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Why Is Costco Winning but Wal-Mart Losing?

From the beginning of 2015 to the end, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) lost more than 36% of its market cap. Across the same period, Costco Wholesale Corporation (NASDAQ: COST) ...
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Why Wal-Mart Is Still Among the Best 2016 Dow Stocks Despite Earnings Miss

Since bottoming in mid-November at $56.30 a share, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) shares have gained over 17% and was the best performing Dow 30 stock in 2016 until Thursday’s ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks for 2016

Warren Buffett has now released the official equity holdings of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) as of December 31, 2016. That makes this the official Buffett stocks for 2016, but ...
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January Retail Sales Look to Be on the Soft Side

Retailers were announcing January U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning, and research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year increase of just 0.3% for the month. For the fourth-quarter, Retail ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 3 Consumer Favorite Top Pick Retail Stocks for 2016

Despite the fact that some on Wall Street discount the effect that lower gasoline prices have on the U.S. consumer, the bottom line is we are experiencing one of the ...
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January Retail Sales Growth Estimate a Meager 0.2%

Same-store sales for the month of January were weak, but still a couple of ticks higher than January 2015. But fourth-quarter earnings look to be far worse — down 1.4%. ...
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Costco Sold 58,000 GM Cars During Holiday Promotion

Beginning October 2 and ending January 4, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) sponsored a promotion for Costco members who wanted to purchase a new ...
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The Cheapest Places to Buy Gasoline

A short-lived price war in Houghton Lake, Mich., last week resulted in gasoline prices way below $1 a gallon, and while such events may occur again, most U.S. drivers won't ...
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Can Whole Foods Look Forward to a Brighter 2016?

The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs said Monday that Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) had agreed to pay $500,000 to settle allegations that its stores in New ...
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4 Top Stocks for 2016 That Capitalize on Thrift

Discount retailers like Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) have had a great 2015. Higher-priced chains like Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) and Whole Foods Market ...
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Costco Underwhelms on Top and Bottom Lines, Despite Solid Comps

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Tuesday. The company had $1.09 in earnings per share (EPS) on $27.22 billion in ...
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What to Look for in Costco Earnings

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) is scheduled to report its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets close on Tuesday. The consensus estimates from Thomson Reuters call for $1.17 in ...
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Top 7 Earnings Previews for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We are just exiting earnings season and by the looks ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Aeropostale, American Eagle, Avago, Costco, HP, Kinder Morgan, NCR, Pandora and Many More

Stocks had been indicated earlier after a massacre event took stocks lower on Wednesday. A disappointing ECB meeting without much new on quantitative easing then took the markets lower. The ...
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November Retail Sales Mixed on Warm Weather, Auto Sales

Retailers are announcing November U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday morning, and research firm Retail Metrics had forecast a year-over-year decline of 1.1% for the month. In October retail same-store sales ...
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