REVENUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REVENUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) Alibaba’s revenue growth surges in latest quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343779-79/alibaba-company-billion-ipo.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58343779-79/alibaba-company-billion-ipo.html.csp">Alibaba’s revenue growth surges in latest quarter</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Michael Liedtke</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-27T14:33:25.968-06:00">Updated Aug 27, 2014 02:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Alibaba’s quarterly revenue growth is surging again, a development that should help the Chinese e-commerce company sell its shares in what could become the technology industry’s most lucrative IPO. The latest evidence of Alibaba’s financial allure surfaced in a regulatory update filed Wednesday as the company prepares to complete its initial public offering of stock next month. Alibaba’s latest quarter ending June 30 was highlighted by revenue of $2.54 billion, a 46 percent incre...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583437792014-08-27T14:33:25.968-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-27T14:33:25.968-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58343779@www.sltrib.com Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:33:25 MDT Lowe’s quarterly profit rises as weather improves http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317219-79/billion-lowe-revenue-percent.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58317219-79/billion-lowe-revenue-percent.html.csp">Lowe’s quarterly profit rises as weather improves</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-20T09:58:08.51-06:00">Updated Aug 20, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Mooresville, N.C. • Lowe’s second-quarter net income increased 10 percent, bolstered by improving weather. The home improvement company’s performance beat analysts’ expectations, but the Mooresville, N.C. company lowered its full-year revenue outlook slightly, citing its year-to-date sales and prior assumptions for the second half. Shares fell in premarket trading on Wednesday. Spring is the most important season for home-improvement retailers, as homeowners and others work on their yards and ga...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-583172192014-08-20T09:58:08.51-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-20T09:58:08.51-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58317219@www.sltrib.com Wed, 20 Aug 2014 09:58:08 MDT Audit: ‘Obamacare’ tax not meeting revenue target http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314587-79/tax-irs-audit-medical.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58314587-79/tax-irs-audit-medical.html.csp">Audit: ‘Obamacare’ tax not meeting revenue target</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By STEPHEN OHLEMACHER</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-19T18:20:01.431-06:00">Updated Aug 19, 2014 06:20PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">WASHINGTON • An “Obamacare” tax on medical devices is falling short of its revenue target because thousands of companies aren’t paying it, according to a government audit released Tuesday. The audit by the Treasury inspector general for tax administration says the IRS needs to do a better job policing the tax. The tax agency, however, doesn’t have adequate tools to identify which companies owe it, the audit said. The report could add fuel to efforts to repeal the tax, which is opposed by Republi...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58314587@www.sltrib.com Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:20:01 MDT China Mobile first half profit falls 8.5 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296809-79/china-mobile-percent-profit.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58296809-79/china-mobile-percent-profit.html.csp">China Mobile first half profit falls 8.5 percent</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-14T09:59:02.155-06:00">Updated Aug 14, 2014 09:59AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Beijing • China Mobile Ltd., the world’s biggest phone carrier by number of subscribers, said Thursday its first-half profit fell 8.5 percent as the company rolled out fourth-generation service. China Mobile, one of China’s three major state-owned phone carriers, earned $9.4 billion in the six months ending June 30. Operating revenue rose 7.1 percent to $54.1 billion. Profit margins at China Mobile and its two major rivals, China Telecom Ltd. and China Unicom Ltd., have been squeezed since Beiji...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582968092014-08-14T09:59:02.155-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-14T09:59:02.155-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58296809@www.sltrib.com Thu, 14 Aug 2014 09:59:02 MDT Games, WeChat boost quarterly profits at Tencent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292727-79/online-tencent-games-mobile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292727-79/online-tencent-games-mobile.html.csp">Games, WeChat boost quarterly profits at Tencent</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T11:42:01.99-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 11:42AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">BEIJING • China’s Tencent Holdings Ltd., which operates online games and the popular WeChat messaging service, said Wednesday its quarterly profit rose 59 percent due to strong growth in its mobile business. The company based in the southern city of Shenzhen earned $949 million in the three months ended June 30, or 10.2 cents per share. Revenue rose 37 percent to $3.2 billion. Tencent and other Chinese Internet services are spending heavily to expand mobile services as the country’s Web surfers ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582927272014-08-13T11:42:01.99-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T11:42:01.99-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58292727@www.sltrib.com Wed, 13 Aug 2014 11:42:01 MDT Revenue report due as Atlantic City casinos close http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292404-79/atlantic-casinos-market-casino.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58292404-79/atlantic-casinos-market-casino.html.csp">Revenue report due as Atlantic City casinos close</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By WAYNE PARRY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-13T13:54:54.991-06:00">Updated Aug 13, 2014 01:54PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlantic City, N.J. • When the pressure of an oversaturated market became unbearable this year, some of Atlantic City’s oldest casinos either closed their doors or announced plans to do so. Now, Revel Casino Hotel, the city’s newest casino — and one of its most opulent — is joining them in the casino graveyard. Amid this dire scenario, New Jersey regulators released a report Wednesday that said Atlantic City’s casinos took in 11 percent less from gamblers in July than they did a year ago. Figure...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582924042014-08-13T13:54:54.991-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-13T13:54:54.991-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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The series, which began with the Dave Matthews Band in mid-July, offers free, high-quality concert footage in a way that helps the companies providing it, since selling ads is more profitable than concert promotion. The deal opens up a new revenue stream for Live Nation. And for Yahoo, premium video ad pric...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582513122014-08-11T19:50:01.955-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-11T19:50:01.955-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58251312@www.sltrib.com Mon, 11 Aug 2014 19:50:01 MDT Latest developments in collegiate athletics could put many sports in jeopardy http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58276164-55/schools-sports-funds-larger.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/blogs/ususports/58276164-55/schools-sports-funds-larger.html.csp">Latest developments in collegiate athletics could put many sports in jeopardy</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn"></span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-08T12:40:04.824-06:00">Updated Aug 8, 2014 12:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">None of Utah State's school officials, including athletic director Scott Barnes, were available to comment on Thursday's vote that gives the power conferences autonomy. The silence isn't much of a surprise since most expect the gap to grow between the power conferences and other leagues, including the schools in the Mountain West Conference. Really, there isn't much of a positive spin the small schools can say about the current situation. Best to move forward and see just how the autonomy might ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58276164@www.sltrib.com Fri, 08 Aug 2014 12:40:04 MDT Delta reports rise in key July revenue figure http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259410-79/percent-delta-airline-july.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58259410-79/percent-delta-airline-july.html.csp">Delta reports rise in key July revenue figure</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-04T12:17:02.256-06:00">Updated Aug 4, 2014 12:17PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Atlanta • Delta Air Lines Inc. said Monday that passengers flew more and paid higher average prices than a year ago, indicating that there has been no let-up in solid demand for air travel. Delta said that a key revenue figure rose 3 percent last month compared with July 2013. The increase in passenger revenue for every seat flown one mile indicated that the airline was able to fill a few more seats and charge higher average fares. The airline predicted that the revenue figure would rise by betw...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582594102014-08-04T12:17:02.256-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-04T12:17:02.256-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58259410@www.sltrib.com Mon, 04 Aug 2014 12:17:02 MDT Is Utah still last in per-pupil spending? http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58250849-78/per-spending-pupil-utah.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/news/58250849-78/per-spending-pupil-utah.html.csp">Is Utah still last in per-pupil spending?</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By lisa schencker</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Salt Lake Tribune</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-03T09:19:02.752-06:00">Updated Aug 3, 2014 09:19AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">In recent weeks, some politicians have claimed that Utah has finally done it — moved out of last place in per-pupil spending. “In case you didn’t hear, UT [Utah] no longer has the lowest per-pupil total spending for public ed,” state Auditor John Dougall proclaimed on his Facebook page. Then, in late July, Sen. Howard Stephenson, R-Draper, announced to legislative leadership at a public Education Task Force meeting, “Idaho now holds the once-coveted position that we held for so long that none of...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="http://www.sltrib.com/pages/privacy"> Copyright 2013 The Salt Lake Tribune. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250849@www.sltrib.com Sun, 03 Aug 2014 09:19:02 MDT Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250971-79/says-hiring-business-revenue.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58250971-79/says-hiring-business-revenue.html.csp">Small businesses see revenue gains, hire workers</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By JOYCE M. ROSENBERG</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-08-01T13:22:02.653-06:00">Updated Aug 1, 2014 01:22PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The long-awaited surge in hiring at small businesses appears to be underway. Owners who resisted hiring after the recession are taking on workers to keep up with rising demand for products and services. Companies began stepping up their hiring pace in the spring. Faulkner Hyundai in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, is adding seven people to its staff of 92 because new cars are selling at their fastest rate in eight years. The market for used cars is also strong. “Managers are actually getting involved ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582509712014-08-01T13:22:02.653-06:00" id="#license-2014-08-01T13:22:02.653-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58250971@www.sltrib.com Fri, 01 Aug 2014 13:22:02 MDT Airbus expects stable revenue despite order loss http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241592-79/airbus-expects-revenue-stable.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58241592-79/airbus-expects-revenue-stable.html.csp">Airbus expects stable revenue despite order loss</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-30T11:18:01.479-06:00">Updated Jul 30, 2014 11:18AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Paris • European aerospace company Airbus says it expects its revenue to remain stable this year despite a big cancellation recently for some of its large A350 planes. Airbus competes fiercely with Chicago-based Boeing Co. in the global market for large civilian aircraft. It took a hit in June when Emirates airline cancelled an order for 70 of the twin-aisle planes, opting for Boeing models instead. Since then, however, Toulouse-based Airbus has announced a raft of new orders for its fuel-effici...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582415922014-07-30T11:18:01.479-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-30T11:18:01.479-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58241592@www.sltrib.com Wed, 30 Jul 2014 11:18:01 MDT Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238573-68/court-appeals-revenue-care.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58238573-68/court-appeals-revenue-care.html.csp">Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By PETE YOST</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:58:02.415-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:58PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • Rejecting the latest effort to sidetrack “Obamacare,” a federal appeals court turned away a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act. Pacific Legal Foundation and a small-business owner, Matt Sissel, argued that the Affordable Care Act is a bill for raising revenue and that it violated the Origination Clause of the Constitution because it began in the Senate, not the House. The Constitution req...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385732014-07-29T17:58:02.415-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:58:02.415-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238573@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:58:02 MDT Corning and Windstream are big market movers http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238559-79/inc-profit-reported-quarterly.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238559-79/inc-profit-reported-quarterly.html.csp">Corning and Windstream are big market movers</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:33:01.945-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:33PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Tuesday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market: NYSE Corning Inc., down $2.05 to $20 The specialty glass maker reported quarterly profit matching Wall Street expectations, but its revenue fell short of forecasts. CenturyLink Inc., up $2.19 to $39.90 The telecommunications company expanded an advertising deal and the stock got a boost from a peer’s announced tax saving plan. HealthSouth Corp., $2.31 to $39.95 The r...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385592014-07-29T17:33:01.945-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:33:01.945-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238559@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:33:01 MDT Twitter’s quarterly results soar, stock flies high http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238548-79/million-revenue-stock-twitter.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238548-79/million-revenue-stock-twitter.html.csp">Twitter’s quarterly results soar, stock flies high</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:30:01.718-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:30PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">San Francisco • Stronger-than-expected results pushed Twitter’s stock sharply higher on Tuesday after the short messaging service said its revenue more than doubled in the second quarter. The San Francisco-based company’s stock jumped 29.6 percent to $50.01 in extended trading after the results came out. Twitter posted a net loss of $144.6 million, or 24 cents per share, in the April-June period. That compares with a loss of $42.2 million, or 32 cents per share, a year earlier when Twitter was s...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385482014-07-29T17:30:01.718-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:30:01.718-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238548@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:30:01 MDT American Express quarterly profit rises 9 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238524-79/percent-american-express-card.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58238524-79/percent-american-express-card.html.csp">American Express quarterly profit rises 9 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ALEX VEIGA</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:12:01.779-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:12PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">American Express Co.’s net income grew 9 percent in the second quarter, as spending by cardholders increased and the credit card issuer set aside less money to cover potential credit losses. A one-time gain related to the company’s business travel division also helped boost results. The New York company’s latest earnings beat Wall Street’s expectations, but its 5 percent increase in revenue fell short. Spending by holders of American Express cards grew 9 percent during the April-June period, ref...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582385242014-07-29T17:12:01.779-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:12:01.779-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58238524@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:12:01 MDT Biotech drugmaker Amgen laying off at least 2,400 http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237895-79/billion-amgen-percent-per.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58237895-79/billion-amgen-percent-per.html.csp">Biotech drugmaker Amgen laying off at least 2,400</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By linda a. johnson </span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-29T17:46:20.407-06:00">Updated Jul 29, 2014 05:46PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Biologic drugmaker Amgen said Tuesday that it will lay off 12 to 15 percent of its worldwide workforce and close four sites, even as it reported stellar second-quarter results that trounced Wall Street expectations. Amgen also raised its forecasts for its 2014 profit and revenue, driving up its shares. The maker of Prolia for osteoporosis and anemia treatment Aranesp said it’s restructuring to free up money needed for investments in the business, particularly marketing and other costs for launch...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582378952014-07-29T17:46:20.407-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-29T17:46:20.407-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58237895@www.sltrib.com Tue, 29 Jul 2014 17:46:20 MDT Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220757-79/airlines-american-percent-million.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58220757-79/airlines-american-percent-million.html.csp">Airlines report big 2Q profits on strong demand</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-24T13:40:02.442-06:00">Updated Jul 24, 2014 01:40PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Investing in airlines has long been the butt of jokes, especially when many U.S. carriers traipsed through bankruptcy court in the past decade. Now riding a post-merger tide of higher fares and stable fuel costs, those same airlines are piling up profits — and sharing the newfound riches with investors. American Airlines announced Thursday that it would pay its first dividend in 34 years, and both American and United Airlines announced big plans to buy back their own stock, a strategy designed t...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582207572014-07-24T13:40:02.442-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-24T13:40:02.442-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58220757@www.sltrib.com Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:40:02 MDT Facebook’s quarterly earnings and revenue soar http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216769-79/facebook-percent-revenue-mobile.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58216769-79/facebook-percent-revenue-mobile.html.csp">Facebook’s quarterly earnings and revenue soar</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">By The Associated Press </span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-23T16:28:14.124-06:00">Updated Jul 23, 2014 04:28PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Menlo Park, Calif. • Facebook is on a roll. The world’s largest online social network posted sharply higher earnings on Wednesday as revenue from mobile advertising continued to grow, and more people used it, more often. The company’s shares climbed nearly 4 percent in extended trading after the results came out, signaling that they could hit a record high when the stock market opens on Thursday. Investors who bought — and held on to — Facebook stock during the company’s initial public offering ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582167692014-07-23T16:28:14.124-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-23T16:28:14.124-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58216769@www.sltrib.com Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:28:14 MDT Comcast’s net income rose 15 percent in quarter http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210543-79/percent-billion-comcast-rose.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58210543-79/percent-billion-comcast-rose.html.csp">Comcast’s net income rose 15 percent in quarter</a></h4> <span class="author source-org vcard"><span class="org fn">The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-22T09:05:01.727-06:00">Updated Jul 22, 2014 09:05AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Philadelphia • Comcast Corp.’s second-quarter net income rose 15 percent to nearly $2 billion as it added high-speed Internet customers at a faster pace than a year ago and video subscriber losses moderated. Its adjusted earnings topped Wall Street estimates, and Comcast shares edged up in morning trading. The nation’s largest cable provider said Tuesday that net income rose to $1.99 billion, or 76 cents per share. Excluding a gain on its sale of a stake in set-top box maker Arris Group Inc. and...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-582105432014-07-22T09:05:01.727-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-22T09:05:01.727-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58210543@www.sltrib.com Tue, 22 Jul 2014 09:05:01 MDT