REVENUE - The Salt Lake Tribune http://www.sltrib.com/feeds/topics/REVENUE News from The Salt Lake Tribune en-us webmaster@sltrib.com (Webmaster) 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 This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.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 Op-ed: Blame leadership, not demographics, for Utah’s poor school funding http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195761-82/education-taxes-funding-public.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58195761-82/education-taxes-funding-public.html.csp">Op-ed: Blame leadership, not demographics, for Utah’s poor school funding</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By Mark A. Besendorfer</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-18T16:27:01.724-06:00">Updated Jul 18, 2014 04:27PM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">The debate about Utah’s public education funding usually centers on the unique demographics of our state. The thinking is that, because of our large family size, we are doomed to be dead last in funding unless we raise taxes to a prohibitive level and stifle our economy or crush our wage earners. The truth is, that although the multitude of students creates many challenges, we are last because we choose to be last. The position we are in is a direct result of conscious choices our leaders have m...</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> 58195761@www.sltrib.com Fri, 18 Jul 2014 16:27:01 MDT Morgan Stanley quarterly profit more than doubles http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194741-79/percent-morgan-stanley-money.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194741-79/percent-morgan-stanley-money.html.csp">Morgan Stanley quarterly profit more than doubles</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By MATTHEW CRAFT</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T11:45:02.029-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 11:45AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">New York • Morgan Stanley said Thursday its quarterly profit more than doubled, thanks to strong performances from its investment banking and money-management units. Second-quarter net income jumped to $1.88 billion from $900 million a year earlier, after excluding an accounting gain. Adjusted for that gain and a big tax benefit, Morgan Stanley’s quarterly earnings worked out to 60 cents per share, beating the average prediction of 55 cents from analysts polled by FactSet. Wall Street’s banks we...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581947412014-07-17T11:45:02.029-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T11:45:02.029-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58194741@www.sltrib.com Thu, 17 Jul 2014 11:45:02 MDT UnitedHealth’s quarterly profit declines 2 percent http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194036-79/percent-billion-earnings-unitedhealth.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/money/58194036-79/percent-billion-earnings-unitedhealth.html.csp">UnitedHealth’s quarterly profit declines 2 percent</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By TOM MURPHY</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-17T08:46:01.698-06:00">Updated Jul 17, 2014 08:46AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">UnitedHealth Group’s second-quarter earnings slipped 2 percent on a rise in taxes and other expenses, but the nation’s largest health insurer still trumped analyst expectations. The Minnetonka, Minn. company also raised the low end of the earnings range it forecasts for this year. Its shares rose more than 2 percent in morning trading Thursday. UnitedHealth said revenue gains, particularly in its Medicaid business and through its Optum segment, helped counter the expenses during the quarter that...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581940362014-07-17T08:46:01.698-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-17T08:46:01.698-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. 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Investors had been expecting muted results and shares rose slightly in aftermarket trading, even though the company lowered its sales guidance for the year. PayPal, which eBay bought for $1.3 billion in late 2002, gained 4 million new active registered accounts to end th...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581919742014-07-16T17:36:01.977-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T17:36:01.977-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58191974@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 17:36:01 MDT INSIDE WASHINGTON: Bogus cash pays for roads http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190250-68/pension-budget-contributions-highway.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/world/58190250-68/pension-budget-contributions-highway.html.csp">INSIDE WASHINGTON: Bogus cash pays for roads</a></h4> <span class="author vcard"><span class="fn">By ANDREW TAYLOR</span></span> <span class="source-org vcard"><span class="org fn"> The Associated Press</span></span> <h5><span class="updated" title="2014-07-16T09:58:01.665-06:00">Updated Jul 16, 2014 09:58AM MDT</span></h5> <div class ="entry-content">Washington • If there’s anything that can unite Democrats and Republicans in the partisan swamp of Capitol Hill, it’s free money. The latest example of free money in Washington is a retread proposal called “pension smoothing” that raises money but doesn’t increase anyone’s taxes. To some people’s way of thinking, that’s a win-win situation. But others say lose-lose is more like it, arguing that it’s budget fakery at its worst and that it could undermine pension security for millions of workers. ...</div> <h5><a rel="item-license" href="#license-581902502014-07-16T09:58:01.665-06:00" id="#license-2014-07-16T09:58:01.665-06:00"> Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.</a></h5> </div> 58190250@www.sltrib.com Wed, 16 Jul 2014 09:58:01 MDT Bloomberg View: Enough with these highway-spending gimmicks from Congress http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58190215-82/congress-tax-fund-gas.html.csp <div class="hnews hentry item"> <h4><a class="url entry-title" href="http://www.sltrib.com/sltrib/opinion/58190215-82/congress-tax-fund-gas.html.csp">Bloomberg View: Enough with these highway-spending gimmicks from Congress</a></h4>