Wal-Mart and Home Depot raise profit forecasts for the year, even though third-quarter earnings were a mixed bag.
After whiffing the second quarter, solar-cell producer SunPower regains momentum with its third-quarter results.
Cisco's disappointing guidance raises eyebrows at a time when smaller competitors are growing fast.
The company couldn't give analysts what they wanted to see on profit or revenue.
The company suffers a huge hit to its stock price after detailing numerous challenges in its first quarter.
The networking powerhouse beats analyst expectations, but executives say that challenges still exist.
Shares of the coffee chain rise after earnings beat expectations and an analyst upgrades the stock.
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