The unusual investment opportunity kicked off Thursday with an IPO filing proposing to sell stock for a stake in the future income of the Houston Texans’ Arian Foster, a top running back in the National Football League.
Intel said Tuesday that its third-quarter net income was unchanged, stymied by a continued slump in global PC demand.
Higher software revenue helped lift Oracle Corp.’s fiscal first-quarter net income by 8 percent.
Adobe Systems Inc., the maker of Photoshop and Adobe Reader, said Tuesday that its fiscal third-quarter earnings tumbled 59 percent, but it added subscribers to its Creative Cloud service.
Excluding one-time items and lease accounting, Tesla Motors Inc. said it had a profit of 20 cents per share. The one-time items included a $16 million charge associated with the payoff of a $465 million loan from the U.S. Department of Energy. Tesla paid off the loan in May, nine years earlier than it was due.
LinkedIn’s second-quarter net income rose 33 percent as the online professional networking service’s membership growth accelerated.
Facebook’s stock is soaring after the world’s biggest social network posted higher revenue from mobile ads and delivered a healthy second-quarter profit that reverses a loss a year ago.
Netflix’s revival of the comedy series “Arrested Development” didn’t reel in as many subscribers to the Internet video service as Wall Street had hoped, turning a solid second-quarter earnings report into a reality check.
Google’s financial performance faltered in the second quarter as a downturn in the Internet search leader’s ad prices deepened.
Grocery store chain Safeway Inc. said its profit fell in the second quarter on one-time costs partly related to a deal to sell its Canadian operations.