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Retailers Completing Hiring for the Holidays

There is a chill in the air, and even though Halloween is several weeks away, Americans are starting to think about holiday shopping, as retailers complete their hiring plans. The ...
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The CEO of scandal plagued Samsung will step down. Chief Executive and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun said the company faced an "unprecedented crisis" and needed new leadership. The FAA ordered Airbus ...
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How Amazon Is Appealing to the Younger Generation

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been on a tear this year, expanding across multiple industries and putting many companies on notice. But now Amazon is taking a slightly different tack ...
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Why Credit Suisse Sees Massive Upside for Alphabet, Amazon and Facebook Into 2018

The bull market is now closer to being nine years old than it is to eight, and it has created more wealth and recovered more market losses than most investors ...
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Walmart Sees Online Sales Up 40%, Total Sales to Top $500 Billion

At its investors' day conference in Bentonville, Arkansas, today, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will say that it expects online sales to rise by 40% year over year, well above ...
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The chief of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wants to end credits for wind power in an attempt to help the coal industry. According to Bloomberg: Tax incentives for the wind ...
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Did Amazon Lose Money Last Quarter?

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) third quarter is on the books. Among the most important information it will release to its shareholders is whether it lost money, which has happened more ...
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Has Amazon Lost the Luxury Goods Market?

The market for luxury goods depends, indeed thrives, on exclusivity, the key to keeping prices high. That may be the primary reason that luxury goods makers protect their brand so ...
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Amazon Holds Price of Prime at $10.99

As Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX) said it would raise prices, Amazon did not mention it is not. However, the price difference may help Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) build its Prime ...
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Can Costco Fight Back Against Amazon?

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported its most recent quarterly results after the markets closed Thursday and investors did not take it well, despite the company beating estimates on both the ...
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Is Amazon in Too Many Businesses?

Rumors have circulated in the press that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will take on FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) and United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) in the package delivery business. ...
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How Amazon Is Now Threatening FedEx and UPS

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares saw a nice bump on Thursday on reports that it is experimenting with its own delivery service. This is not good news for the likes ...
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Google Home Mini and Max — It’s All About Price

At Wednesday's introduction of the Pixel 2 smartphone, Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOGL) and Google also sneaked in two new devices in its Google Home product line. The Home Mini is ...
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OPEC is trying to convince Russia to continue to participate in a program to raise oil prices. Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google released a series of smartphones, speakers, earbuds and ...
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Walmart’s Toehold in NYC Is Nothing Short of Revolutionary

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has had little success in trying to open stores in some of the largest U.S. cities. In 2014, the company had no stores in New ...
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