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  • Big blues

    Big blues
    When Ginni Rometty addresses restless shareholders today at IBM’s annual investor day, it will be with the practised air of someone used to handling the regular upheavals of the industry. “This company reinvents itself every decade. It&...
  • Home Depot reports that first-quarter earnings climb 12.5%

    Home Depot said Tuesday that its first-quarter earnings climbed by more than 12%, but the home-improvement chain still missed expectations, blaming a brutal winter season that ate into spring sales. For the three months ended May 4, the company reported...
  • Target's first-quarter profit falls 16%, misses estimates

    Target Corp., struggling to rebound from last year's hacker attack and a botched Canadian expansion, posted first-quarter profit that missed analysts' estimates and cut its annual forecast. Net income fell 16% to $418 million, or 66 cents a share,...
  • Allergan profit beats estimates as Botox maker mulls Valeant bid

    Allergan profit beats estimates as Botox maker mulls Valeant bid
    Allergan Inc., the target of an unsolicited takeover bid by Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc., reported profit that beat analyst estimates as sales of its Botox treatment increased. First-quarter earnings, excluding one-time items, of $1.18 a...
  • Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast

    Herbalife shares rise on repurchase plan, increased earnings forecast
    Herbalife Ltd. shares were up about 2% on news that the company intended to cancel its dividend and use the money on a major repurchase of its shares. Michael O. Johnson, the company's chief executive and chairman, told analysts in a conference call...
  • Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions

    Hillshire Brands, Treehouse Foods plan acquisitions
    Hillshire Brands Co. and TreeHouse Foods Inc. each announced an acquisition on Monday, the latest signals that companies want to cater to diners interested in better-for-you and convenient foods. Both companies have been using acquisitions to grow and...
  • ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year

    ITW beats expectations, raises outlook for the year
    Illinois Tool Works Inc. posted better-than-expected results on Tuesday, and raised its full-year earnings forecast, citing strong sales of components to the auto industry. The Glenview-based diversified manufacturer, which makes everything from vehicle...
  • NBC turnaround, Olympics, Jimmy Fallon help lift Comcast earnings

    The NBC network is beleaguered no more. After nearly a decade in the ratings cellar, NBC is poised to finish the prime-time TV season in May in first place in the coveted advertising demographic of viewers aged 18 to 49.  February's coverage of the...
  • Lockheed profit surges 23%, beats estimates

    Lockheed Martin Corp., the U.S. government's top contractor, said its first-quarter profit jumped 23 percent, topping analysts' estimates even as federal budget cuts sapped sales. Net income from continuing operations rose to $933 million, or $2.87 a...
  • McDonald's posts disappointing quarterly results

    McDonald's posts disappointing quarterly results
    McDonald's Corp. is trying to prove that it has the right recipe for growth after another disappointing quarterly performance. The world's largest restaurant company reported first-quarter sales and profit on Tuesday that missed Wall Street's...
  • Disney: 'We Actually See Growth in the Motion Picture Business'

    Add Bob Iger to the list of high-ranking Hollywood executives who still see the film industry as a growing business for their media companies. "We actually see growth in the motion pictures business," said the Walt Disney Co. chairman and CEO during a...
  • Economy adds 192,000 jobs; unemployment rate holds steady at 6.7%

    Economy adds 192,000 jobs; unemployment rate holds steady at 6.7%
    WASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy added a fairly solid number of new jobs in March as employers reverted to their average pace of hiring after the unusually harsh winter weather. The Labor Department said Friday that the economy created a net 192,000 new...