Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings top analyst forecasts

...third-quarter report.Earnings topped analysts' projections for the period as Apple...the average estimate of $1.23 among analysts surveyed by FactSet. Revenue rose 6 percent...the company switched to in 2012. Some analysts also speculate Apple will simultaneously...

Verizon 2Q profit rises 93 percent

...per share. That just edged out the 90 cents per share that analysts were expecting, according to a survey by Zacks Investment...percent to $31.48 billion from $29.79 billion last year. Analysts expected $31.09 billion, according to Zacks.Before February...

Coke's sales miss estimates as Diet Coke lags

...quarter a year earlier.Excluding one-time items, it earned 64 cents per share, which was a penny more than analysts expected.Revenue dropped 1.4 percent to $12.57 billion. Analysts expected $12.85 billion, according to Zacks.

McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

...June 30, McDonald's earned $1.39 billion, or $1.40 per share. That was short of the $1.43 per share expected by analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research.A year ago, the company earned $1.4 billion, or $1.38 per share.Total revenue...

Netflix's 2nd-quarter earnings more than double as video service hits 50 million subscribers

...share, at the same time last year. This year's earnings per share were a penny above the average estimate among analysts surveyed by FactSet.Revenue climbed 25 percent from last year to $1.3 billion, matching analyst projections.

US home construction drops 9.3 percent in June to rate of 893,000, slowest pace in 9 months

...where construction plunged by 29.6 percent last month.Analysts, however, said that the June decline in construction might...annual rate of 2.9 percent in the January-March quarter but analysts believe growth rebounded to around 3 percent in the April-June...

Poll: Kingston edging ahead of Perdue

...Kingston has managed to retake momentum in the race with under a week to go," said InsiderAdvantage CEO and Fox 5 political analyst Matt Towery.The winner of the runoff between Perdue, the former CEO of Dollar General and Reebok, and Kingston, an 11-term...

Ninety football hall members expected to attend induction ceremony

...CLEMSON: Hired former quarterback Rodney Williams as a color analyst on its football broadcasts.Williams will be teamed with first-year...announcer Don Munson. He will take over for longtime radio analyst Will Merritt, who was offered the chance to return to the...

On The Move

...Technical CollegeWork experience: She was previously director of marketing. KENNETH PERRYNew job title: Human Resources Analyst IIEmployer: City of AugustaWork experience: He was previously a human resource specialist.Education: Associate of science...

Ex-NFL players file suit saying painkillers were easy to get up to 2012

...Court in northern California and amended two weeks later to add another 250. The nine named plaintiffs include current ESPN analyst Marcellus Wiley, Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon and Hall of Fame defensive lineman Richard Dent.It contends the NFL...