The chips (makers) are down: Semiconductors suffer on trade tensions

Jun 14, 2019
The industry hoped things would pick up this year. The industry was wrong.
Semiconductors are pictured on a circuit board used in a Samsung video camera in San Jose, California.
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Can credit card companies sustain their rewards programs?

Apr 19, 2019
American Express recently reported quarterly earnings, showing that its single-biggest expense was credit card rewards.
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Coke earnings don't tell the whole tariff story for beverage suppliers

Oct 29, 2018
Coca-Cola is expected to report earnings Tuesday morning before the markets open, and the news could be good for investors. Strong demand for diet beverages in the U.S. continues. Never mind that the company raised prices during the summer, saying…
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Coke earnings don't tell the whole tariff story for beverage suppliers

Oct 29, 2018
Coca-Cola is expected to report earnings Tuesday morning before the markets open, and the news could be good for investors. Strong demand for diet beverages in the U.S. continues. Never mind that the company raised prices during the summer, saying…
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As corporate earnings season rolls on, winners and losers emerge

Tariffs are costing some companies plenty. Others are immune, at least for now, and benefiting from tax cuts.
“We have the highest prices in the world right now for aluminum and steel,” said Kristin Dziczek, a vice president at the Center for Automotive Research. Above, Ford Mustangs are assembled at a plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, in 2004.
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As corporate earnings season rolls on, winners and losers emerge

Tariffs are costing some companies plenty. Others are immune, at least for now, and benefiting from tax cuts.
“We have the highest prices in the world right now for aluminum and steel,” said Kristin Dziczek, a vice president at the Center for Automotive Research. Above, Ford Mustangs are assembled at a plant in Flat Rock, Michigan, in 2004.
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Bank earnings are way, waaay up. Here’s why.

Oct 16, 2018
Quarterly earnings reports out this week from the major banks including JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America show very, very strong gains. Many companies are benefiting from the changed tax code, but banks are a special case. Click…

Bank earnings are way, waaay up. Here’s why.

Oct 16, 2018
Quarterly earnings reports out this week from the major banks including JPMorgan Chase, Goldman Sachs and Bank of America show very, very strong gains. Many companies are benefiting from the changed tax code, but banks are a special case. Click…

U.S. companies are bringing cash home, but not as much as President Trump predicted

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Sep 19, 2018
The trillions that have been earned abroad aren't just sitting in a vault.
President Donald Trump expects more than $4 trillion in overseas corporate profits to flow back to the U.S. soon. Some experts say that's an unrealistic amount.
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