For some minor league baseball players, wages can seem like peanuts

Apr 5, 2018
Congress's Save America's Pastime Act may pre-empt a lawsuit challenging teams over player pay.
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Intel earnings expected to weather the Meltdown and Spectre

Jan 25, 2018
Security issues and faulty fixes have vexed computer giant Intel, and that’s just in January. But analysts say the problems probably won’t dent profits in the long term. Intel releases its quarterly earnings report later today. The company has generated…

5 things you need to know about earnings reports

Oct 20, 2017
What the Super Bowl and company earnings reports have in common.

Estee Lauder, meet Kylie Jenner

Aug 18, 2017
Estee Lauder announced earnings this morning. The cosmetics company beat estimates, reporting net income of $229 million, up from $94 million for the same period last year. Net sales rose 11 percent in the fourth quarter. Behind the numbers is…

Corporate profits surprise analysts this earnings season

Jul 31, 2017
Earnings season is well underway, and so far corporate profits for the second quarter have been pretty good. Surprisingly good, actually. Of the companies in the S&P 500 index that have reported results so far, most have exceeded analysts’ expectations.…

If Snap wants better earnings, Wall Street watchers say it needs more users

May 11, 2017
Snapchat’s first quarter earnings fell short of expectations on many fronts, and that has investors wondering if Instagram and its owner, Facebook, are beating Snap at its own game. Instagram and Facebook have copied many popular features of Snapchat and…

Half of college graduates are earning less than they did in 2000

Mar 30, 2017
Meanwhile, the top percentile of wage earners are seeing the fastest wage growth.
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AT&T reports fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday

Jan 25, 2017
Communications giant loses some mobile customers, but gains streaming subscribers.

The outlook for banks under the incoming Trump administration

Jan 13, 2017
With a few banks reporting earnings Friday  — JP Morgan Chase, Wells Fargo, Bank of America — we’ll take a look at banking’s prospects. The new Trump administration and a GOP-controlled Congress have said they plan to dial back Dodd-Frank…