- 'Avengers' + 'Star Wars' = big year for Disney Updated: May-05-15 1:13 pm
LOS ANGELES - Who would win if Captain America fought Luke Skywalker? Why Disney, of course, which stands to bring in astronomical amounts of money this year from two big installments of two of the most popular film franchises ever.
- Mothers of young men shot by police call for more oversight Updated: Apr-30-15 2:33 pm
ST. LOUIS - Two St. Louis-area mothers whose sons were fatally shot by police officers say unrest in places like Ferguson and Baltimore won't stop until police work with, instead of against, the black community.
- Exxon's 1Q profit falls 46 percent amid decline in oil price Updated: Apr-30-15 12:49 pm
IRVING, Texas - Exxon earned $4.94 billion in the first quarter, a huge sum but only about half of what the company made last year. Lower oil prices depleted both Exxon's top and bottom lines.
- Report: Bills for proposed new St. Louis stadium total $800K Updated: Apr-30-15 10:36 am
ST. LOUIS - Contractors already have submitted roughly $800,000 in bills toward the development of a billion-dollar proposed football stadium in St. Louis, according to a newspaper report.
- Amgen tops estimates with 51 percent spike in 1Q profit Updated: Apr-21-15 7:31 pm
TRENTON, New Jersey - Amgen Inc. boosted its first-quarter profit by 51 percent, thanks to surging drug sales and ongoing cost cuts designed to free up cash for an unprecedented burst of new product launches.
- GE posts $13.6 billion loss on finance unit sale Updated: Apr-17-15 6:14 pm
NEW YORK - The industrial heart of General Electric, the company's new focus, posted lower revenue and earnings in the first quarter amid an enormous overall loss resulting from its recently-announced sale of most of the assets in its finance subsidiary.
- CSX delivers 11 percent more 1Q profit by controlling costs Updated: Apr-14-15 5:50 pm
OMAHA, Nebraska - CSX Corp.'s first-quarter profit grew 11 percent as it benefited from lower fuel costs, and the railroad announced plans Tuesday to repurchase $2 billion of stock.
- GE pares off financial unit and returns to industrial roots Updated: Apr-10-15 12:52 pm
General Electric is leaving the lending business, a major source of both profit and risk, as it continues to whittle its focus down to an industrial core.