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Stories with subject: Financial performance
  • SEC's Slive steps down amid record revenue, new conduct rule story has photos
    Updated: May-29-15 5:18 pm

    DESTIN, Florida - Southeastern Conference Commissioner Mike Slive unexpectedly stepped down Friday, just minutes after announcing record revenue and a groundbreaking rule.

  • Ratings firm leaves grades unchanged for Wynn, Sands and MGM 
    Updated: May-29-15 5:01 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Fitch Ratings analysts say they aren't changing ratings for Wynn Resorts Ltd., Las Vegas Sands Corp. and MGM Resorts International despite a worse than expected situation in the lucrative Asian-gambling enclave of Macau that has dragged down finances.

  • Ratings firm leaves grades unchanged for Wynn, Sands and MGM 
    Updated: May-29-15 3:26 pm

    LAS VEGAS - Fitch Ratings analysts say they aren't changing ratings for Wynn Resorts Ltd., Las Vegas Sands Corp. and MGM Resorts International despite a worse than expected situation in the lucrative Asian-gambling enclave of Macau that has dragged down finances.

  • Bankrupt Caesars division has until November to file plan 
    Updated: May-29-15 6:34 am

    LAS VEGAS - A bankruptcy judge says Caesars Entertainment Operating Co. has until Nov. 15 to file a reorganization plan and until Jan. 15, 2016 to get its creditors on board.

  • MGM Resorts re-elects entire slate of incumbent directors 
    Updated: May-28-15 7:51 pm

    LAS VEGAS - An MGM Resorts International spokesman says shareholders re-elected the company's existing board of directors at its annual meeting Thursday.

  • Abercrombie posts bigger loss, but expects sales to improve 
    Updated: May-28-15 5:02 pm

    NEW ALBANY, Ohio - Abercrombie & Fitch, which is the midst of overhauling its racy image, said it expects sales to improve in the next year.

  • Bush earned millions in juggling act as corporate adviser story has photosstory has video
    Updated: May-28-15 4:32 pm

    WASHINGTON - During his transition from Florida governor to likely presidential candidate, Jeb Bush served on the boards of or as an adviser to at least 15 companies and nonprofits, a dizzying array of corporate connections that earned him millions of dollars and occasional headaches.

  • Lease sale closes on Indiana Toll Road for $5.72B 
    Updated: May-28-15 2:06 pm

    GRANGER, Indiana - Australian investment consortium IFM Investors has closed on its $5.72 billion purchase of another company and its lease on the Indiana Toll Road was filed Wednesday in federal bankruptcy court in Chicago.

  • Etihad Airways profit jumps by over half to $73 million 
    Updated: May-28-15 10:21 am

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Etihad Airways, the United Arab Emirates' fast-growing national carrier, said Thursday its profit rose by more than half to $73 million last year but warned that "aggressive protectionist sentiment" in the West threatens its future prospects.

  • Express has little in the way of retail blahs in 1Q 
    Updated: May-28-15 8:32 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Solid sales growth at Express pushed the clothing retailer beyond Wall Street's first-quarter expectations and the company boosted its full-year earnings forecast.

  • Exxon shareholders to vote on climate change, fracking story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 5:42 pm

    DALLAS - Shareholders of big oil companies overwhelmingly rejected several environmental resolutions including proposals to put climate-change experts on their boards and set goals for greenhouse-gas emissions.

  • Tiffany and Michael Kors are big market movers 
    Updated: May-27-15 4:39 pm

    NEW YORK - Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Wednesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:

  • US bank earnings up 6.9 percent in Q1 story has photos
    Updated: May-27-15 3:47 pm

    WASHINGTON - U.S. banks' earnings rose 6.9 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier as revenues increased, delinquent loans continued to fall and the number of "problem" banks reached a six-year low.

  • McDonald's targets bun toasting, burger searing 
    Updated: May-27-15 12:54 pm

    NEW YORK - McDonald's is tweaking how it cooks it burgers in hopes of winning back customers.

  • Tiffany's first quarter is a diamond in the rough 
    Updated: May-27-15 9:58 am

    NEW YORK - Tiffany overcame a strong dollar and while sales slid, the luxury retailer fared much better than many had expected in the first quarter.

  • Media heads rule ranks of best-paid CEOs story has photos
    Updated: May-26-15 8:47 pm

    NEW YORK - They're not Hollywood stars, they're not TV personalities and they don't play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league.

  • TiVo's 1Q results top analysts' projections, lift stock 
    Updated: May-26-15 5:56 pm

    SAN JOSE, California - TiVo Inc. attracted another 285,000 subscribers to its digital video recording technology during its fiscal first quarter, helping propel the company to a performance that exceeded analysts' projections.

  • Company that owns Butte hotel files for bankruptcy 
    Updated: May-26-15 4:01 pm

    BUTTE, Montana - The company that owns the Copper King Hotel in Butte has filed for bankruptcy protection, postponing a public auction that was set for next week.

  • Hawaii hotels set first-quarter revenue record 
    Updated: May-26-15 2:48 pm

    HONOLULU - According to a new report, Hawaii's hotel industry has set a new first-quarter revenue record.

  • Ryanair beats forecasts again as annual profits rise 66 pct story has photos
    Updated: May-26-15 10:38 am

    DUBLIN - Europe's leading budget airline Ryanair has beaten forecasts again, reporting full-year net profits of 867 million euros ($949 million), 66 percent higher than the year before.

  • Credit rater to downgrade Mississippi Power on Kemper woes 
    Updated: May-22-15 6:56 pm

    JACKSON, Mississippi - The decision by a group of electrical cooperatives to pull out of planned purchase of 15 percent of a Kemper County power plant is likely to mean a credit downgrade for Mississippi Power Co.

  • Murray Energy expects more than 1,800 coal mine layoffs 
    Updated: May-22-15 6:46 pm

    CHARLESTON, West Virginia - Appalachian coal mining suffered a double blow Friday, as Murray Energy announced plans to lay off more than 1,800 miners, most from West Virginia, and Alpha Natural Resources told another 439 Mountain State miners they could be out of work.

  • Correction: Earns-Liberty Media story 
    Updated: May-22-15 5:49 pm

    ENGLEWOOD, Colorado - In a story May 8 about Liberty Media's earnings -- generated by Automated Insights using data from Zacks Investment Research -- the Associated Press reported erroneously the company's stock performance over the last 12 months. At that time, Liberty Media shares had risen 10.6 percent over the last 12 months.

  • Surviving Atlantic City casinos' operating profit increases 
    Updated: May-22-15 2:56 pm

    ATLANTIC CITY, New Jersey - As four Atlantic City casinos shut down last year, those that remained voiced optimism that their own performance would improve.

  • Campbell Soup says 3Q profit and soup sales declined 
    Updated: May-22-15 1:33 pm

    CAMDEN, New Jersey - Campbell Soup said Friday that its net income and revenue fell in the fiscal third quarter, with U.S. soup sales declining.