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...

PepsiCo raises forecast after profit beats

...gains were relatively modest, PepsiCo has been boosting its financial results with a cost-cutting plan expected to generate...sales volume. Although the performance was muted, Chief Financial Officer Hugh Johnston noted in a phone interview that the...

Owens Corning reports Q2 profit of $21 million

...35 billion in 2013.Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman said the insulation and composities business units met expectations for the first half of the year, offsetting weaker financial performance in its roofing division.

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...expectations for the first half of the year, offsetting weaker financial performance in its roofing division.In other newsATLANTA...percent in the second quarter. PepsiCo has been boosting its financial results with a cost-cutting plan expected to generate...

Ford 2Q net income rises 6 percent to $1.3 billion

...partly because it pulled back on truck deals to ensure it has enough inventory as it transitions to the new F-150. But Chief Financial Officer Bob Shanks said that was offset by lower costs for materials such as steel and increases in sales of parts and accessories...

Leaders meet on plans to fill void left by absence of navigators for helping with Obamacare enrollment

...language barrier, said Ed Acevedo of the Asociacion Cultural Hispanoamericana. About three-fourths didn't know there was financial assistance for getting the insurance, he said."These are challenges, or I would say opportunities, to make it better...

GM profit 2Q falls 85 percent on recall costs

...people injured in crashes caused by the switches. It's being administered by compensation expert Kenneth Feinberg.Chief Financial Officer Chuck Stevens said the figure is an estimated total cost based on outside actuarial calculations, but it could go...

CFO says sale of Clippers is needed to settle Sterling's debts

The chief financial officer of Donald Sterling's properties says the billionaire might be forced to sell a large portion of his real estate empire...

Paine relievers

...cited years of violations in numerous areas, such as student financial aid, fiscal stability and institutional policy.Probation...business people to figure out how to right the school's financial ship. Our community is full of qualified professionals who...

McDonald's profit slips; US sales decline

...struggling to boost sales in its flagship market amid intensifying competition, changing eating habits and the persistent financial struggles of its lower-income customers.In the U.S., sales at established locations fell 1.4 percent for the period...