Wal-Mart's bottom line hurt by "shrinkage"

Aug 18, 2015
The company is fighting back against the problem of lost, spoiled and stolen inventory.

Weekly Wrap: Interest rates, Janet Yellen and profits

Jul 31, 2015
Linette Lopez and Felix Salmon join Kai Ryssdal to recap the week in business and finance.

Most Amtrak long-distance routes are unprofitable

May 13, 2015
New York to Washington is the lone bright spot of profitable service.

Twitter taps the bond market

Sep 11, 2014
Near-zero interest rates have Twitter turning to bonds to raise cash.

Will the big profits of 2013 continue this year?

Jan 3, 2014
Leigh Gallagher, of Fortune Magazine, and Felix Salmon, of Reuters, say that last year's profits could mean good news for the economy in 2014.

Amazon's world domination plan: No profits?

Oct 24, 2013
Amazon is looking to grow and dominate, and is willing to sink billions into risky ventures like its streaming video service.

Apple shares feel a blow from 'profit taking'

Apr 17, 2012
Apple's shares dropped about 4 percent yesterday. Its five-day losing streak has wiped out some $60 billion in Apple's market value.

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One social network that promises not to 'monetize' you

Mar 30, 2012
Despite pressure to show uses ads and make hay from their personal data, CaringBridge refuses. They're a special case, but are there lessons here for other social networks?

Hasbro profits fall, board games blamed

Feb 6, 2012
Americans may be buying fewer board games, but we’re still spending tons on “toys.”

Corporate profits sagging

Feb 6, 2012
When there's nothing better to do, Wall Street finds something to obsess about. Today, it's profits.