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Among Walmart’s Top Holiday Toys: A Smartwatch for $60

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced on Wednesday its Top 20 Toys List for the coming holiday season, following hands-on sessions with hundreds of kids from ages 18 months to ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

September 5, 2014: Markets opened lower on Friday following a disappointing report on employment that investors later took as a signal that the Fed might extend its easy money policy. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the Market

September 4, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following mixed reports on new claims for jobless benefits and employment. But the good start slipped to the downside by mid-afternoon. Energy ...
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Is YouTube Worth More Than Twitter?

The signs have been everywhere, but it was not until Wednesday that they were pieced together and one analyst firm took the plunge. Jefferies said that Google Inc.’s (NASDAQ: GOOG) ...
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Disney Out of Blockbusters for 2014

The summer movie season ended on Labor Day, and we’ve now entered the fall season, which runs through the Thursday November 6. The summer champion was crowned over the final ...
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Disney’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ Topped a Slow August Weekend

The top-grossing movie for the past weekend was not a newcomer, but no one expected that it would be. Walt Disney Co.’s (NYSE: DIS) “Guardians of the Galaxy” won the ...
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9-Year Delay Could Sink ‘Sin City’ Movie Sequel

In 2005, the original “Sin City” film opened to a weekend box office of $29.12 million. That movie’s sequel, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” opens on 2,894 screens ...
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The Attraction of YouTube’s Multichannel Networks

When Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) agreed in March to pay up to $950 million for Maker Studio, the acquisition was looked at as a testament to the value of ...
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Weekend Movie Sweepstakes Dominated by Viacom

As anticipated, Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIAB) and its Paramount Studios’ “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” held on to its weekend box-office supremacy for a second week, outselling the latest installment, “The Expendables 3,” from ...
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Disney Heats Up at Walmart After Being Shut Out at Amazon

About a week ago Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) removed the pre-ordering option for several DVD releases of popular movies from Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS). The dispute between the two ...
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Ninja Turtles Likely to Beat the Expendables at the Box Office

The summer movie season has only three more weekends to run, including this one, which features a third installment of the senior citizen action heroes, “The Expendables 3” from Lions ...
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The 4 Stocks That Carried the Market

August 14, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday after a slightly worse-than-expected report on new claims for unemployment benefits.  U.S. export prices were higher in July and natural gas prices ...
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Disney Leads 2014 Movie Box Office Sweepstakes

Of the top 10 grossing movies so far this year, the Buena Vista Studio owned by The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) claims three titles, while Time Warner Inc.’s (NYSE: ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AECOM, Intercept, Kinder Morgan, Rackspace, SunEdison, Disney and More

Stocks were holding on to small gains on Tuesday even after weaker sentiment was reported out of Europe. It looks as though investors have decided they can now shop around ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

August 11, 2014: Markets opened higher Monday following a relatively quiet weekend on the geopolitical front. Semiconductors and biotechs were among the better performing sectors on a day when no ...
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