| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:05 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — In fewer than 140 characters, or 24 words, Twitter Inc. disclosed that it was planning the highest-profile public stock offering since Facebook Inc.
But that was about all it did, leaving stunned investors and analysts scrambling...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Profits at General Motors Co. fell by 19% during the second quarter as losses in Europe continued to offset strong sales in North America.
GM posted a proft of $1.2 billion, down from $1.5 billion in the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose 4% to...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 8:07 AM
General Motors Co. said its profit fell in the third quarter, but the automaker’s results also demonstrated that its troubled European operations are improving.
GM’s profit fell 53% to $698 million in the quarter compared with the same...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 8:43 AM
Matching a trend set last week by its domestic rivals, Chrysler Group reported healthy second quarter earnings Tuesday, helped by the strong U.S. auto market and a boom in profitable truck sales.
The Auburn Hills, Mich., automaker said it posted...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:35 AM
Tesla Motors shares plunged in early trading Wednesday after the electric car maker said a battery shortage was limiting sales and that it is spending heavily on research and development to bring new models to market.
Shares of the automaker dropped 16%...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:18 PM
Tesla Motors Inc. narrowed its losses in both the fourth quarter and the year as the electric car maker ramped up sales both in the U.S. and internationally and collected about $150 million from the sale of environmental credits.
Shares of Tesla...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 7:30 AM
General Motors Co. posted a small increase in fourth-quarter profit but its results for the period disappointed Wall Street as business deteriorated in Asia and South America and the costs of restructuring operations in Europe mounted.
| Mar 25, 2013
| 4:45 PM
With Jos. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. likely poised to announce year-end and fourth-quarter results this week, investors and analysts wonder just how bad it will be.
So far this year, stock in the Hampstead-based men's apparel chain has sat out the stock...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:55 PM
The Travelers Cos. said Monday it will spend $1.125 billion to acquire a Canadian insurer, its biggest acquisition in almost a decade and a major move into international markets.
Travelers is buying The Dominion of Canada General Insurance Co. of Toronto...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 3:41 PM
Lululemon Athletica Inc.’s black yoga pants may have made a comeback after being recalled for being too sheer, but the same can’t be said for the company’s chief executive, Christine Day.
Five and a half years after taking over the...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:32 PM
The state-owned Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay resort in Cambridge continues to deplete a reserve fund to cover its semiannual debt payments because it is not making enough money.
The state withdrew $2 million from the reserve June 1, cutting the fund's...