| Feb 22, 2012
| 3:18 PM
Hewlett-Packard Co. reported a 44% decline in first-quarter profit and its revenue slightly missed expectations, underscoring the tech giant’s challenges as it works to get back on track under new Chief Executive Meg Whitman.
For the fiscal first...
| 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...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 11:22 AM
Goldman Sachs had a miserable first quarter — but mainly when it comes to public relations. The firm managed to beat analysts' expectations with better-than-anticipated profit, joining a pageant of generally strong earnings reports that buoyed the...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 2:25 PM
Troubled Yahoo Inc. had a bit of good news Tuesday, reporting first-quarter earnings that beat Wall Street’s estimates despite revenue that was essentially flat.
For the three months ended March 31, the online search company said profit rose 28% to...
| Apr 23, 2012
| 9:15 AM
Big summer movies such as “Battleship,” “The Avengers,” “Amazing Spiderman” and “G.I. Joe” – and the packaged toys that will be sold with them – can’t come soon enough forHasbro Inc., whose...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 9:40 AM
Apple Inc.'s stock hit a rough spot earlier this month, but with the stock springing up 9% so far Wednesday, things seem to be smoothing out.
Though the stock had been down about 13% since mid-April, things have changed in the wake of Apple's...
| May 10, 2012
| 9:23 AM
Billionaire investor Warren Buffett, who has recently been swatting at rumors about his health and his company's line of succession, is thinking about things cosmetically these days: Berkshire Hathaway is participating in makeup company Coty Inc.'s $10.6-...
| May 24, 2012
| 10:16 AM
Who wants to have breakfast, or a bauble, at Tiffany’s? Neither tourists nor traders, apparently.
Luxury jewelry chain Tiffany & Co. slashed its forecast for the year, as did Kay and Jared owner Signet Jewelers. Investors were displeased, sending...
| Mar 17, 2011
| 4:32 PM
Is MGM's re-edit of 'Red Dawn' all about the money?...
| Apr 20, 2011
| 4:34 PM
Robust first-quarter earnings reports and another drop in the dollar have set the bulls loose again on Wall Street. The Dow Jones industrial average was up 179 points, or 1.5%, to 12,446 at about 11 a.m. PDT, its highest level......
| Apr 25, 2011
| 4:36 PM
Nintendo's successor to the Wii is a rumor no more. The Japanese video-game company confirmed on Monday that it is developing a new home console that will hit retail shelves in 2012. The new console, which Nintendo hasn't yet publically named, will make...