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Why Wal-Mart Trades Near 52-Week Low

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fiscal first quarter earnings last week, investors were underwhelmed. Shares that had closed at near $80 on Monday closed nearer to $76 on ...
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Amazon One-Hour Local Delivery Service Takes Manhattan

In the latest improvement to its Prime Now delivery service, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced Thursday that it has begun one-hour delivery from local stores in Manhattan. The one-hour service ...
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Starbucks and Spotify Create Customer Loyalty Plan

In a tie up between one successful company and one that is beset by competition, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) will add Spotify services to it loyalty program. The deal may help ...
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Wal-Mart Loses Investor Confidence

Ahead of another set of earnings from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), at least one thing is already clear. Wall Street has turned against the nation's largest retailer, and with ...
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Best Buy and Sprint Offer $1,300 Off iPhone

One or more of the three companies involved in a $1,300 discount for an Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 6 sold by Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and tied to ...
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AOL-Verizon May Tempt Possible Buyers for Yahoo!

Now that AOL Inc. (NYSE: AOL) is being acquired by Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ), the big question on Wall Street, Main Street and Cyber-Street has to be what this ...
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Apple Brand Value Hits $128 Billion

Another measure of brand value, and another brand value study that puts Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) on top. New Brand Finance research pegs the value of the Apple brand at ...
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Sears Turnaround Continues to Fail

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) CEO and controlling shareholder Eddie Lampert made one more set of comments about why the retailer, which controls Kmart and Sears, has entered a recovery ...
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Companies With the Best (and Worst) Reputations

Goldman Sachs has the worst reputation of any major American company. Upstate New York-based grocery chain Wegmans is the most highly-regarded company. Also notably, Samsung surpassed Apple this year as ...
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Can $21 Billion in Mother’s Day Sales Lift Retail?

Many larger retailers need a lift, based on data since the start of the year. Perhaps Mother's Day will help them. The National Retail Federation (NRF) forecasts Mother's Day retail ...
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Why Amazon Sells Its Fire Phone for $449 Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and its founder Jeff Bezos never give up on anything. The Fire Phone has been a failure since it was launched. Amazon hoped that, if it could ...
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How Analysts Are Rating Amazon, Google, Microsoft After Strong Earnings

Last week and this week mark the peak of earnings season. With literally dozens of key stocks reporting their corporate earnings each day, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to see how analysts ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Amazon, Best Buy, Cisco, Microsoft, Nike, Target, Weatherford and More

Stocks were indicated slightly higher on Friday and the week is looking solid with new highs having been challenged in the S&P and Nasdaq. The trend that has been in ...
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What Investors Have to Fear in Amazon and Google Earnings

Thursday afternoon is one of those days that are absolutely packed with first-quarter earnings reports from technology giants. Among the expected and highly anticipated reports are those from Inc. ...
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Amazon Online Visits Over Double Wal-Mart’s

If Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), the world's largest retailer, wants to target e-commerce powerhouse Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), it has a long way to go, at least in terms ...
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