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Amazon’s New Grocery Delivery Service

Most of the news out of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) this week focused on its new Fire TV, which puts in squarely into the streaming video market. More quietly, the ...
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Why Safeway Buyout Makes Kroger Worth Twice as Much

Safeway Inc.'s (NYSE: SWY) agreement to sell out to Cerberus Capital Management for as much as $40 a share says something about The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), the archrival of ...
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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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Fuel Cell Maker Plug Power Still Flying High

Following an announcement last week that fuel cell maker Plug Power Inc. (NASDAQ: PLUG) had received a purchase order from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) to supply electric fork lifts ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: LinkedIn, Safeway, NII Holdings, Rangold, EP Energy and More

Stocks are challenging new highs again and earnings season is just about over. Investors are carefully deciding how to position themselves for gains ahead and to avoid the next serious sell-off. ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alcatel, CSX, Family Dollar, HP and More

Earnings season has started and Wall Street analysts are making many changes to their 2014 outlooks. At the same time, investors are still positioning their portfolios for 2014 and beyond. ...
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Ten Companies Paying Americans the Least

This summer, thousands of fast-food workers in the United States went on strike in cities across the country, demanding their wages be increased to $15 an hour and the ability ...
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Whole Foods Struggles to Revamp Its Image

When food retailer Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) reported earnings after markets closed on Wednesday, the stock price fell 8% in after-hours trading, and it was down even further ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Baidu, Cubist, Whole Foods and More

Stocks have seen five days of selling, and investors are deciding which stocks are bargains and which ones will have more downside. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street ...
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The 10 Largest Employers in America

Walmart is the largest American employer, with a workforce of nearly 2.2 million people. However, because of its international reach, only 1.3 million of those were employed in the United ...
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Closing Bell for Friday on Wall Street: Markets Stagger to Modest Gains

July 12, 2013: U.S. equity markets opened slightly higher this morning as European industrial production was below expectations and U.S. PPI was a bit higher than expected. The other major ...
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Top 10 Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: F5 Networks, Pfizer, Sprint and More

Investors and traders are usually on the lookout for new research ideas that will generate higher income or more profits. 24/7 Wall St. reviews many analyst research calls from Wall ...
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Kroger Pays $2.5 Billion for Supermarket Chain

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) today announced that it would acquire supermarket chain Harris Teeter Supermarkets Inc. (NYSE: HTSI) for $49.38 a share in cash, or about $2.5 billion. The ...
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Closing Bell for Thursday on Wall Street: Market Sell-off Hits High Gear Today

U.S. equity markets opened lower this morning adding to yesterday’s carnage following the FOMC announcement yesterday. The widespread belief that sometime this year the Fed will start reducing its $85 ...
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Kroger Company Earnings Lead to Better Outlook

The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR) reported first-quarter 2013 results before markets opened this morning. The grocery chain reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.92 on revenues of $30 ...
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