Amazon reported third-quarter results below Wall Street's expectations on Thursday _ including a large loss, weighed by its stake in online deals service LivingSocial and continued spending on its Kindle business and distribution centers.
Amazon.com Inc. posted first-quarter profits Thursday that blew by analysts' estimates and boosted the company's stock in extended trading. The online commerce giant said its Kindle Fire tablet computer was its best-selling item and helped lift revenue from digital movies and books.
Amazon.com Inc. said Tuesday that its second-quarter profit fell despite a 51 percent jump in revenue as the leading online retailer spent heavily to expand its business.
Amazon.com Inc. said Thursday that its second-quarter net income jumped, bolstered by shoppers who spent more with the online retailer even as consumer confidence fell overall.