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Danica Patrick’s Racing Career Comes to Disappointing End

May 27, 2018 |

Danica Patrick’s racing career ended with a wreck in Turn 2 at the track that made her famous, Patrick had been running near the middle of the pack in the Indianapolis 500 when she lost control, slid hard into the outside wall, then caromed across the track and hit the…

Economy caps a solid year of labor market growth with a somewhat disappointing gain of 148,000 jobs

January 6, 2018 |

The U.S. labor market ended a year of solid growth on a disappointing note last month, but economists said tax cuts are set to breathe some new life into the gradually decelerating jobs recovery.

December’s gain of 148,000 net new jobs, reported Friday by the Labor Department, was well below analyst…

L.A. Times – Business

Stocks muddle along after somewhat disappointing U.S. jobs report

November 3, 2017 |

Stocks held steady Friday after a report showed that the U.S. job market strengthened last month but not quite as much as expected.

Bond and commodity markets were also relatively quiet.

KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index was close to flat at nearly 2,580 as of 10 a.m. Eastern time….

L.A. Times – Business

Stocks sag after companies release disappointing earnings reports

July 29, 2017 |

Stock markets around the world sagged Friday after Amazon and other big companies reported quarterly results that underwhelmed investors.

The Standard & Poor’s 500 index slipped 3.32 points, or 0.1%, to 2,472.10, finishing a week packed with corporate earnings reports almost exactly where it started….

L.A. Times – Business

Stocks open lower after some disappointing earnings reports

May 10, 2017 |

Stocks are off to a weak start on Wall Street after several big U.S. companies reported disappointing first-quarter results.

Disney was down 3% in early trading Wednesday after its revenue fell short of forecasts. Priceline slumped 4.8% after its revenue also missed estimates.

Chipmaker Nvidia…

L.A. Times – Business

Mattel shares drop after toy maker posts bigger loss and disappointing sales

April 21, 2017 |

Mattel shares dropped Thursday after the nation’s largest toy maker reported a wider loss and a 15% drop in sales for the first quarter as it dealt with holiday hangover of too many items unsold.

The latest quarterly performance underscores the challenges facing Chief Executive Margo Georgiadis,…

L.A. Times – Business

Stocks open lower; Fitbit sinks on disappointing sales and announces layoffs

January 30, 2017 |

Stocks are opening broadly lower, led by industrial and technology companies.

American Airlines slumped 3.1% in early trading Monday, and Cognizant Technology Solutions lost 2.4%.

Rite Aid plunged 18% after Walgreen Boots Alliance cut the price it will pay to buy its rival.

Fitbit dropped 12% after…

L.A. Times – Business

Google Parent Alphabet Reports Disappointing Profit

January 26, 2017 |

Google parent Alphabet reported an 8.3% increase in fourth-quarter profit, but it still fell short of analysts’ expectations on a higher-than-expected tax adjustment. US Business

Pence: Lewis’ Stance ‘Deeply Disappointing’

January 15, 2017 |

Vice President-elect Mike Pence says it is “deeply disappointing” that civil rights icon John Lewis would question the legitimacy of Donald Trump’s White House victory. In an interview with CBS’ Face the Nation on Sunday, Pence said he respects “the sacrifice” the Georgia congressman made, but said that he is…