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Rising interest rates impacts banks

Jul 12, 2013
As Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase kick off bank earnings season, it's a chance to see the effect rising interest rates are having on our nation's banks.
Posted In: Banks, interest rates, Earnings, Federal Reserve

The problem with focusing on shareholder value

Jun 11, 2013
It's standard practice in today's business world that the focus should be on increasing value to shareholders. But it hasn't always been that way.
Posted In: shareholders, Earnings
A shopper with a telltale bag walks outside a Macy's store in San Francisco in 2013.

Department stores confront slow economy and online sales

May 15, 2013
It's a big week for department-store earnings. How are they faring in the stutter-step economic recovery?
Posted In: Earnings, Macy's, retail sales

Earnings are up, but hold your applause

Apr 25, 2013
So far, the companies have told us mostly good things this earnings season. But Allan Sloan, senior editor-at-large for Fortune magazine, isn't buying it. He says so-called "tax games" obscure business performance.
Posted In: Taxes, Earnings

A check in on earnings, at the half

Apr 24, 2013
Earnings season continues on Wall Street with Procter & Gamble, Ford, Boeing, Qualcomm, and Eli Lilly & Co. all reporting today.
Posted In: Earnings, stock market

Caterpillar profits fall 45%, cuts forecast

Apr 22, 2013
Caterpillar reported disappointing earnings this morning. The heavy-equipment maker announced its profits are down 45 percent and also cut its forecast for the rest of the year.
Posted In: Caterpillar, construction, Earnings

Who needs consumer demand to make money?

Apr 17, 2013
David Kelly, chief global strategist with JP Morgan Funds, explains what's got corporate profits up in a weak economy.
Posted In: Mattel, Bank of America, Earnings

Wells Fargo and JPMorgan Chase: Is it time to stop worrying about them?

Apr 12, 2013
Since the financial crisis, JPMorgan Chase and Wells Fargo have reported healthy report quarterly earnings. So can we finally stop worrying about the health of our financial system?
Posted In: Wells Fargo, JP Morgan Chase, Earnings

The secret behind Bed Bath & Beyond earnings: Finding its niche

Apr 10, 2013
A preview of Bed Bath & Beyond's earnings: Housing uptick helps, and online competition lurks.
Posted In: Bed Bath and Beyond, Earnings, housing market, Retail

Earnings check in: The health of corporate America

Apr 9, 2013
Juli Niemann, analyst with Smith, Moore & Company, joins Marketplace Morning Report host Jeremy Hobson to discuss the latest earnings reports and what they signal about the economy.
Posted In: Earnings, Alcoa

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