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FILE- In this Nov. 9, 2017, file photo, Walmart employee Kenneth White scans items while conducting an exercise during a Walmart Academy class session at the store in North Bergen, N.J. Walmart reports financial results Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)
February 20, 2018 - 4:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart is getting bruised in its battle with online leader Amazon. The world's largest retailer on Tuesday reported a smaller-than-expected fourth-quarter profit as it wrestled with slower e-commerce sales during the busiest time of the year. The results underscore the company's...
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FILE - In this Feb. 23, 2015, file photo, Prince Addy of Manassas, Va., straightens up the shelves of roofing products at the Home Depot in Falls Church, Va. Home Depot a reports financial results Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
February 20, 2018 - 8:13 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A strong home-improvement market pushed Home Depot's profit higher in the fourth quarter, topping expectations. The Atlanta company's profit rose 5.6 percent to $1.78 billion, or $1.52 per share, for the three months ended Jan. 28. Earnings, adjusted for pretax expenses, were $1.69...
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FILE - This Jan. 18, 2017, file photo shows a CVS Pharmacy in Pittsburgh. CVS Health Corp. reports earnings, Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
February 08, 2018 - 12:10 pm
CVS Health's fourth-quarter earnings nearly doubled, fueled by a $1.5 billion tax benefit that will help the drugstore chain expand its growing role in customer care. The company said Thursday that it will use the break it gets from the recently completed federal tax overhaul to raise starting pay...
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, Square CEO Jack Dorsey is interviewed on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Twitter CEO Dorsey serves as the head of payments company Square, taking advantage of the companies’ close geographical locations to split his time between the two. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
February 08, 2018 - 9:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter beat Wall Street's cautious expectations with its first quarterly profit in history, but that isn't going to solve the company's broader problems any time soon. The company isn't alone in dealing with abuse, fake accounts and attempts by Russian agents to spread...
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FILE- In this June 24, 2017, file photo, a Telsa car recharges at a Tesla charging station at Cochran Commons shopping center in Charlotte, N.C. Tesla Inc. reports earnings Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)
February 07, 2018 - 5:31 pm
The day after Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk blasted his Tesla Roadster into space, his electric car company's mounting losses brought him back to Earth again. Tesla Inc. posted a record quarterly net loss of $675 million in the fourth quarter, up from a net loss of $121 million in the same period...
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Trader Gregory Rowe works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Friday, Feb. 2, 2018. The stock market closed sharply lower, extending a weeklong slide, as the Dow Jones industrial average plunged more than 600 points. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
February 02, 2018 - 9:18 pm
U.S. stocks slumped Friday, and the market suffered its worst week in two years, as fears of inflation and disappointing quarterly results from technology and energy giants spooked investors. The Dow Jones industrial average dropped by more than 650 points. Bond yields rose and contributed to the...
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FILE - In this July 24, 2017 file photo, the Boeing logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Boeing Co. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, reported fourth-quarter profit of $3.13 billion. The Chicago-based company said it had net income of $5.18 per share. Earnings, adjusted for pretax gains, came to $4.80 per share.(AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 31, 2018 - 8:13 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Boeing's fourth-quarter profit easily topped Wall Street's view, buoyed by strong deliveries and recent tax reform legislation. The aircraft company also released a better-than-expected 2018 outlook. Shares climbed more than 4 percent in Wednesday premarket trading. For the period...
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This Monday, April 24, 2017, photo shows the outside of a McDonald's restaurant in downtown Pittsburgh. McDonald's Corp. reports earnings Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
January 30, 2018 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cheap eats, $1 sodas and a new chicken snack helped bring more people to McDonald's, the company said Tuesday. The world's largest hamburger chain said U.S. sales rose 4.5 percent at established locations during the fourth quarter, thanks to its two-for-$5 deal called McPick 2, soda...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 21, 2017, file photo, a woman walks past a Starbucks coffee shop in Sewickley, Pa. Starbucks Corp. reports earnings Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
January 25, 2018 - 5:55 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks reported disappointing sales growth in its most recent quarter, and shares of the coffee chain fell in after-hours trading Thursday. But the company also said it expects to earn more this year than it had previously expected, due to the recent changes in U.S. tax law that...
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FILE - This Thursday, Nov. 19, 2015, file photo, shows the Ford badge in the grill of a pickup truck. Ford Motor Co. reports earnings, Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File)
January 24, 2018 - 7:31 pm
DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) — Ford Motor Co. reported higher fourth-quarter and full-year earnings Wednesday, but the mood was subdued as the company warned that it's facing a tough year. Sales in North America — responsible for 89 percent of Ford's pretax profits in 2017 — are slowing down after reaching...
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