Happy-go-lucky CEOs score better returns

A CEO's natural sunny disposition can have an impact on the way the market reacts to announcements of company earnings, according to research from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School of Business.

Fully-owned NBCUniversal boosts Comcast 2Q results

The decision by Comcast Corp., the country's largest cable company, to buy out General Electric in NBCUniversal looks like a smart one, as the media conglomerate posted strong results for the second quarter.

Bharti Airtel's quarterly profit drops 49 percent

Bharti Airtel, India's biggest telecommunications company, reported Thursday that quarterly net profit fell by nearly half to 5.1 billion rupees ($94.7 million) on higher taxes and operating costs.

Comcast profit rises 17 percent in 1Q

Comcast Corp., the nation's largest cable company and owner of NBCUniversal, says its net income rose 17 percent in the latest quarter, powered by continued strong results from its cable operations.

IBM 1Q net down on software, mainframe deals delay (Update)

IBM Corp.'s first-quarter net income fell 1 percent due to delays in closing several of the technology company's large software and mainframe computer deals. The results fell short of Wall Street's expectations, sending IBM's ...

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