Earnings

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Tiffany and Michael Kors reported very different results. Tiffany beat, while Michael Kors reported its slowest sales growth since it started trading.

Best Buy’s surprise quarter

Best Buy bucked the retail trend, reporting both profit and sales that topped Wall Street’s forecasts.

HP’s earnings top expectations

HP reported mixed results, but despite a drop in revenue the stock climbed after the bell. Dominic Chu has the details.

Johnson & Johnson meets investors

Johnson & Johnson outlines a strategy to revive growth at its analyst meeting.

Retail winners & losers

Walmart, the world’s largest retailer, reports a big earnings miss and says it has a lot of obstacles working against it.

Retail earnings preview

It’s a big week for retail earnings and some of the world’s most recognizable stores are facing some very big obstacles.

Disney yields magical results

Disney beat on both earnings and revenue with a big lift from the company’s theme parks.

Exxon’s big earnings beat

Oil’s slide hurt Exxon’s profit, but the company’s results beat forecasts, thanks to a five-fold profit rise in its refining business.

Dollar headwinds hit big pharma

The dollar is hammering the global pharmaceutical industry. Bertha Coombs explains what companies are doing to mitigate the impacts.

Winning quarter for UPS

UPS, a company long regarded as an indicator of U.S. economic health, says profitability improved across all of its business segments in the first quarter.

iPhone sales surge

Apple reported a blowout quarter selling more than 61 million iPhones in the first three months of the year.

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It’s been a great earnings season for options traders. A few weeks ago, Goldman Sachs’ options research team looked at the historical returns that would have been yielded by a strategy of buying at-the-money call options on stocks five days before their earnings, and selling them the day after. Since a call represents the right …

Trains vs. trucks

There are two very different earnings stories going on in the transportation sector. Morgan Brennan explains.

Global economy hits earnings

Caterpillar, 3M and Procter & Gamble are sending a message to the markets about the global economy.

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Petrobras gas station in Brazil

Brazilian oil giant Petrobras lost 26.6 billion reais ($8.8 billion) in the fourth quarter after taking a write-down of 50.8 billion reais ($16.8 billion) due to corruption and other disruptions, the company said on Wednesday, according to Reuters. Write-downs linked to a corruption scandal amounted to 6.19 billion reais (about $2 billion), while remaining losses …