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Walmart Best Performing Dow Stock Of 2016

A few months ago, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) found itself consigned to the retail junk yard. Too big. Too many more modest sized big box retailers. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). No longer ...
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Holiday Retail Sales Rise 3%, Miss Target

For crippled retailers like Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) and Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), a 3% rise in holiday sales would have been a blessing. The 3% level was ...
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Macy’s Adds More Discounts to Move Winter Clothes, Other Items

When Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) announced its November/December same-store sales total last week, the news was not good, but the company was able to forestall a disaster in the share ...
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Macy’s Accommodates for Weak Holiday Sales With Cost-Efficient Initiatives

Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) had a tough run over the holiday season and the company suffered, but no one thought that it might be this bad. This department store posted ...
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Can Sears Avoid Layoffs? (UPDATED)

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) posted horrible holiday results, and management said it would cut over 4,000 people when store employees and management are added together. The retailer forecast the cuts ...
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Ongoing Warm Weather Continues to Cripple Retailers

Unusually warm fall and early winter weather had a sharp impact on retail sales in the fourth quarter of 2015, and the latest weather forecast does not appear to be ...
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5 of the Cheapest Value Stocks for 2016 From the S&P 500

When looking ahead to 2016, investors must ask themselves what is the best way to gauge the market and what metrics they should be using. Looking back at 2015, it ...
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Macy’s Offering Up to 75% Discounts for Post-Christmas Shoppers

Our coverage of holiday and after-Christmas sales has focused on electronics gear like TVs, smartwatches and the like. Partly that's because these items are heavily promoted by some of the ...
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Amazon Shares Set to Rise Another 50% Next Year

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will prove once more this holiday season that its business model continues to take revenue from retail competitors and companies in the cloud business. This will ...
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The 52-Week Low Club for Tuesday

December 22, 2015: Here are four stocks trading with heavy volume among 102 equities making new 52-week lows today. Whiting Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: WLL) dropped about 2.3% on Tuesday to ...
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4 Top Stocks for 2016 That Capitalize on Thrift

Discount retailers like Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) and Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR) have had a great 2015. Higher-priced chains like Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) and Whole Foods Market ...
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Will Super Saturday Save the Holiday Shopping Season?

The last weekend for Christmas shopping starts tomorrow and Super Saturday, as it's known, is expected to include more of the heavy promotional pricing that has been the order of ...
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Which Companies Get Hit When Gun Sales Rise?

The Sandy Hook effect is a well-known phenomenon in the firearm and personal defense space. It describes the boost in sales of guns in the wake of a shooting incident, ...
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JC Penney Short Interest Jumps During Holidays

The short interest in J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) jumped 10.9% in the period that ended November 30 to 100.4 million shares. That makes it the 11th most shorted ...
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Sears Stock Drops Near 5-Year Low

After Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD), which operates Sears and Kmart stores, announced another terrible quarter, its stock fell close to a new five-year low. Over that period, the S&P ...
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