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Starbucks Plans to Brew a Stronger Profit in 2013

Seattle-based Starbucks Corp. plans to accelerate growth and brew up a stronger profit in the year ahead, with CEO Howard Schultz noting that customers of all walks of life consider its drinks an “affordable luxury” even in challenging economic times.

11/02/2012

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Amazon Posts 3Q Results Below Expectations

Seattle based Amazon’s stock is falling after the world’s largest online retailer reported third-quarter results below Wall Street’s expectations.

10/25/2012

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Microsoft Profit Falls Just Before Windows 8 Launch

The Redmond-based software company said Thursday that net income was $4.47 billion, or 53 cents per share, in the fiscal first quarter, which ended Sept. 30. That was down from $5.7 billion, or 68 cents per share, a year ago.

10/18/2012