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Federal Reserve Board Chairwoman Janet Yellen testifies before the House Financial Services Committee July 15, 2015 in Washington, D.C. Yellen told the committee that the Fed is still set to raise short-term interest rates this year.

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.
Posted In: Weekly Wrap, wages, Janet Yellen, interest rates, profits
An Amtrak passenger waits for his train at Penn Station in New York City.

Most Amtrak long-distance routes are unprofitable

May 13, 2015
New York to Washington is the lone bright spot of profitable service.
Posted In: Amtrak, railroads, profits
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Twitter taps the bond market

Sep 11, 2014
Near-zero interest rates have Twitter turning to bonds to raise cash.
Posted In: Twitter, profits, bond market

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.
Posted In: stocks, 2014, profits

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.
Posted In: Amazon, Wal-Mart, profits

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.
Posted In: apple, stock, profits

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?
Posted In: social networks, Facebook, caringbridge, Health, monetize, profits, nonprofits

Hasbro profits fall, board games blamed

Feb 6, 2012
Americans may be buying fewer board games, but we’re still spending tons on “toys.”
Posted In: board game, profits, Hasbro, video games

Corporate profits sagging

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

Fourth quarter profits down for JPMorgan Chase

Jan 13, 2012
America’s biggest bank announces a 23 percent drop in fourth quarter profits but still has its best year ever.
Posted In: banking, J.P. Morgan Chase, profits, net income