| Feb 27, 2014
| 12:09 PM
Lego: Everything is awesome for toy brick company Lego, which said Thursday that its global sales rose 10% last year even as the global toy market suffered a slight revenue slide.
The Danish company, whose star turn in “The Lego Movie” has...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 7:33 AM
The holiday season was never going to be easy for Target Corp. as it tried to lift foot traffic and keep up with competitors’ discounts.
But it was the vast data breach at the Minneapolis retailer in the heat of Christmas shopping season that...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 2:09 PM
U.S. banking industry earnings increased nearly 10% last year to a record $154.7 billion, according to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., due mainly to banks setting aside less money to cover potential loan losses and litigation costs.
The FDIC said...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 5:17 PM
NEW YORK — Bank of America Corp.'s fourth-quarter profit surged as the financial giant continued to work through its hangover from the housing meltdown.
The Charlotte, N.C., bank Wednesday reported net income of $3.4 billion, or 29 cents a share,...
| Jan 17, 2014
| 3:11 PM
General Electric Co. shares fell the most in seven months after Chief Executive Jeffrey Immelt failed to deliver on a profit-margin forecast that he had been repeating for more than a year.
GE shares dropped 62 cents, or 2.3%, to $26.58 on Friday...
| Jan 20, 2014
Republican governor hopeful Bruce Rauner has shaped a campaign narrative as a business-savvy, detail-oriented Mr. Fixit in a state in dire need of fixing. But there's one investment in the venture capitalist's portfolio that diverts sharply from that...
| Jan 22, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Don't tread on Netflix traffic, CEO Reed Hastings warned Internet service providers in an investor letter Wednesday accompanying its fourth quarter earnings, which sent the stock soaring 17% in after-hours trading.
With the company's stock taking a...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:58 AM
United Continental Holdings, the Chicago-based parent of United Airlines, on Thursday said it turned a profit of $1.1 billion in 2013, an 84 percent increase over the previous year, helped by strong fourth-quarter earnings that exceeded Wall Street...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Apple Inc.'s experiment with rolling out two new iPhones at the same time backfired as weak demand for the cheaper version with a plastic case led the company to sell fewer smartphones than expected during the holiday quarter.
Although Apple on Monday...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 9:21 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- Chances are Facebook is going to blow out the candles on its 10th anniversary with another blowout quarter.
Fueled by revenue from the ads that Facebook users see on mobile devices and video ads that automatically play in their News...
| Jan 29, 2014
| 1:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With a little help from its billion or so friends, Facebook seems to have cracked the code on how to turn the world's largest social network into a moneymaking machine.
The giant social network which began as a project in Mark...