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Third Quarter

Friday Talking Points -- Defending Populism

Chris Weigant | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome back (after we took last week off, to digest) to our Friday roundup! We should have two weeks of news to cover, but nothing much of anything strange or startling happened Thanksgiving week, so we're going to concentrate on just this current week.

Wells Fargo's Earnings Fall Short On 'Uneven' Recovery

Posted 12.17.2011 | Business

(Rick Rothacker and David Henry) - Wells Fargo & Co missed Wall Street earnings estimates by a penny a share as interest income was weaker than ex...

Big Sales At Borders Hurts Barnes & Noble's Profits

Posted 08.21.2011 | Business

NEW YORK (Phil Wahba) - Barnes & Noble Inc (BKS.N), the largest U.S. bookstore chain, reported a deeper quarterly loss on Tuesday as sales came un...

Peter S. Goodman

Corporate Profits Hit New Record, U.S. Workers Still Struggling

HuffingtonPost.com | Peter S. Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Happy days are back! During the summer months, corporations logged their biggest profits since the government started counting way back in the age of ...

FDIC: List Of 'Problem' Banks Grows In Q3

AP | DANIEL WAGNER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The number of banks on the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.'s "problem" list grew over the summer, even as the industry posted solid...

Freddie Mac Posts HUGE Loss In 3Q, Wants $100 Million In Aid

AP | MARCY GORDON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Government-controlled mortgage buyer Freddie Mac managed a narrower loss of $4.1 billion for the third quarter and asked for an add...

William Alden

Goldman, Banks To See Dismal Third Quarter, Analysts Predict

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After pulling in their biggest haul in three years last quarter, bank profits have hit a wall in the first two weeks of September, The Financial Time...

Rupert Murdoch Defends Glenn Beck After Question About Boycott

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Rupert Murdoch called Glenn Beck a "terrific kickoff" for Fox News programs and denied that the network was "subsidizing" Beck's show due to decisions...

Companies Are Gaming The System To Beat Wall Street Expectations

AP | DAVE CARPENTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

CHICAGO — More than 80 percent of major companies reporting third-quarter results this month have beaten Wall Street expectations. So is busines...