Investors forced to pay 50% more for TurboTax's software are getting an apology and a refund, USA Today reports.» Read More
Tax preparation software maker Intuit on Thursday posted a higher quarterly profit, saying a strong tax season and good performance of its QuickBooks product helped results.
Apple's annual shareholder meeting was short on news, but long on drama with several investors grilling the Apple directors who did show up with questions about the stock options backdating scandal.Apple's entire directors' slate was re-elected, as expected. None of the shareholder resolutions passed, as expected.The fireworks and interesting nuggets came during the shareholder question-and-answer session.This is the first paragraph/short story.
A flood of last-minute tax filers swamped the servers of the company that makes the popular TurboTax and ProSeries tax software Tuesday, forcing taxpayers to wait hours for confirmation that their electronic returns had been submitted successfully.
Most of our celebs had a slow day Monday, but James Cromwell "has been a machine" as someone said. Not only is he buying stocks, he's putting those bonus bucks to work--something the other celebs--and you non-celebs should be using to your advantage. Willie Garson used them to put Johnny Bench back in last place.
Stocks closed near the unchanged mark as investors pulled money out of the tech sector and moved into energy stocks. "With the recent volatility that we've had, investors are taking a closer look at their portfolios and they're a little more cautious," said Ron Papanek, a strategist with RiskMetrics Group.
Shares of software maker Intuit fell as much as 8.8% on Thursday, the day after it said that unit sales of its key TurboTax product were up just 1%t from a year ago. 1st paragraph of story should go here
Prices for existing home sales nationwide rose just barely over 1% last year. That's not much compared with the double digit appreication in the previous years. And regionally--neighborhood to neighborhood--prices dropped and continue to fall.
Financial software company Intuit has agreed to buy online banking services provider Digital Insight for $39 a share in cash or $1.35 billion, Intuit said.