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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

The European Union may kill a huge deal for Bayer to purchase Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON) for $57 billion. Worries about cost increases for farmers who use the products of ...
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Walmart Seeks Patent for Warehouse Floating in the Sky

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) apparently wants to move goods without the need for roads, trucks or airplanes. At least that is what a patent filing hints. A document filed ...
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Can Walmart Beat Amazon as an Advertising Platform?

One often-cited reason for the rash of e-commerce acquisitions by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is that sites like Jet.com, Bonobos, Hayneedle, Moosejaw and Modcloth give the retail giant a ...
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Here Comes the Eclipse: Solar Event Will Traverse US on August 21

On Monday, August 21, North America will see a solar eclipse. The path of the total solar eclipse will stretch from Salem, Oregon, to Charleston, South Carolina, and traverse 14 ...
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Amazon: The Devil You Know and the Devil You Don’t

The well-established disruption Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has caused in the brick-and-mortar retail business is spreading. And the fear of Amazon is spreading in sectors as varied as real estate ...
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IBM Shares Down 14% in 2017, While Amazon’s Rise 31%

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) AWS cloud business is widely considered the leader in the market. Several companies have decided to chase it in this sharply growing market. Among those that ...
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Netflix Tries to Even the Score With Disney

Last week's announcement by Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) that it would end its distribution agreement with Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) for Disney- and Pixar-branded movies set the streaming video ...
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Is Event Ticketing Next on Amazon’s To-Do List?

Selling tickets to music concerts and other big events is a very lucrative business. Just ask Live Nation Entertainment Inc. (NYSE: LYV), parent of Ticketmaster, which has seen its stock ...
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What Macy’s and Snap Have in Common

One of the nation's oldest and most famous retailers and one of tech's most recent IPOs have something in common. Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) and Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) have been ...
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Macy’s Stabs Itself With Mediocre Guidance

Most people who follow Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) agree that its earnings were good enough to suggest that it can survive, at least short term. However, its forecast brought doubt ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) is developing a self-driving truck, according to an exclusive report by Reuters. It has filed with Nevada to begin to test the vehicle there. Essential Products, ...
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Mizuho Reinstates Internet Coverage With 3 Top Picks

The strength shown in the second-quarter earnings reports from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) may lead an investor to believe one of ...
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The 5 Candidates Most Likely to Replace IBM CEO Rometty

The turnaround at International Business Machines Corp. (NYSE: IBM) led by "Ginni" Rometty, who took the job at the start of 2012, has faltered, flailed and failed. Earnings have dropped ...
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Apple Makes It Impossible for Alphabet or Amazon to Top Its Market Cap

There has been a great deal of discussion about how Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) or Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) might pass Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) in terms of market capitalization. ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) blew past earnings expectations. The company also said demand for its new Model 3 is robust. Car division revenue rose 93% year over year to $2.3 ...
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