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Earnings roundup: Monster Worldwide, Alere

The Associated Press

Among the earnings stories for Thursday, Nov. 8, from AP Business News:

— Monster Worldwide Inc., the online job-search company, reported a $194.2 million third-quarter loss and said it plans to slash costs and restructure its operations, including selling its Chinese unit.

— Shares of medical diagnostics company Alere Inc. fell after it posted third-quarter results that fell short of Wall Street's expectations.

— Advance Auto Parts Inc. said that its third-quarter net income fell about 15 percent as sales dipped and the seller of auto parts and batteries spent more money to attract customers.