Talking Biz News

Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 3, 2015

Some of Tuesday’s top business news stories: The New York Times A heated path toward S.&P.’s legal settlement with prosecutors, by Ben Protess G.M. victim program seems on track, by Hilary Stout The Wall...

Talking Biz News Today — Feb. 2, 2015

Some of Monday’s top business stories: The Wall Street Journal Obama opens bidding on corporate taxes, by Nick Timiraos and John D. McKinnon Many Super Bowl commercials were sobering and heartfelt, by Suzanne Vranica...

Coverage: Facebook earnings show gains

Remember when there was a question about if Facebook was going to continue to show earnings growth? Well, the company answered it this quarter. The Washington Post story by Hayley Tsukayama pointed out several...

Talking Biz News Today — Jan. 29, 2015

Some of Thursday’s top business news stories: The New York Times Federal Reserve won’t raise interest rates before June, at earliest, by Binyamin Appelbaum Facebook sales beat forecasts, but expenses increase even faster, by...

Coverage: Strong dollar hits earnings

While it might seem counterintuitive, a strong U.S. dollar is being blamed for lower corporate earnings this quarter. Companies from Procter & Gamble to Pfizer are reporting results below analysts’ estimates and blaming the...