Boeing's increased rate of commercial jet manufacturing is starting to pay off for shareholders, as 161 new planes rolled off the company's assembly lines.
McDonald's reported a lower profit for the first quarter as the world's biggest hamburger chain saw global sales remain weak.
From Starbucks reporting on its expansion plans to how Comcast is holding up on with cable TV subscribers, a lot of firms will make news this week.
The business world's highlights for the week include a horrendous social media disaster at USAirways and a viral video from American Greetings.
Earnings news dominates the action on Wall Street, with big moves by industry leaders IBM, UnitedHealth and General Electric.
Goldman Sachs reports an 11 percent drop in quarterly profit, but both earnings and revenue beat market estimates.
Panera is installing Apple iPads at kiosks in stores to allow guests to place their own orders, in an effort to speed up ordering and customer service.
IBM reports its lowest quarterly revenue in five years, as Big Blue struggles with falling demand for its hardware and faces challenges in growth markets.
Stocks posted a third day of gains, helped by a stronger-than-expected increase in industrial production, and Fed Chief Janet Yellen's dovish comments.
Excitement is starting to build over the planned American IPO of the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba. It could be the largest U.S. IPO ever.
Positive signs in a first-quarter report overshadowed a 20 percent decline in Yahoo's earnings during the opening three months of the year.
Coca-Cola's first-quarter profit fell nearly 8 percent as the world's biggest beverage maker faced a stronger dollar and sold less soda.
CocaCola and PepsiCo, which report earnings this week, struggle to adapt to changing beverage tastes, but Chipotle Mexican Grill is doing just fine.
America may be years into a housing boom that initially benefited these home-centric retailers, but challenges are on the horizon.
Important quarterly earnings reports are expected from the nation's largest banks, a colorful auto insurer and a retailer that five years ago traded as a penny stock.
The once-promising world of Web-based higher learning is struggling. The huge University of Phoenix keeps losing students and revenue, and it's not alone.