| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
About Brown Shoe Co. Inc.
What does the company do? Footwear wholesaler and retailer
2010 Financial report (Fiscal year ending in January 2011):
Net sales: $2.5 billion
Net income: $37 million
Q. What's wrong with Brown...
| Sep 30, 2013
| 8:30 PM
There are no sure things in the stock market. But the odds of making a market-beating profit turn in your favor if you buy companies that split their stock.
In theory, a split has no impact on a stock's value. Nevertheless, companies that divide their...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 4:42 PM
NEW YORK — The financial crisis has finally caught up with Jamie Dimon.
As leader of JPMorgan Chase & Co., he steered the nation's largest bank through the Wall Street collapse of 2008. At the prodding of panicked U.S. regulators, the mighty New...
| Oct 17, 2013
| 5:45 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — Google Inc.'s quarterly results topped Wall Street expectations as the technology giant continued to grow its mobile advertising business, propelling its shares into record territory.
The company keeps minting money despite...
| Aug 12, 2013
| 5:48 PM
The Dole Food Co. agreed Monday to sell all its remaining shares to the company's chairman and chief executive, David H. Murdock, taking the Westlake Village produce giant private in a sweetened deal valued at $1.2 billion.
The 90-year-old Los Angeles...
| Nov 21, 2013
| 2:54 PM
Internet radio company Pandora Media Inc. reported third-quarter sales that exceeded analysts' expectations as mobile advertising grew by more than half. But the company swung to a net loss as it spent more on marketing, sales and product development. ...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Netflix's volatile stock soared to new highs Monday after the Internet streaming company beat Wall Street expectations on sub growth -- but investors retreated a day later, sending shares down 9%.
The decline came after several analysts sounded the alarm...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 12:25 PM
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp. reported a profit of $505,000 for the fiscal quarter ending Sept. 30 -- a significant decline from the same quarter a year earlier, when the studio made $75.5 million.
Revenue was $498.7 million, down 29% from $707 million...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 9:14 AM
Brick-and-mortar is not enough for Macy’s Inc. and Saks Inc.
It’s all about the so-called omni-channel shopping experience for both the department store chain and the luxury retailer. The tactic tries to lure consumers by offering buying...
| May 17, 2013
| 10:37 AM
SACRAMENTO -- Earlier this week, Gov. Jerry Brown surprised budget watchers with his pessimistic outlook for California’s future, predicting that state revenues will come in about $2 billion lower next year than his administration thought in...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:11 AM
Shoppers trod carefully in January, lured into stores by retailers dangling post-holiday clearance deals but spending sparingly to balance out higher payroll taxes and lingering economic uncertainty.
Same-store sales at major retailers such as...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 8:12 AM
Facebook’s short life so far as a public company continues to be inauspicious, as its stock plunged as much as 17% to a new low of $22.28 in early trading Friday.
Investors are taking out their disappointment on the company after it reported less...