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General Electric, McDonald's report earnings

Apr 23, 2012
McDonald's said today its profits were up 7 percent last quarter, thanks to a 9 percent rise in U.S. restaurant sales and a 5 percent boost in Europe. Also General Electric reported an 11 percent drop in profit during the first three months of the year.
Posted In: McDonald's, General Electric, Europe

MIDDAY UPDATE: Chinese TV ads, debt control and Starbucks app

Jan 19, 2011
President Obama welcomes Chinese President Hu Jintao to the U.S. this week for a state visit. President Hu also will meet with key U.S. corporate...
Posted In: ceo, China, debt, equifax, General Electric, Goldman Sachs, Hu Jintao, mid-day update, President Obama, starbucks, TV commercials

MIDDAY UPDATE: FCC and the census

Dec 21, 2010
The first figures from the U.S. Census are out today. Eve Troeh looks at how the census population numbers will affect how federal funding will be...
Posted In: advertising, census 2010, economic indicator, General Electric, mid-day update, online advertising, water

GE's getting electric

Nov 11, 2010
General Electric has just revved up interest in the emerging market for electric cars. The company announced today it will buy 25,000 electric...
Posted In: Auto, Chevy Volt, electric cars, General Electric, General Motors

MID-DAY UPDATE: Obama's top economic policy adviser leaving- now what?

Sep 22, 2010
White House National Economic Council director Larry Summers will return to Harvard at the end of the year. Who might replace him and what does...
Posted In: Arctic, ATT, eggs, energy, Facebook, GE, General Electric, kilts, Larry Summers, light bulbs, mid-day update, salmonella, sporran, water

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