Despite Drop In 4Q Profits, St. Jude Tops Wall Street Forecasts St. Jude Medical Inc.'s fourth quarter profit fell 54 percent on a mix of lackluster sales and higher expenses, but its adjusted results still beat expectations.
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Despite Volatile Stock Market, Experts Say Don't Panic With Your MoneyAt one point, the Dow plunged more than 500 points Wednesday before bouncing back to close off by nearly 250. Plummeting oil prices and China's economic slowdown are dragging the markets down.
General Mills 2Q Meet Wall Street ExpectationsGeneral Mills Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal second-quarter earnings of $529.5 million. The Minneapolis-based company said it had profit of 87 cents per share. Earnings, adjusted for non-recurring gains, came to 82 cents per share.
US Stocks Surge, Snapping 6-Day Losing StreakThe Dow Jones industrial average rocketed more than 600 points Wednesday, its biggest gain in seven years, snapping a six-day losing streak that had Americans nervously checking their investment balances.
Good Question: What Is A 'Market Correction'?After another day of huge sell-offs on Wall Street, the Dow Jones is down 13 percent and the S&P 500 is down 11 percent from their highs back in May. That means it's an official market correction.
U.S. Stocks Finish Down 588 PointsU.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points at one point in a sell-off that sent a shiver of fear from Wall Street to Main Street.
UnitedHealth Tops Street 2Q ForecastsUnitedHealth Group hiked its earnings forecast for the second time this year after quarterly profit grew 13 percent and trumped Wall Street expectations.
Best Buy Beats 4Q Profit ForecastsBest Buy Co. (BBY) on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter earnings of $519 million. On a per-share basis, the Richfield, Minnesota-based company said it had net income of $1.46. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $1.48 per share.
UnitedHealth Earnings Top Wall St. ExpectationsUnitedHealth topped Wall Street expectations for the fourth quarter, and the nation's largest health insurer brought an optimistic vibe for the new year as it detailed final results from 2014. The Minneapolis-based insurer said Wednesday that it expects stronger enrollment growth from Medicare Advantage plans, a key product that had been pinched by funding cuts in recent years.
Target Rebounds In 3Q On Solid Sales Target reported a 3.1 percent gain in third-quarter profits to beat Wall Street expectations as its U.S. business rebounded from a massive data breach that occurred just before Christmas last year.