 11, 2014
| 8:13 AM
Shares of Ulta Beauty jumped 14 percent on Wednesday after a strong earnings report late Tuesday left the cosmetics and salon retailer looking quite pretty.
Ulta shares opened at $96.17 and had climbed to $98 by 10 a.m. Central, up from a Tuesday...
| 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.
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