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How Home Depot and Lowe’s Are Winning in the Omni-Channel While Others Are Losing

The old hope of omni-channel sales acting as a boost to retail has come and gone. Most retail outlets have been Amazon-ed into lower and lower margins. Still, the omni-channel ...
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UBS Makes a Huge Addition to Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price Portfolio

While it seems almost impossible, the first quarter of 2017 is about ready to be put in the books, and what a quarter it’s been. Stocks have continued the Trump ...
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The Best Performing DJIA Stocks Since the March 2009 Recession Bottom

There is no way to deny that it has been a wild ride since the bull market has officially turned 8 years old. The period of March 6 to March ...
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Why Home Depot Dominates the Home Improvement Market

As of Wednesday's close, Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) sported a market cap of nearly $179 billion. Its chief rival, Lowe's Companies Inc. (NYSE: LOW), remains far in the rear-view ...
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US Homeowners Spent $221 Billion on Home Improvements in 2015

In 2015, U.S. homeowners spent $221 billion on home improvement, maintenance and repairs, according to a report released Wednesday by the Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies (JCHS). The ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Home Depot, IBM, Mobileye, Monsanto, NVIDIA, ONEOK, Square, Unilever and Many More

Stocks were indicated higher on Thursday after Treasury Secretary Mnuchin talked up more tax reform plans in an interview on Thursday morning. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is now close ...
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Why Investors Are Driving Home Depot to New Highs After Earnings

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2016 results before markets opened Tuesday. The home improvement store posted diluted net earnings per share of $1.44 in the quarter ...
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7 Key Retailers Reporting Earnings This Week

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major retailers that will be reporting their quarterly earnings in the coming week. We are at the close ...
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5 Safe Dividend Stocks to Own If the Big Market Correction Comes

Even though the stock market has rallied for almost eight years without any serious downturns, many of the Wall Street pundits say it can go higher, much higher. Why? Because Wall ...
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Cybersecurity Trends in 2016: Ransomware Way Up, Point-of-Sale Attacks Way Down

Two massive point-of-sale (POS) attacks in 2013 and 2014 forced the cybersecurity and retail industries to take more active measures to prevent these kinds of attacks. Cybercrooks stole data for ...
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Verizon, Home Depot Lead Dow Lower Monday

February 6, 2017: Markets opened lower Monday and bumped along near the break-even line on two of the major indexes until around noon when both edged lower. No major earnings reports ...
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Forget DJIA 20,000 — DJIA 21,422 Is the Real Target!

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) has finally managed to break above the elusive 20,000 mark. This is a monumental milestone for investors. Still, investors need to understand that the ...
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Caterpillar, Home Depot Best DJIA Performers Tuesday

January 10, 2017: Markets opened mixed again Tuesday as the blue chips got off to a slow start. The DJIA peake in the middle of the day and slid back ...
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Forget 20,000: Why the 2017 DJIA Bull-Bear Outlook Points to 21,422

With 2017 well underway, the investing community needs to consider what happened in 2016, and they need to consider beyond the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hitting 20,000 for what ...
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How 2017 Can Shape Up for Wal-Mart, Home Depot and Lowe’s

It is hard to imagine that the equity market rally at the end of 2016 was preceded by a weak spot in the economy ahead of the election. Still, that ...
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