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Blockbuster Is Still in Business

Years before there was Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) Apple TV or Netflix Inc. (NASDAQ: NFLX), there was Blockbuster, one of the largest retailers in America and the primary distribution channel ...
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J.C. Penney’s Weak Online Sales

Barely mentioned in the J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) earnings report was the tiny amount of its online sales for the quarter. Same-store sales may have improved, but the e-commerce revenue ...
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Retail Has Been Horrible in 2014, But There Are Still 4 Top Stocks to Buy

Consumer discretionary stocks were big leaders in 2012 and 2013, but they have been downright horrible this year. In fact, the retail index is down by almost 10% year-to-date, even ...
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Amazon Offers Local In-Home Services

Buy something from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) and need help setting it up, installing it or just making it work at home? The world's largest e-commerce company will arrange to ...
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Have Investors Had Enough of Jeff Bezos Walmarting Business?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has been one of the greatest growth stories of the current generation. It has grown from a mere online seller of books and CDs to an ...
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A Look at RadioShack at $0.99

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) watched its stock tumble below $1.00 for the first time on June 20. Two days later the shares posted an all-time low of $0.81. A week ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Best Buy, Costco, PetSmart, Target and More

It is Tuesday and stocks are trying to find direction after hitting highs last week. Investors and traders now keep hearing that the five-year old bull market has become a ...
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Four Problematic Dividend Hikes: Target, Best Buy, FedEx, Caterpillar

Investors still love dividends and stock buybacks. On top of these corporate governance and return of capital strategies in general, investors really love when they are holding a stock where the ...
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Can Best Buy Thrive After RadioShack Collapse?

RadioShack Corp. (NYSE: RSH) sits in a class by itself, insofar as it appears to be the next huge retailer that could fall into pieces, much as Blockbuster and Circuit ...
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RadioShack Labs: More Ideas Like This and the Company Just Might Survive

Radio Shack (NYSE: RSH), it seemed, was determined to dig itself into an ever deeper hole. It was following the same tired path that nearly brought Best Buy (NYSE: BBY) ...
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Merrill Lynch Inexpensive Large Cap Cyclical Growth Stocks to Buy

While some say valuations are stretched, and the bull market is tired, the bottom line is the market has basically gone sideways for almost a half a year. In a ...
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Thousands of Major Retailer Locations Could Close This Year

As Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) posted poor earnings, and analysts said Sears may close ever more stores, the possibility that major retailers ...
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Best Buy Results Could Force New Lows

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) reported first-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The big-box retailer of electronics gear reported adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.33 ...
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Best Buy Earnings: Make or Break for Turnaround

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) is set to report earnings this Thursday. It is a safe bet that its investors and market observers will be watching closely for how ...
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The Five Most Battered Tech Stocks of the S&P 500

The stock market hit a new high on Friday morning, just in time for two days of serious stock selling. It turns out that the high-beta momentum stocks that led ...
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