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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Blue Apron, which makes and delivers premium meal kits, will go public. The price range of the IPO has dropped. Many blame Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) move further into the ...
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25 Great American Companies Paying High Dividends

Investors love dividends. Whether the market is up or down, many investors need those dividends to help pay income in retirement. Dividends also account for up to half of all ...
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6 Most Important Things in the Business World Today

Crude oil dropped below $45 a barrel for the first time since late 2016, which raises the possibility that countries that produce crude could begin to have financial problems again. ...
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Are Retail and Apparel Dividend Yields Reaching Panic Levels?

Investors love dividends. For long-term investors, dividends can account for more than half of total returns over time. While investors love companies with high dividend yields and those that can be ...
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How Much Staples Could Really Fetch in a Buyout

If you have followed the dust cloud of failed mergers over the years, chances are high that you know the saga of the failed merger between Staples, Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) ...
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Tuesday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

April 4, 2017: The S&P 500 closed relatively flat on the day, up 0.05% and 1.23 points to 2,360.08. Separately the DJIA closed up 0.19% on the day at 20,689.18, ...
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Thursday’s Biggest Winners and Losers in the S&P 500

March 9, 2017: The S&P 500 closed barely higher on the day up 0.08% and 1.89 points at 2,364.87. Separately the DJIA closed higher 0.01% on the day at 20,858.19, ...
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Why Staples Earnings Did Not Measure Up to Office Depot

Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results before the markets opened on Thursday. Unfortunately, Staples earnings did not live up to expectations and even fell short of ...
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Top 5 Earnings to Look For Thursday

The broad markets have backed off their new highs as we enter the third month of 2017. Most of the retail stocks have reported their fiscal fourth-quarter results, and we ...
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Rite Aid Merger Tank: Lessons From Staples & Office Depot Merger Failure

When pending mergers take too long to close due to regulatory reviews, it is not unusual for investors to get burned. That is now the case for investors who were banking on ...
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Could a Privatized US Postal Service Follow on Cancelled Staples Contract?

In 2013, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) contracted with Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) to provide postal services in about 500 Staples stores. The reaction from the American Postal Workers Union ...
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CEOs Who Were Fired or Forced Out in 2016: Macy’s, Wells Fargo, Valeant and More

Several high-profile CEOs lost their jobs in 2016, along with one or two who "resigned" with the cooperation of their boards. To a person, the exits should help the companies. ...
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Insider Buying Slows as Earnings Season Heats Up: Lands’ End, Monsanto, AZZ and More

As we have mentioned recently, the volume in insider activity was bound to slow as we got to the third-quarter earnings. The earnings season officially kicked off this week, and the ...
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Staples, Teva Join Friday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 14, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 57 equities making new 52-week lows in Friday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by just ...
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Bristol-Myers, Staples Fall Into Monday’s 52-Week Low Club

October 7, 2016: Here are four stocks trading with relatively heavy volume among 26 equities making new 52-week lows in Monday's session. On the NYSE, advancers led decliners by about ...
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