Linkedin founder Reid Garrett Hoffman (Center with beard) and CEO Jeff Weiner (2nd R) at the ringing of the opening bell of the New York Stock Exchange May 19, 2011 during the initial public offering of the company. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

LinkedIn 2nd Quarter Earnings Soar

LinkedIn emerged from its recently completed IPO with another quarter of accelerating growth on its professional networking website.

CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011


PG&E 2nd Quarter Profit Rises

PG&E Corp.’s earnings climbed 9 percent in the second quarter, as a revenue boost from two rate case settlements offset costs related to last year’s San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.

CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

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Chevron 2nd Quarter Profit Jumps 43 Percent To $7.7 Billion

Chevron reported its profit jumped 43 percent in the second quarter as higher oil and gasoline prices made up for a decline in oil production.

CBS San Francisco–07/29/2011

Netflix Shares Plunge On Sober Growth Outlook

Netflix Inc. is bracing for customer backlash that could result in its slowest subscriber growth in more than three years amid changes to its online video and DVD rental service that will raise prices by as much as 60 percent.

CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011

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AMD Beats 2Q Earnings Expectations On New Chip Sales

SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) – A new chip from Advanced Micro Devices Inc. combining general-purpose and graphics capabilities showed early signs of success as the company’s earnings for the latest quarter were slightly better than what […]

CBS San Francisco–07/21/2011


Intel’s 2Q Numbers Show PC Industry’s New Approach

Intel Corp. said its results for the latest quarter were better than expected as it milked strong corporate demand for PCs and the need for new computer servers to handle Internet traffic on mobile devices.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

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EBay Revenue Higher In 2nd Quarter; Profit Falls On Acquisition

EBay Inc.’s second-quarter results beat analyst expectations Tuesday with growth in its PayPal online payment service and marketplace business – although profit fell 31 percent on charges from its recent purchase of e-commerce retail site operator GSI Commerce.

CBS San Francisco–07/20/2011

The Chevron Oil Refinery In Richmond. (AP Photo)

Chevron Profit Rises In 1st Quarter On Higher Oil Prices

Chevron reported first-quarter earnings rose 36 percent. The company received higher prices for the oil it produced, and also made more money from refining oil.

CBS San Francisco–04/29/2011


Intel Quarterly Earnings Jump 29 Percent

Intel’s earnings rose 29 percent as strong spending by businesses on new computers helped the company overcome a serious product design error and fallout from the deadly earthquake and tsunami inJapan. An extra week in the quarter also helped.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011

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Yahoo 1st Quarter Earnings Beat Expectations

Yahoo first-quarter earnings turned out better than analysts expected as online display advertising sales picked up.

CBS San Francisco–04/19/2011