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Costco Rides Into China on Alibaba’s Shoulders

The second-largest retailer in the United States, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) said Tuesday morning that it will open a “flagship” online store in China on the Tmall Global platform ...
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Should Apple Buy McDonald’s?

Carl Icahn continues to press Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) to use its $133 billion in cash to buy back its shares. Based on the company's market cap, it could retire ...
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Amazon Growth Ambitions Pointing to Brick and Mortar

Amazon and Jeff Bezos have a pledge to sell you just about anything you want to buy, and lately they have been willing to do it for nearly free. Word ...
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Apple Brand Value Reaches $119 Billion

Despite some struggles, which may have ended with the release of the new iPhone 6, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) has the most valuable brand in the world, according to the ...
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7 Must-Know Earnings Season Surprises

Yet another earnings season has nearly arrived. 24/7 Wall St. wanted to look at the current trends to alert its readers what to be on the leery side of in ...
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Live Coverage of the Wayfair IPO (Update 3)

Online home furnishings seller Wayfair Inc. (NYSE: W) priced 11 million shares on Wednesday at $29, above the expected range of $25 to $28, and the shares began trading Thursday ...
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Why Wall Street Still Won’t Buy Amazon

The initial public offering of Alibaba (NYSE: BABA) should remind investors what a great business Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is. Both market cloud services and business-to-business products, and are huge e-commerce ...
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10 Companies Cutting the Most Jobs

Through August, planned job cuts were slightly lower than they were during the first eight months of 2013. In all, companies have announced just under 333,000 planned layoffs so far ...
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Facebook Climbs in Ranking of Top 50 Web Properties

Digital media research firm comScore has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. Web properties for August, and once again the list is topped by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). ...
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German Workers Walk Out at Amazon Warehouses

For at least the third time in 2014, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been hit by a workers walkout at its German warehouses. Workers at two distribution centers in Bad ...
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More Trouble for the Cloud as Kim Kardashian Nude Photos Released

For some reason, celebrities insist on storing their nude images online. Few have seemed to grasp the fact that putting photos and data on cloud-based services can lead to hacks. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, Apple, Concur, Oracle and More

In what has been a whirlwind week for the stock markets, one that is set to be topped off by the highly anticipated Alibaba initial public offering (IPO), many investors ...
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Amazon’s New Tablets Get Subdued Introduction Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) knows how to make noise about new products and services, so when the company chooses to introduce five new models of its Kindle and Kindle Fire ...
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5 Reasons Amazon Should Buy RadioShack

As the clock winds down on RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH), ever more of the Wall Street firms that we cover are weighing in, not only on what the end result ...
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UPS to Hire Up to 95,000 Seasonal Workers for 2014 Holiday Surge

The first announcement for seasonal hiring plans came out Tuesday morning from United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS). The package delivery service said it will hire 90,000 to 95,000 seasonal ...
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