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Profits

A customer walks into a Safeway store in San Anselmo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Safeway Profits Fall On Costs Related To Canadian Operations

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.

07/18/2013

A cable car passes by Wells Fargo bank branch in San Francisco, California.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lower Costs Help Lift Wells Fargo’s 2nd Quarter Profit

Lower expenses and fewer bad loans helped lift Wells Fargo’s second-quarter profit by 20 percent, the company reported Friday.

07/12/2013

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron’s Income Jumps 41 Percent In 4th Quarter

Chevron says net income rose 41 percent in the fourth quarter as the company produced more oil and gas, improved performance of its refinery business and realized a gain from swapping assets in an Australian natural gas field.

02/01/2013

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Apple And Samsung Dominate Smartphone Market

CNET Editor-at-Large Brian Cooley looks at why Apple and Samsung accounted for 95 percent of profits in the fourth quarter for the smartphone market.

04/03/2012

A customer walks into a Safeway store in San Anselmo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Safeway Earnings Beat Expectations, Up 6 Percent

Safeway Inc.’s fiscal third-quarter profit rose 6 percent as the grocery chain generated stronger revenue from gasoline sales and cost control efforts. Its shares rose more than 4 percent in premarket trading.

10/13/2011

Ford Posts Another Quarterly Profit As Sales Climb

DEARBORN, Mich. (AP) _ Ford Motor Co. posted a strong second-quarter profit Friday, but trimmed its U.S. sales forecast and predicted weaker results in the second half as the economy slowly recovers.

07/23/2010