Diane Hess

Recent Articles By The Author

Hanging on Fed's Every Word

While interest rates probably aren't going anywhere, some expect a change in tone.

Cox Communications Moves to a Loss

The cable company's fourth-quarter loss follows a massive pretax gain in the year-ago period.

A Big Year for Deals Turns Huge

Mergers and acquisitions volume is on pace with 2000's merger mania.

Newspapers Drive News Corp.

Profits surge on a big gain in newspaper income.

MetLife Earnings Surge

A company meets estimates and points to increases in premiums and annuity deposits.