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Walmart Starts Wire Transfer Service

In yet another foray into the banking business, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Thursday morning that it is launching a money transfer service that allows customers to transfer funds ...
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Is Pepsi Looking at a Stake in SodaStream?

Israeli business newspaper Calcalist reported Wednesday morning that SodaStream International Ltd. (NASDAQ: SODA), the Israel-based maker of home soft drink dispensers, is holding talks related to selling a stake of ...
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Why You Should Expect Higher Coffee Prices Ahead

The futures price of coffee has basically doubled since early November, leaving one to ask how long can, say, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) go on until it has to boost ...
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Starbucks Slashes Prices on Coffee

For some reason, Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has slashed prices on some coffee and coffee products between April 1 to April 7. The coffee shop chain did not give any ...
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McDonald’s Offers Free Coffee!

Among fast-food restaurants the competition right now is fiercest over breakfast menus. To fight back against a threat from Taco Bell, McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) is giving away free coffee ...
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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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Starbucks to Give Customers What They Want — Booze!

Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) has been testing alcohol sales at some 40 of the company's 11,500 U.S. stores, and the coffee purveyor said it is ready now to begin rolling ...
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Starbucks Targets $100 Billion Market Value

Howard Schultz, the ambitious founder and CEO of Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX), believes the coffee company can have a market value of $100 billion, about twice its current level. He ...
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UBS Top Dividend Stocks to Buy as Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price

For some time we have kept a close eye on the UBS Quality Growth at a Reasonable Price list (Q-GARP) of stocks to buy. The firm focuses on names that ...
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Keurig Green Mountain Added to the S&P 500

After markets closed on Friday, Standard & Poors announced several changes in its indexes. The big news in the announcement was the addition of Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) ...
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Keurig Green Mountain Going Global?

Keurig Green Mountain Inc. (NASDAQ: GMCR) announced Friday morning that it has “updated” its agreement with Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX), eliminating Starbucks’ exclusive deal to offer super-premium coffee in the ...
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New Starbucks App Allows Digital Tipping

Employees at Starbucks Corp. (NASDAQ: SBUX) stores just got good news. The company's Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) App used to buy Starbucks products can now be used for tipping. Cash ...
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Gap Moves Into China

Gap's (NYSE: GPS) earnings in the fourth quarter and for the 2013 fiscal year were good enough to get modest applause from Wall Street. However, unlike other large American retailers, ...
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Fast-Food Wars: McDonald’s vs. Yum! Brands in China

When fast-food giants McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) reported fourth-quarter and full-year results for 2013, both chains said that U.S. sales were flat at best ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AOL, Echelon, Fairway Group, LinkedIn, Lululemon, More

February is turning out to be volatile after a down January, and now investors and analysts are positioning themselves for the year ahead. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall ...
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