Starbucks' Profit Jumps But Sales Growth Slows Starbucks says its quarterly profit rose by 25 percent as it benefited from lower coffee costs and stronger sales around the world.
Redding Grocer Tries To Profit Off Botched Burglary A Northern California grocery store owner is trying to profit from a suspected thief's botched burglary attempt that was caught on video and went viral.
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.
Washington: Legalizing Marijuana Could Bring in $2B Over 5 years The state's latest financial analysis says legalizing and taxing marijuana could bring Washington as much as nearly $2 billion over the next five years — or as little as nothing.
Amazon.com Meets Tiny 2Q profit expectations Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. on Thursday reported second-quarter earnings that matched Wall Street's meager expectations, but its revenue gains and outlook for the current quarter fell short of forecasts.
Alaska Air Group 2Q Net Income Doubles The parent of Alaska Airlines said Thursday that second-quarter profit more than doubled with the help of full airplanes and higher fares.