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Retail Same-Store Sales Forecasts Trending Down

So few retailers report monthly same-store sales any more that quarterly reports are about all we have to gauge how sales and store traffic are doing. And things for the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alphabet, Amazon, Dow Chemical, Ford, Gilead, Harley-Davidson, Western Digital and More

The stock market may have recently hit new highs, but stocks were indicated lower again on Friday. Earnings are being dominated by new-economy giants and held back by many of ...
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13 Serious Ways to Save on Back-to-School Spending and 8 Top Destinations

Each year's back-to-school shopping season acts like a mini-Christmas and mini-holiday season in August for retailers. While it is a fraction of total retail versus the holidays, the wave of ...
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How Amazon Knocked This Earnings Report Out of the Park

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) reported second-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday. The company absolutely blew out earnings, with an incredible beat on the bottom line and a ...
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Did You Just Buy a Fake at eBay?

The number of counterfeit and fake items buyers have received from eBay Inc. (NASDAQ: EBAY) sellers totals more than 400,000 listed or sold, according to a recent report. The online ...
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What to Expect From Amazon Earnings

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is scheduled to report its second-quarter financial results after the markets close on Thursday. The company has made a huge splash in the markets so far ...
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Top 4 Jefferies Internet Picks for Rest of 2016 After Earnings

With most major tech earnings imminent, it is important to consider what the major companies dominating the internet are expected to do for earnings and what will be their key ...
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Did Apple Sell 50 Million iPhones? No

There was a time when Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) could sell 50 million iPhones in a quarter effortlessly. It did 50% better than that in the first quarter of its ...
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10 Must-See Earnings for the Coming Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We are in the heart of earnings season, in which ...
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Google Has Largest US Internet Audience, Followed by Facebook

Experts point out that Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) together have almost three-quarters of the online ad revenue in the United States. Is it any wonder? ...
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A New Amazon Prime Benefit: Cheaper Student Loans

Where federally guaranteed student loans were once reasonable profit-makers for private lenders like banks and credit unions, that situation changed in 2010 when the federal government began making direct loans ...
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A 7-Step Plan to Save Best Buy

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY), nearly beaten to death by Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and big-box retailers with built-up consumer electronics departments, has kept turning itself around and around ...
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Pokemon Sun and Moon Steelbook Is Best-Selling Game on Amazon

The best-selling video game at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is a dual pack called Pokémon Sun and Moon Steelbook for the handheld Nintendo 3DS. Given the near-hysteria over Nintendo's Pokémon ...
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Best Buy Clearance Sales Offer 50% Markdowns

Out with the old, in with the new. That's the story at least a couple of times a year for retailers, and now is one of those times for consumer ...
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Will Back-to-School Season Put a Bullet in Sears?

Back-to-school season is a big deal for brick-and-mortar retailers, according to the Deloitte research on the subject for the 2016 shopping season. Other than the final 10 weeks of the year, ...
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