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Walmart’s Last-Minute Christmas Specials

Yesterday was “Super Saturday,” the last Saturday before the Christmas holiday, and a day that ShopperTrak said would be the number 1 selling day of the year, surpassing even Black ...
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Dish Picks a Fight With Fox

After settling a dispute with CBS Corp. (NYSE: CBS) just a week ago, Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) faces a similar situation with Twenty-First Century Fox Inc. (NASDAQ: FOXA). The ...
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Cost of Beef to Soar

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) last week released some preliminary data from its “USDA Agricultural Projections to 2024” report due for full release on February 11, 2015. The best ...
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Obama: Keystone XL Pipeline No Benefit to US

Using his most direct language ever, President Obama said on Friday that the proposed Keystone XL pipeline is “not going to be a huge benefit to U.S. consumers.” That has ...
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Boeing Collaborates With BlackBerry on Self-Destructing Phone

On Friday, in a conference call to discuss his company’s quarterly results, John Chen, CEO of BlackBerry Ltd. (NASDAQ: BBRY), said that BlackBerry is working with Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) ...
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Merrill Lynch’s Top Health Care Stock Picks for 2015

Merrill Lynch released its report looking forward to 2015 and which stocks it believes will outperform in the health care sector. In 2014, many of these same companies had very ...
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Best Car Deals for December

The editors at Kelley Blue Book (KBB) have put together a list of the best lease, financing and purchase deals available for the final two weeks of December. There are ...
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Juno, the Last IPO of 2014, Enters the Market With a Bang

Juno Therapeutics Inc. (NASDAQ: JUNO) debuted on the market Friday morning and has made a big splash. The pricing for the offering was $24 per share, outside of the original ...
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Used Car

CarMax Takes Earnings to the Max

CarMax Inc. (NYSE: KMX) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The used-car retailer reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.60 on revenues of $3.40 billion. ...
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Air France Delays Delivery of Boeing 777 Jets

Many analysts and observers of the aircraft market have suggested that Boeing Co. (NYSE: BA) may face a financial issue in the transition from its current version of the 777 ...
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Nike Comes Out on Top of Earnings, Sort Of

Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) reported its second-quarter results Thursday after the market close as $0.74 in earnings per share and $7.4 billion in revenue, against Thomson Reuters consensus estimates of ...
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Is Suspending Canadian Drilling the Right Move for Chevron?

Chevron Corp. (NYSE: CVX) announced Wednesday evening that it would abandon its plans to drill in the Arctic. The company released this information in a letter sent directly to Canada’ ...
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American Realty and RCS Plot Thickens as Lawsuit Surfaces

American Realty Capital Properties Inc. (NASDAQ: ARCP) has been under severe pressure since late October. The company announced at that time previously issued financial statements and other financial information should ...
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More Than a Third of Americans Will Be Shopping This Saturday

Retailers don’t call the last Saturday before Christmas “super” for no reason. More than a third (36%) of shoppers polled in Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) stores last Saturday plan ...
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Amazon’s One-Hour Delivery Rolls Out in Manhattan

Among online retailers, Thursday is “free-shipping day,” a promotional event aimed at getting nearly last-minute shoppers to order online and receive their packages in time for Christmas. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: ...
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