McDonald's Turns To Bacon And WinsAt the beginning of the year, McDonald's Corp. offered bacon on anything customers wanted for an hour. That — along with new menu items like doughnut sticks — generated both hype and store traffic.
Delta Profit Surges And Releases Strong OutlookInvestors worry that airlines are adding too many seats and creating fare wars that hurt profits. Delta expects to increase passenger-carrying capacity by a relatively modest 4% to 5% in the second quarter, compared with a year ago.
Twitter Posts Bigger 4Q Profit, Monthly User Base SlipsThe company had an increase in daily users who log in to Twitter on a mobile device versus those who use only desktop computers. Suspicious accounts, such as those run by bots to send spam or game the service in some other day are much more prevalent on desktop computers than on mobile.
Boeing 3Q Profit Rises 31 Percent, Tops ExpectationsBoeing delivered 190 airliners in the quarter. That is down 12 from the same period last year, but Boeing remains ahead of its 2017 pace.
Shareholder Sues Groupon Over Loss Reporting ScandalAnother Groupon shareholder has filed a lawsuit against the Chicago-based daily deal Web site company.
Report: Blue Cross Raked In More Than $1 Billion In 2010 ProfitsA report Monday morning says the parent company of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois doubled its profit last year to more than $1 billion.
Gas Station Owners Say High Prices Hurt Them, TooWhile consumers hate to see price hikes for gasoline, so do gas station owners who say that as prices go higher, their profits plummet.