| Aug 22, 2013
| 3:51 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported second-quarter sales growth that topped analysts’ expectations as mobile advertising revenue surged year over year.
The Oakland company generated $157.4 million in revenue in the quarter ended July...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 1:30 AM
The United States, which was once so dependent on imported oil that energy laws were designed to conserve domestic reserves, is now expected to be energy-independent by 2020. In fact, the nation is rapidly overtaking Russia to become the world's largest...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 6:52 PM
Megabanks aren't the only financial firms to meet or beat expectations this earnings season.
Many California regional banks are reporting stronger earnings and putting new loans on their books, thanks to the improving economy and progress in dealing...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 7:19 PM
Enjoy the stock market's latest record while you can.
The Dow Jones industrial average and Standard & Poor's 500 index both turned in fresh highs Thursday, propelled by favorable earnings and a drop in jobless claims.
Share prices also got a boost...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 6:20 PM
NEW YORK — Investors pushed major U.S. indexes to a fresh round of all-time highs this week after strong profit reports from Wall Street banks were seen as another sign that the economy is improving.
Citigroup Inc., Goldman Sachs and Morgan...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Apple Inc. reports its third-quarter financial results after the markets close Tuesday, and expectations for the tech giant aren't high.
A prolonged product drought has dampened the fervor that had surrounded the company over the last few years, with...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Powered by brisk sales of profitable pickup trucks, growing business in China and fewer losses in Europe, Ford Motor Co. posted a big gain in profit in the second quarter.
Ford’s profit roses 18.5% to a $1.2 billion. Revenue rose 14.4% to $38.1...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 2:48 PM
Rupert Murdoch's newly streamlined 21st Century Fox media company missed Wall Street's profit expectations for the fiscal first quarter, despite raking in higher revenue from television programming fees and advertising sales.
The quarter ended Sept....
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
AMC Networks, operator of the AMC and IFC cable networks, said net income rose handily in the third quarter on the strength of advertising sales and affiliate fees that increased thanks to original programs like "The Walking Dead" and "Breaking Bad."
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Scripps Networks Interactive, parent company of Food Network, HGTV, Travel Channel and other lifestyle cablers, posted a solid profit gain for the third quarter but also saw expenses rise 13% thanks to increased investments in programming and digital...
| Jul 25, 2013
| 8:09 AM
Profits at General Motors Co. fell by 19% during the second quarter as losses in Europe continued to offset strong sales in North America.
GM posted a proft of $1.2 billion, down from $1.5 billion in the same period a year earlier. Revenue rose 4% to...
| Oct 24, 2013
| 6:21 PM
NEW YORK — Bank of America Corp. is slashing 1,200 jobs in its mortgage division as the company's refinancing business slows amid rising interest rates.
The Charlotte, N.C.-based bank made the cuts this week, a BofA representative said. The jobs...