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Corporate Earnings

5 Ways to Profit From Lessons Learned Abroad

Gemma Godfrey | Posted 04.15.2014 | Business
Gemma Godfrey

While raising interest rates may dampen falls in a country's currency in the short term, this is not always enough to calm a sell-off and a higher interest rate can hamper growth, squeezing the country further.

Equity Bubble Based on Unsustainable Earnings

Michael Pento | Posted 05.21.2013 | Business
Michael Pento

Starting in 2008 the government began to bail out the crumbling asset bubble known as the real estate market, which also benefited the financial sector of the economy. This was accomplished by simply doubling down on the same philosophy that created the bubble in the first place.

There's A Crisis And For Once, It's Not America's Fault

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 10.24.2012 | Business

Thing One: Rest Of World Gets Even With America For Financial Crisis: The global economy is a mess, and for once it's not America's fault. But Amer...

Company Accidentally Tells People That Thousands Will Lose Their Jobs

Reuters | Posted 12.24.2012 | Business

Oct 23 (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co was forced to announce a restructuring program on Tuesday after accidentally sending a draft of its press release...

Dow Takes Huge Plunge On Weak Corporate Earnings

AP | CHRISTINA REXRODE | Posted 12.23.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Nobody was expecting this round of corporate financial reports to be great. But underwhelming results – particularly revenue, w...

Corporate America Is Doing Terribly, But All Its CEOs Are Claiming 'We Made Good Progress'

Reuters | Posted 12.20.2012 | Business

* In latest 24 hours, most missed on revenue and/or profit * Most companies so far have missed on revenue estimates By B...

Move Over Libor, Corporate Earnings Are Manipulated Too

Posted 10.10.2012 | Business

A warning to those following earnings season closely: Don't trust what you read. About 20 percent of companies “manage” their books to mischar...

Corporations (Finally) Feel Your Pain

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 09.17.2012 | Business

Thing One: Companies Feel Your Pain: Are corporations not people, too, my friend? If you prick them, do they not bleed money? The answer to the fir...

Fortune 500 Companies Made Record $824 Billion Profit In 2011

The Huffington Post | Alexander Eichler | Posted 05.08.2012 | Business

Poverty is rampant. Hunger is widespread. But don't worry about America's largest corporations -- they're doing just fine. Fortune released its ann...

More Bad News For Walmart De Mexico

Reuters | Posted 06.23.2012 | Business

* Q1 profit 4.712 bln pesos vs 4.502 bln pesos year earlier * Revenue up 14 pct * Executives discuss recognition, not br...

Best Rally In A Month

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.12.2012 | Business

The U.S. stock market has shaken off its worst plunge in months by having a crazy two-day rally, fueled mainly by wishful thinking. The Dow Jones I...

Companies Feel Your Pain, Sort Of

The Huffington Post | Mark Gongloff | Posted 04.09.2012 | Business

Though you cannot roll each one of them up and smoke them, you still need to know seven and a half things each day, and here they are: Thing One: S...

Big Bank Sees Profit Drop On Lower Investment Banking Income

AP | PALLAVI GOGOI | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — Citigroup has a world of problems. The bank is proud of its global reach – 1,400 branches in 46 countries. But in Asia, the ec...

Wells Fargo Sees Profit Boost, As Bank Set Aside Less To Cover Bad Loans

Reuters | Posted 03.18.2012 | Business

* Q4 EPS 73 cents per share vs. 61 cents a year ago * Bank set aside less money for bad loans * Wells posts 2 percent co...

Drug Giant Beats Profit, Sales Forecasts

Posted 01.01.2012 | Business

Pfizer Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly results, helped by sales growth of its prescription drugs in emerging markets and its animal he...

U.S. Dollar Hits Three-Year Low Against Other Currencies

Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

LONDON (Jessica Mortimer) - The dollar hit a three-year low against a basket of currencies on Thursday as strong corporate earnings buoyed risk ap...

Global Stocks Hit Highest Level In Nearly Three Years

Posted 06.21.2011 | Business

(Emelia Sithole-Matarise) - World equities jumped to their highest level in nearly 33 months on Thursday while the dollar hit a three-year low as ...

Investors Biggest Worry: The End Of Fed's Cheap Money Era

Posted 06.08.2011 | Business

CHICAGO (By Doris Frankel) - The end of super-cheap money from the Federal Reserve is trumping corporate earnings results as a key risk to hedge f...

Dow Bull

Daniel Bruno Sanz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Daniel Bruno Sanz

The following are first quarter 2010 estimates of earnings per share (EPS) for the thirty companies that make up Dow Jones Industrial Average.

Don't Confuse Corporate Earnings With A Recovery

wsj.com | ZACHARY KARABELL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Despite grim predictions, most major U.S. companies have reported positive earnings for the second quarter of 2009. Given how wrong past predictions h...

Corporate Earnings Provide Good Lesson On Budgeting

Charlie Farrell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlie Farrell

Companies have slashed their expenses to become lean and mean. You should be doing the same in your own household.

Sirius Sweetens Earning Report To Obscure Losses

Crain's New York Business | Aaron Elstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The economy is a mess, and profits are under extreme pressure. Now comes the furious corporate spin to cast ugly results in the best possible light. A...