| Sep 8, 2013
| 6:33 PM
These have not been good times for Corinthian Colleges Inc. or its investors.
Founded in 1995, Corinthian is one of the world's largest for-profit college companies, with an enrollment of about 81,000 students at 111 schools in 25 states and Canada....
| Sep 14, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The job came with certain unassailable perks. When Raquel Pomplun was anointed Playboy's 2013 Playmate of the Year, the 25-year-old model knew she could expect a Playboy Mansion luncheon hosted by Hugh Hefner, a tomato-red 2014 Jaguar convertible and...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 12:21 PM
MGM Holdings Inc., the parent of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Inc., has authorized a $75-million stock repurchase plan and announced a dividend designed to protect the company from a hostile takeover.
Privately held MGM said the move was not being adopted in...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 5:41 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook's 60% jump in revenues may put to rest any nagging doubts investors have had about the giant social network's ability to sell mobile ads.
Advertising on mobile devices accounted for nearly half of Facebook's third...
| Oct 31, 2013
| 10:08 AM
Sony Corp.'s movie unit -- for months the focus of scrutiny from activist hedge fund investor Daniel Loeb -- posted an operating loss of $181 million for the company's fiscal second quarter, a major contributor to its overall poor performance.
| Nov 1, 2013
| 6:00 AM
The fight with CBS left Time Warner Cable with a black eye.
The cable giant said Thursday that it lost 306,000 video subscribers in the third quarter, which includes the roughly 30 days CBS-owned TV stations and the pay-TV channel Showtime were off...
| Nov 1, 2013
| 12:11 PM
Credit ratings agency Moody’s Investors Service Inc. said Friday that it is reviewing Sony Corp.'s credit rating and could downgrade it to junk status.
The news comes one day after Tokyo-based Sony, which reports its earnings in yen but provides...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 8:53 AM
Underwhelming sales of the HTC One and the Samsung Galaxy S4 led the two phone-making technology giants to miss analysts' quarterly profit estimates, according to preliminary earnings reports released Friday.
In the quarter ended June 30, HTC Corp....
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:19 AM
The Kroger Co. will buy Harris Teeter in a $2.5 billion deal, the company announced Tuesday.
Both grocery chains have a presence in Hampton Roads. Right now, Kroger executives are not saying exactly how the merger will change either grocery brand.
| Jul 12, 2013
| 7:14 PM
Wells Fargo & Co. booked a record $5.5 billion in profit during the second quarter despite a dramatic rise in mortgage rates and signs of a slowdown in its refinancing business.
The 19% year-over-year jump in earnings for the nation's largest home...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:44 PM
AeroVironment Inc., hurt by a drop in military contracts for its tiny drones, got a shot in the arm from a new investment company that wants to wean it from the government trough and move its products more into the commercial market.
Engaged Capital, an...