Posts Tagged ‘quarter’

Apple’s Third Quarter Performance Below Expectations

Apple’s third quarter earnings were below expectations of analysts and Wall Street even though the company sold 17 million iPads, the most it has ever sold. Article © AHN – All Rights Reserved Economy, Business And Finance Stories

Bears Claim Fifth Straight Win, Edge Lions

John Raffel – AHN Sports Correspondent Detroit, MI, United States (AHN) – It wasn’t a typical Chicago Bears defense in the first half. But it sure was in the second half. Jay Cutler passed seven yards to Brandon Manumaleuna for the go-ahead touchdown in the fourth quarter and the defense limited the Detroit Lions to […]

Car, Cigarette Sales Spur Surprise Economic Growth In Japan

Lawrence Mijares – AHN News Contributor Tokyo, Japan (AHN) – Japan has posted a surprising 0.9 percent in its gross domestic product for the third quarter of July to September, up from the previous 0.4 percent in the second quarter. The surge, reported Monday, was mainly attributable to consumer spending on “green” cars before the […]

Barrick Gold profit shines

Barrick Gold has reported record third quarter earnings, boosted by higher production and soaring gold prices. View full post on Canada Business Stories

Office Depot Settles Fair Disclosure Case For $1 Million

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Boca Raton, FL, United States (AHN) – Office Depot has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations that it violated fair disclosure laws in 2007. The Boca Raton-based company was charged with selectively informing analysts and investors that it would not meet earnings estimates and of overstating earnings […]

Diamond Offshore Outperforms

Diamond reported better-than-expected third quarter 2010 earnings of $1.43 per share. View full post on Business Stories

Aussie Job Boom Sends Immigration Warning

Australia’s surging job market, capping its strongest quarter since 2006, signals the government may need to retreat from a campaign pledge to slow population growth as the central bank tries to control inflation. View full post on Finance Stories

Costco Q4 Profits Up 16 Percent

Kris Alingod – AHN News Contributor Issaquah, WA, United States (AHN) – Costco beat analysts’ estimates on Wednesday and posted fourth quarter profits of $432 million. Net income for the quarter ended Aug. 29 rose to 97 cents a share, 16 percent higher than the previous year and better than the 95 cents expected by […]

U.S. Bank Crimes Fall Slightly In 2Q

Bank robberies fell slightly in the second quarter, according to the FBI. Criminals continued to prefer Fridays for their activities, which usually involved a demand note. View full post on Banking Stories