Posts Tagged ‘earnings’

Was Groupon Overvalued?


By Covering Business   April 14, 2012

The social media company had an IPO to rival Google’s, but it has yet to end a year in the black.

Behind Ford’s Stellar Quarter, Extraordinary Accounting


By Covering Business   March 15, 2012

A one-time adjustment lifted fourth-quarter results, but investors still have reason to cheer.

Why the Best Analysts Are Not Necessarily the Most Accurate

Photo: Bogdan Suditu

By Covering Business   March 14, 2012

A study in the Journal of Finance suggests a new way to measure the value of analysts’ estimates.

At Ford, Europe Becomes an Albatross

By Covering Business   March 11, 2012

Ford Motor’s presence in Europe was supposed help the company get through a soft patch. Today, it’s become a liability.