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  • Kimberly-Clark posted a better-than-expected rise in adjusted quarterly profit on Friday, as the Kleenex tissue maker cut some costs and stepped up a marketing push.

  • Kimberly-Clark Beats Street by a Nose     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:43 AM ET

    Thomas Falk, Kimberly-Clark chairman & CEO, breaks down the household products makers fourth quarter earnings, and discusses growth opportunities in China, and commodity headwinds.

  • Procter & Gamble Tops Estimates, Raises Outlook Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 7:14 AM ET

    Household products giant Procter & Gamble reported quarterly earnings and revenue on Thursday that beat analysts' expectations.

  • Jon Moeller, Procter & Gamble CFO, breaks down the company's second quarter beat of $1.22 earnings per share vs. $1.11 estimates on revenues of $22.175 billion vs. $21.906 billion estimates.

  • Microsoft Beats Estimates But Shares Slip     Friday, 25 Jan 2013 | 6:15 AM ET

    John DiFucci, JPMorgan analyst, breaks down the tech titan's quarterly results. Earnings came in at $0.76 per share, a penny higher than expected, while revenues rose to $21.46 billion.

  • AT&T Earnings Miss, but Subscriber Growth Is Brisk Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 5:14 PM ET

    AT&T earnings missed by a penny but revenue growth was faster than expected, helped by strong sales of smartphones like Apple's iPhone.

  • Starbucks Earnings Hit Target, Shares Rise Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:38 PM ET

    Starbucks reported quarterly earnings that met analysts' expectations but revenue was slightly lower than anticipated. In after-hours trading, the stock initially slipped then turned higher.

  • Microsoft Earnings Narrowly Beat Expectations Thursday, 24 Jan 2013 | 4:27 PM ET
    Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp.

    The software giant reported quarterly earnings that were a penny higher than Wall Street's forecasts but revenue fell short despite a lift from its latest version of Windows.

  • Diversified technology company 3M reported fourth-quarter earnings on Thursday that broadly met analysts'expectations.

  • Apple's Revenue Falls Short, Shares Dive Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 5:42 PM ET

    The tech giant reported earnings that edged past Wall Street's estimates but its revenue fell slightly short of forecasts during the crucial holiday quarter.

  • Netflix Delivers Surprise Profit, Outlook; Shares Jump Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 5:39 PM ET

    Netflix surprised the market with an unexpected profit. Its revenue and outlook also topped forecasts. Shares jumped more than 25 percent after-hours.

  • Why Starbucks Earnings Are Expected to Percolate Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 1:36 PM ET

    Starbucks' caffeinated performance is expected to continue when the coffee giant reports earnings Thursday.

  • Bet on an Apple Beat: Toni Sacconaghi Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 1:08 PM ET

    Apple earnings will give investors two things to watch: iPhone sales and gross margins, Toni Sacconaghi of Sanford Bernstein says.

  • McDonald's Earnings Beats Expectations     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:45 AM ET

    R.J. Hottovy, Morningstar senior restaurant analyst, reviews McDonald's fourth quarter numbers, and explains why the company is focusing on its "dollar menu."

  • Coach Suffers Holiday Sales Hangover; Shares Tumble Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:16 AM ET

    Upscale leather-goods maker and retailer Coach reported holiday quarter revenue below Wall Street forecasts amid a tough economy and stiff competition.

  • What to Expect From Apple's Earnings     Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 8:04 AM ET

    Ben Reitzes, Barclays analyst, provides a preview of the tech giant's quarterly numbers and discusses whether Apple is ready to step up its web services.

  • Large Restructuring Charge Dents United Tech Earnings Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013 | 7:54 AM ET
    United Technologies

    United Technologies reported earnings Wednesday that topped expectations, but profit declined amid large restructuring charges that saw the company close its largest-ever acquisition and sell several small units.

  • Google Earnings Beat; Revenue Falls Short Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 5:34 PM ET

    Google reported fourth-quarter earnings that beat expectations, while revenue fell slightly short and its advertising rates fell less than in previous quarters. Shares rose after-hours.

  • The chip maker posted fourth-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates, but warned that it's first-quarter results will miss forecasts.

  • AMD Posts Narrower-Than-Expected Loss Tuesday, 22 Jan 2013 | 4:51 PM ET

    The chipmaker's non-GAAP operating loss was narrower than analysts' were anticipating, sending shares higher in extended hours trading.

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