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ur ningz

  • n  the excess of revenues over outlays in a given period of time (including depreciation and other non-cash expenses)
  • n  something that remunerates
    they saved a quarter of all their earnings
  • v  earn on some commercial or business transaction; earn as salary or wages
  • v  acquire or deserve by one's efforts or actions

  • The annual spring flood of first-quarter earnings reports hit high-water mark last week.
  • Stockholders sat down last week to look over the earnings reports for the first half of 1946.
  • That said, a plumber's earnings vary widely depending on the region in which they work and whether a plumber owns a business that employs others.
News & Articles

  • Earnings Preview: Walgreen to report 3Q results
    Walgreen Co. will report its fiscal third-quarter earnings on Tuesday, and analysts will be looking for updates on how the nation's largest drugstore chain is digesting two major acquisitions it announced ...
    June 21, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Earnings schedule for week of 6/24/2013
    Major companies scheduled to report quarterly earnings next week: Monday No major announcements expected. Tuesday Barnes & Noble Inc. reports quarterly financial results. Walgreen Co. reports quarterly ...
    June 21, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Earnings roundup: Kroger, Rite Aid
    Among the earnings stories for Thursday, June 20, from AP Business News: — The Kroger Co. has raised its outlook for the year after the country's largest traditional supermarket chain reported a stronger ...
    June 20, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • Jean-Claude Trichet in BusinessWeek
    Where necessary, to address this challenge, banks should retain earnings, turn to the market to strengthen further their capital bases or take full advantage of government support measures for recapitalisation,said Trichet.
  • Rex Tillerson in AHN
    In a statement, ExxonMobil Chairman Rex W. Tillerson said, "ExxonMobil's full year 2007 net income and earnings excluding special items were a record $40,610 million ($7.28 per share), reflecting strong results in all business segments."
  • Lee Scott in Wall Street Journal
    Although some people will report that Wal-Mart has had record sales and earnings, our underlying operating performance this quarter is not what we expect of ourselves, and not what our shareholders expect of us,President and Chief Executive...

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