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Target Shares Slide on Walmart and Amazon Worries

Many retail stocks are higher over the past month. Investors have either received hard news, or have seen forecasts, that the largest companies in the sector, which include Wal-Mart Stores ...
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Top Ten Retailer Stocks On Black Friday

Retailers are well into their Black Friday shopping day by now and we thought we’d take a look at how the stocks at ten leading retailers are reacting to early ...
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In Advance of Black Friday, Two Stock Picks in Retail

In the Thanksgiving holiday edition of its Weekend Warrior newsletter, Sterne Agee offers a couple of stock picks, one outstanding holiday pricing ad, and a weather forecast. That should about ...
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Seven Stores Remaining Closed on Thanksgiving

With more stores than ever before choosing to open for at least part of Thanksgiving day, there has been a lot of public response to those merchants who will be ...
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Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Full Stock Holdings, Higher Again

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) and Warren Buffett have released the conglomerate's full stock holdings as of September 30, 2013. This 13F filing with the SEC shows that the company's ...
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Costco and GM Want You to Buy a Cadillac

The latest promotion being offered by Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) has been a rousing success according to an Tuesday announcement from Costco. Costco ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Twitter, Atmel, Gogo, Hologic, Vodafone and More

Earnings season may be winding down and the stock market may be close to all-time highs, but now traders and investors alike have to be considering how to position their ...
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Eight Stocks to Buy for Lower Oil Prices

U.S. crude production has grown beyond expectations in 2013, accelerating in the second half of this year at most key plays around the country, particularly Bakken, Eagle Ford and Permian. ...
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Retailers Look Weak: Costco, Family Dollar Earnings

Two major retail chains reported fiscal fourth-quarter results Wednesday morning, and while neither one was a complete dud, they did not set off fireworks either. Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) ...
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Nine Key Earnings This Week Set the Tone for Earnings Season

We already have warned that investors and traders alike are now unlikely to see five key economic reports this week due to the government shutdown. Industry economic reports still will ...
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Five More Major Economic Reports You Will Not See Next Week

The stock and bond markets in the United States and internationally had to trade through a very unusual first Friday or the month because there was no Labor Department report ...
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Walmart Hiring More Workers to Help Boost Sales — Updated

Update: This story edited to include Walmart's denial of a report of a cut in orders. Mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has denied as "blatantly false" reports that it ...
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Order Cutting by Walmart Ahead of Holidays, More Retail Sector Woes — Updated

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is the king of retailing, with the largest presence of all retailers with more than 2 million workers and with what may be as much ...
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The Stocks That Will Have to Drive the Market Higher

With tops across the Nasdaq, Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and S&P 500, concern is growing that, with a relatively poor economy and high unemployment, low interest rates cannot keep ...
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Can Costco’s Prestige Really Help Sprint Grow?

Wireless carrier Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) said on Wednesday that it will add another 100 Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) stores to the 106 that already sell Sprint products in ...
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