Profits are up, according to a business survey. This time, it probably isn't due to "greedflation."

Apr 22, 2024
Companies don't have the pricing power they had in the pandemic recovery. Now it's more like the before times.
A survey from the National Association for Business Economics found that profits hit their highest level since October 2021.
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Uber finally makes a profit off ride-sharing

Aug 1, 2023
Investors stuck with the company even when it was losing money, because they knew it had wormed its way into our everyday lives.
Uber became a verb before it became profitable.
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In the midst of inflation, companies continue to hike prices — and reap major profits

Apr 27, 2023
So far, price increases have not driven customers away. But there’s evidence that is starting to change.
While consumers are frustrated about continued price hikes, they still seem willing to spend.
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One route to avoiding layoffs? "If businesses accept lower profit margins," said Wells Fargo economist Sarah House.
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How shareholders jumped to first in line for profits

Apr 25, 2022
A business theory helped put profits for shareholders ahead of other corporate interests.
Milton Friedman, one of the most influential economists of the 20th century.

Companies' costs are up, but for many, so are profits

Feb 3, 2022
That’s because for certain things …customers are just willing to pay more.
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For public good, not for profit.

Amazon sacrifices profits for faster shipping

Oct 25, 2019
The company's spending a lot of money to make sure you get your meat thermometer the same day you order it.
Two-day shipping used to be Amazon's signature. Now, its competitors offer the same.
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Banks count their blessings in recovery

Oct 12, 2018
Three big banks posted their quarterly results Friday. And they were good. When you hear that profits at a bank like JPMorgan Chase were up almost 25 percent, you have to wonder: Why? Well, one reason is banks are making a lot more from you and me. Click the audio player above to hear the […]
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