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Wells Fargo's net rises, but mortgages slow

...was turned, which is a real positive for our economy, and for Wells Fargo."The bank's fourth-quarter earnings announcement came in much the same way as the third quarter's did, just days after the bank got a black eye related to the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-01-11/wells-fargos-net-rises-mor
Companies rush to blame bad news on payroll tax increase

...many U.S. firms warned in earnings announcements over the past few weeks...nearly 4 percent since its earnings announcement on Feb. 21, while Burger...considered staples.In its earnings announcement, Home Depot said sales were...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-03-03/companies-rush-blame-bad-n
SEC files charges against hedge fund manager Steven A. Cohen

...Nvidia in 2008 and 2009. The SEC said Steinberg had information about both companies ahead of their quarterly earnings announcements.Cohen, who lives in Greenwich, Conn., is one of the highest profile figures in American finance and one of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-19/sec-files-charges-against-
Banks told to keep test results quiet

...of their financial strength, regulators told the companies not to disclose their performance during upcoming earnings announcements, according to industry and government officials who requested anonymity because they are not authorized to discuss...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/04/11/bus_518117.shtml
Business
Intense NASCAR finish parallels battles in retail

...trailing the $73 billion in 2004 sales at The Home Depot, which has 1,972 stores. Both are booming. In earnings announcements posted one day apart this week, both reported strong third-quarter profits. Earnings were up nearly 26 percent...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/11/20/bus_24541.shtml
Business
Stocks lower as investors take profits

...crude prices continued their decline, investors shifted their holdings and took profits ahead of first-quarter earnings announcements and economic reports that could shed light on inflation. "Why wouldn't you take the money off the table...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/04/09/bus_449748.shtml
Business
Top brokerage takes wide loss

...for the quarter totaled $2.99 billion, down 1 percent from $3.02 billion a year earlier. As part of its earnings announcement, Marsh & McLennan said it was cutting its dividend from 34 cents to 17 cents, payable March 30 to shareholders...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/03/02/bus_445804.shtml
Business
EBay's lesson for Google's investors

...216 a share in the session following the Feb. 2 earnings announcement. While the price has pulled back a bit over the...sent its shares tumbling. Since the Jan. 19 earnings announcement, the stock has fallen more than 20 percent to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/02/14/bus_442764.shtml
Business
CVS reports profit up 17.7 percent in second quarter

...stores in the $2.15 billion cash deal, but plans to close between 200 and 225 of them, executives said at its earnings announcement in May. Last month, Eckerd Corp. announced it plans to lay off about 1,400 management and support workers...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/08/05/fin_424342.shtml
Finance
Tokyo stocks end lower, dollar down against yen

...79 percent, on Friday. Volume on the first section was low as investors were sidelined ahead of April-June earnings announcements by major companies this week. Turnover was estimated at 845.30 million shares, down from 991.00 million...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/07/27/fin_423369.shtml
Finance