NPR expects to make a profit this year, a surprising state of affairs for a nonprofit. But with the national debate raging about whether the federal government should stop funding public broadcasting, could NPR find itself a victim of its own success?
Stocks closed broadly if modestly higher Friday on light volume as traders avoided making any big bets ahead of a long holiday weekend. The equity markets closed up for the third straight day and extended their winning ways to a third consecutive week.
Dell will highlight a handful of tech company results this week. Also reporting earnings will be food giants Smucker and Campbell Soup, also Marriott and other members of the lodging and hospitality industry, and the first of a long string of results from retailers.
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Among quarterly results scheduled for this holiday-shortened week, investors may be thankful for earnings results from Tyson Foods, the Arkansas-based poultry and meat producer. Analog Devices and Deere also are reporting.
Three times as many Americans renounced their citizenship in 2009 as in 2008. Many are eager to quit for tax reasons -- so much so that some U.S. embassies report a waiting list to escape from Uncle Sam's clutches.
Faced with rising competition from pizza and other simple meals, Campbell Soup is being forced to promote its brands just as the weather is warming and few consumers are looking for something hot to eat. It is the latest in a series of bad breaks to hit the food company.
Donald Goerke, the Campbell Soup executive who came up with the childhood staple food SpaghettiOs, died Sunday at the age of 83.