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GM profit 2Q falls 85 percent on recall costs

...its history, posted a net profit of $190 million, or 11 cents per share. A year ago GM made $1.26 billion, or 75 cents per share. Without one-time items GM would have made 58 cents per share, equaling Wall Street's expectations.So far...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/gm-profit-2q-falls
Ford 2Q net income rises 6 percent to $1.3 billion

...percent to $1.3 billion. The profit, of 32 cents per share, was up from 30 cents per share in the same period a year ago.Excluding...money-losing joint venture in Russia, Ford earned 40 cents per share. That beat analysts' forecast of 36...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/ford-2q-net-income
Cabela's posts lower earnings, higher revenue in Q2

...made $43.5 million in profit for the second quarter.The earnings, 61 cents per share, was slightly lower than last year's quarter of $44.5 million, or 62 cents per share.Total revenue was $761.2 million, up from $756.81 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/cabelas-posts-lowe
Eli Lilly reports lower profits on expiring drug patents

...exclusive rights to the antidepressant Cymbalta and osteoporosis drug Evista.Net income fell 39 percent to $734 million, or 68 cents a share, from $1.21 billion, or $1.11 a share a year earlier.However, Lilly said revenue from its animal-health...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-24/eli-lilly-reports-
Owens Corning reports Q2 profit of $21 million

...and fiberglass company Owens Corning reported second quarter proft Wednesday of $21 million, 18 cents per share, down from $49 million, or 41 cents per share, in 2013.Owens Corning, with a facility in Aiken, recorded net sales of $1.36...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-23/owens-corning-repo
Synovus Financial reports Q2 profit of $44 million

Synovus Financial Corp., which has two branches in Augusta, reported quarterly net income of $44.3 million, or 32 cents per share, up from the $30 million reported a year ago.Total revenues were $268.4 million for the second quarter. And...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-23/synovus-financial-
Business news

...fiberglass company Owens Corning reported second-quarter profits Wednesday of $21 million, 18 cents per share, down from $49 million, or 41 cents per share, in 2013.Owens Corning, with a facility in Aiken, recorded net sales of $1.36...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-23/business-news
Delta 2Q profit rises 17 percent

...second quarter, the Atlanta-based company said that net income increased to $801 million, or 94 cents per share, from $685 million, or 80 cents per share, in the same quarter a year ago.Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/finance/2014-07-23/delta-2q-profit-ri
Sheheen wants to dedicate 5 percent of South Carolina's budget to roads; doesn't want gas tax increase

...listen to it and any other ideas."Every idea has to be put on the table for discussion," Sheheen said.At just under 17 cents a gallon, the state's gas tax is one of the lowest in the U.S. and unchanged since 1987.Sheheen said poorer people pay...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2014-07-22/sheheen-wants-dedicate-5-percent-sc
Apple's fiscal third-quarter earnings top analyst forecasts

...closing at $94.72 Tuesday, the stock is just $6.01, or about 6 percent, away from setting a new high. The shares shed 44 cents to $94.28 in Tuesday's extended trading.The chances of Apple unveiling a high-tech watch as a complement to the iPhone...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2014-07-22/apples-fiscal-third-quarte