| Apr 22, 2014
| 11:43 AM
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...
| Jan 30, 2014
| 5:56 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — As far as Wall Street is concerned, Google Inc. can build all the robots and self-driving cars that it wants as long as it keeps growing its main business: online advertising.
And increasingly, that means selling ads that are shown...
| Mar 7, 2014
| 9:07 AM
U.S. job growth accelerated sharply in February despite the icy weather that gripped much of the nation, easing fears of an abrupt economic slowdown and keeping the Federal Reserve on track to continue reducing its monetary stimulus.
Employers added 175,...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 5:27 AM
AbbVie Inc. said its fourth-quarter results were in line with analysts expectations and released positive results on its final-phase clinical trials for a promising new drug to treat certain patients with Hepatitis C.
The North Chicago...
| Feb 3, 2014
| 3:00 PM
Shares in U.S. mobile operators fell sharply on Monday after a AT&T Inc price cut fueled fears from investors that market leader Verizon Wireless and other rivals would have to react. AT&T shares closed down 4 percent a day after the No. 2 U.S. mobile...
| Apr 23, 2014
| 6:48 AM
Three months ago, when Apple reported its holiday earnings, the company posted record revenues thanks to refreshed lines of iPads and iPhones that had launched in the fall.
But instead of basking in a big win, Apple got pounded by Wall Street because...
| Feb 5, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Time Warner's fourth quarter results topped Wall Street forecasts, with the better-than-expected revenue increase driven by the cable TV businesses and Warner Bros.'s theatrical releases.
The media conglom's revenue rose 5% in the fourth quarter, to $8....
| Apr 15, 2014
| 6:40 AM
Lincolnshire-based barcode printer maker Zebra Technologies Corp. said it would buy Motorola Solutions Inc.'s enterprise business, which makes rugged mobile computers, tablets and barcode scanners, for $3.45 billion in cash.
The deal will allow Zebra,...
| Apr 16, 2014
| 5:27 AM
Abbott Laboratories said Wednesday its first-quarter profit fell 31.1 percent to $375 million, or 24 cents a share, as certain one-time costs, including expenses associated with repatriating international profits, ate away at its bottom line.
| Feb 5, 2014
| 5:55 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Back when Twitter crashed frequently, users were shown the "fail whale," a flock of Twitter birds lifting an apologetic marine mammal.
For investors, the "fail whale" made a comeback Wednesday as Twitter Inc. released its first...
| Jan 28, 2014
| 9:08 AM
Citing lower sales to the U.S. government, Melbourne-based Harris Corp. posted lower quarterly revenue and profit Tuesday, generating mixed results for Wall Street.
The electronics and communications company earned $137 million, or $1.27 a share, in its...
| Feb 6, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Citing a strong performance by "The Hunger Games: Catching Fire," Lionsgate has reported earnings of $88.8 million, or 64 cents a share -- well above Wall Street forecasts of 44 cents -- for its third quarter ended Dec. 31.
The third-quarter earnings...