| May 21, 2014
If you've had money in the average fund that invests in large-company stocks, you've made about 1.4 percent this year. But if you're enamored with the edgy, smaller companies that delivered tremendous gains last year, you've probably felt some pain...
| May 20, 2014
| 6:05 PM
EAST HARTFORD — Pratt & Whitney announced Tuesday that it has 5,500 orders for its new engine for commercial aircraft, and the company's president said that the engine program has the long-term potential to sell far more than 10,000 engines.
| May 7, 2014
| 5:30 AM
Walt Disney Co. reported a 27% surge in second-quarter profit, lifted by the continued strong performance of its blockbuster animated film "Frozen."
The world's largest entertainment and media company raked in nearly $2 billion in the three months...
| May 14, 2014
| 7:24 PM
Attendance at SeaWorld parks dropped 13% in the first three months of the year, but park officials say they are still on track to report record finances for the entire year.
SeaWorld Entertainment Inc.'s 11 destinations and parks generated $212...
| May 7, 2014
What do bond investors know that stock investors don't?
The two types of investors seem to have very different views of the near future, leading analysts to ponder who's right. Bond investors seem skeptical about the economy, and their apparent quest...
| May 22, 2014
| 6:32 AM
Sears Holdings Corp. posted a steep first-quarter loss Thursday as revenue continued its seven-year slide amid continued store closures.
The Hoffman Estates-based retailer reported a $402 million loss in the first quarter, or $3.79 per diluted share, a...
| May 27, 2014
| 6:33 PM
The billion-dollar takeover battle targeting Irvine-based Allergan is heading into high gear this week with both sides on the attack.
On Tuesday, Allergan Inc., the maker of Botox, launched a broadside against Canadian rival Valeant Pharmaceutics...
| May 28, 2014
| 10:41 AM
Nearly 11 percent of the Illinois' banks and thrifts were unprofitable in the first quarter, compared with only 7 percent nationally that didn’t make any money, according to a quarterly report issued Wednesday by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp....
| May 8, 2014
| 7:42 AM
Millennial Media shares tumbled 40 percent at the opening bell Thursday on news that its losses more than tripled in the first three months of 2014, despite a 47 percent surge in revenue year-over-year.
The Baltimore-based mobile advertising firm also...
| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 8:30 AM
Scripps Networks Interactive had a strong first quarter, posting a 19% year-over-year profit gain thanks to increased advertising and affiliate revenue at its flagship Food Network and HGTV cablers.
Net income climbed to $128.2 million, on an 8.3%...