McGraw Hill Companies posted fourth-quarter earnings that missed analysts' expectations by 9 cents per share, as revenue from credit market services tumbled. The diversified information services provider's CEO told CNBC he expects a challenging first half of 2008 -- but with a better performance in the second half.
Even in an uncertain market, there are always opportunities to make money.
The first days of the New Year bring Citigroup's Citi Investment Research Top Picks: The bank polled each of its fundamental analysts on a single best money-making idea for 2008, with the option of an additional small-cap pick. Citi says its 2007 list produced an average share price return of 16.7 percent, well ahead of the Standard and Poor's 500 average of 4.2 percent.
McGraw-Hill reported an 18 percent rise in third-quarter profit on Thursday, helped by rising textbook sales and strong growth in international bond ratings at its Standard & Poor's unit.
Publisher McGraw-Hill Cos is replacing the president of Standard & Poor's, the company's financial services division, effective immediately, amid questions about the role of credit-rating agencies in the subprime mortgage crisis.
Publisher McGraw-Hill is replacing the president of Standard & Poor's, the company's financial services division, effective immediately, amid questions about the role of credit-rating agencies in the subprime mortgage crisis.
Beneath a fairly quiet August day with unexceptional volume, the markets continued to reveal an underlying nervousness.
If there's going to be a buyout in telecom, Cramer says it should be Sprint.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.
It's taken more than seven years for the index to break the record closing high of 1,527.46 set in January 2007.
Mark from Texas wants to know about Posco (PKX), the world's third-largest steelmaker. He wonders why PKX appears to trade at a discount to its peers in the sector?
Terry McGraw, chairman and CEO of McGraw-Hil, told CNBC’s “Squawk Box” that first quarter earnings growth was led by a strong performance in financial services and education.
McGraw-Hill, owner of BusinessWeek magazine and Standard & Poor's ratings and index business, said Tuesday that first-quarter profit nearly doubled on strong results in its financial services and education segments.
When it comes to technology it seems like everyday we focus on big-screen this, or big-screen that, but today, thanks to Microsoft, I want to take a look at the small screen in your den or the tiny screen in your pocket.
Today, Cramer tells callers what he thinks of Boston Scientific, Moody's, McDonald's, Noble Energy and more.
Chief executives at some of the nation’s top companies expect slow but steady growth in the first half of 2007, according to the Business Roundtable’s fourth quarter 2006 survey.
The recent election may have changed the composition of Congress but not issues important to business such as trade and healthcase, said Terry McGraw, chairman of the Business Roundtable.