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  • Skipping college can cost you $800,000

    Skipping college can cost you $800,000
    NEW YORK — It might be the hottest question in higher education today: Is a college degree still worth its cost? Despite soaring tuitions, a new study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco finds, the general answer is yes: The average U.S....
  • Whole Foods shares tank 20% under pressure in organics

    Whole Foods shares tank 20% under pressure in organics
    Shares in Whole Foods Market Inc. on Wednesday dropped 20 percent after the company cut its 2014 same-store sales and earnings forecast for the third time amid rising competition in the natural and organic grocery sector. Austin, Texas-based Whole...
  • Mondelez, Master Blenders to create global coffee company

    Mondelez, Master Blenders to create global coffee company
    Mondelez International Inc. is combining its coffee business, which includes brands like Maxwell House and Gevalia, with one from a smaller rival and restructuring its business as growth in the global snacks business slows. Mondelez and D.E Master...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter

    Lockheed earnings increase 23% in first quarter
    Despite lower overall revenue, defense giant Lockheed Martin Corp. easily topped Wall Street's profit expectations in the first quarter, the company said Tuesday. The nation's largest defense contractor earned $933 million, or $2.87 a share, in the...
  • 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...