Articles By Samuel Weigley

From Companies Feb 03, 2012

Redbox Parent, Coinstar, Expected to Take Small Earnings Hit Due to Dodd-Frank Regulations

Coinstar is expected to report net profit of $20.93 million, or 65 cents a share, down 7.1 percent from $22.42 million,or 68 cents a share in the year earlier period..

From Companies Feb 03, 2012

HSBC Plans For Up to 200 U.S. Job Cuts, Jobs May Go to Ireland

The job cuts, if they go through, would be part of thousands of other cuts which financial institutions plan to make in the near future.

From Companies Feb 02, 2012

Hochschild Mining Rises Nearly 6 Percent, Other Mining Companies Show Gains

Shares of London-based Hochschild Mining closed Wednesday up 5.91 percent to £523.50 ($829.24), solidly outpacing the rise in the price of silver.

From Companies Feb 02, 2012

Amazon Stock Falls Despite Beating Earnings Expectations

Analysts attribute the fall of Amazon's stock price to high expectations that weren't met.

From Companies Feb 02, 2012

Netflix Best Performing S&P 500 Stock in 2012

After shares of Netflix hit rock bottom following an ill-fated business decision last September, the Los Gatos, Calif-based company has seen its shares go back up rather quickly.

From Companies Feb 01, 2012

Amazon Net Income Plunges 57 Percent, Misses Revenue Forecast

The Seattle-based company announced Tuesday it earned $177 million in the fourth quarter, or 39 cents a share.

From Economy Feb 01, 2012

Cummins 4Q Earnings Preview: Engine Demand, Construction Recovery Expected to Boost Manufacturer

The Columbus, Ind.-based company is expected to earn $424 million, or $2.24 per share, up from 362 million or $1.84 per share in the year earlier period, estimates carried by Thomson Reuters said. Analysts expect revenue of $4.7 billion, up from $4.1 billion in the year earlier period.

From Companies Jan 31, 2012

Amazon 4Q Earnings Preview: Weak Margins to Offset Stronger Sales of Kindle Fire

Amazon.com is expected to report earnings Tuesday of 19 cents a share, down from 91 cents a share in the year earlier period, despite strong Kindle sales and a boom in e-commerce during the holiday season.

From Economy Jan 31, 2012

Small Businesses Continue to Hire, Wages and Hours Decline Slightly - Intuit

A monthly report by Intuit found small business employment grew by about 50,000 jobs, or 0.2 percent, compared to 60,000 jobs last month.

From Companies Jan 28, 2012

Goldcorp Announces Details of Royalty Increases in Guatemala

Vancouver-based Goldcorp announced Friday that the royalty on the production of precious metals will increase to 4 percent of gross revenue, up from 1 percent.