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Cheesecake Factory Tops 2Q Profit Forecasts

The Cheesecake Factory Inc. (CAKE) on Wednesday reported second-quarter earnings of $34.7 million.


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Starbucks Profit-Sharing Plan To Give $100K To Crenshaw High School

The java giant says it wants to create a model for how businesses can become better corporate stewards in socially and economically depressed neighborhoods.



Big Oil Expected To Have Best Year Since 2008

Oil companies should report a windfall for the first quarter following a swift rise in oil prices. The industry seems set for its best year since 2008.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/26/2011

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Bid For New Trial Rejected In ‘Millionaire’ Case

A federal judge says she won’t order a new trial in a lawsuit that resulted in a $319 million judgment against Walt Disney Co. over profits from the TV show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.”


Barbie is still hitting the stores. Literally. (credit: Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

What Recession? Mattel Toys Boasts Big Profits

Barbie still likes going shopping. Recession? Not with toy giant Mattel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/15/2010