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LinkedIn Chief Is Highest Rated CEO

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) CEO Jeff Weiner received the top grade in Glassdoor's new "Highest Rated CEOs 2014." The rating is based on employee answers to the question, "Do you ...
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Does Safeway Deal Rescue Supermarkets?

Thursday night's announcement that Cerberus Capital Management will acquire Safeway Inc. (NYSE: SWY) for $40 a share in cash and stock may offer be the last gasp for supermarket chains. ...
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February Retail Sales Better Than Feared

Retailers are announcing February U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.7% year-over-year. Retail sales gained just 2% in February of 2013, excluding ...
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Costco Earnings Dive on Weak Holiday Buying

Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) reported second-quarter fiscal 2014 results before markets opened Thursday. The big-box club store posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.05 on revenue of $26.31 ...
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Meet the 2014 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

As many consider Warren Buffett to be the greatest investor of modern times, investors want to know any time there are big changes in the Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Angie’s List, Itron, NVIDIA, Regeneron, Sempra, More

Earnings season is winding down and the markets are proving to be volatile so far in 2014. Analysts and investors alike are trying to adjust their expectations for 2014 to ...
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Retail Sales for January as Cool as the Weather

Retailers are announcing January same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 2.2% year-over-year. Retail sales gained 2.3% in January of 2013, excluding drug store ...
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Weather May Have Wrecked January Retail Sales

It’s a good thing that the month of January typically accounts for just 20% of most retailers’ fourth quarter sales. This January has been a particularly harsh one, at least ...
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Amazon Could Keep Prime Low to Hammer Apple

On the company's earnings call last week, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) said that it may raise the price on its subscription shipping service, Amazon Prime, from its current level of ...
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Retail Wrecks: Amazon to J.C. Penney

Now that the holiday season is over, one thing is crystal clear. Fourth-quarter results are just in and revenue fell for most of the retailers. It was the rare company ...
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Retail Stocks to Buy (or Not) in 2014

Buying a retail stock is often a pretty risky venture and it won’t get any less risky in 2014. The stocks can bounce around a lot, especially for those stores ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citigroup, GE, Melco Crown, Oracle and More

Investors and traders alike have been positioning their portfolios and assets going into year-end, at the same time that stocks keep challenging all-time higher highs almost each week. 24/7 Wall ...
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J.C. Penney Stock Tumbles after Weak November Sales Reports from Other Retailers

Retailers are announcing November same-store sales Thursday and, once again, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), which reported a strong gain of 10.1% on Monday, is getting lashed. We’ve noted ...
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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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