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PlayStation Network Taken Down by Hackers

As hackers move from retailers like Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) to tech operations, they have taken down the huge Sony Corp. (NYSE: SNE) PlayStation Network. The Japanese company announced: Like ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: HP, InterMune, MeetMe, Tesla and More

Stocks were firm on Thursday, another indication that stocks are rising on thin trading volume. Investors have still be repositioning themselves and have been nibbling on stocks when they see ...
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Target’s Results Could Have Been Worse — and That’s Where They’re Headed

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported second-quarter 2014 results before markets opened Wednesday. The big-box retailer posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.78 and $17.41 billion in revenues. In ...
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The 6 Top Earnings Reports for the Week Ahead

We have entered the second half of August, a period of the year where there are fewer earnings and economic reports than normal. The long and short of it is ...
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Supervalu Hacked and Customer Data May Have Been Stolen

Supervalu Inc. (NYSE: SVU) reported early Friday morning that some of its food and liquor stores suffered a "criminal intrusion" of the computer network that processes payment card transactions. The ...
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J.C. Penney’s Weak Online Sales

Barely mentioned in the J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) earnings report was the tiny amount of its online sales for the quarter. Same-store sales may have improved, but the e-commerce revenue ...
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Amazon, Google Squaring Off in Same-Day Delivery Battle

On Wednesday Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) said it was expanding its same-day delivery service to 6 new metropolitan areas bringing to 10 the number of cities where Amazon Prime members ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Groupon, Micron, RingCentral, Target, Tesla, Monster, Pfizer and More

Stocks fell again on Tuesday, and Wednesday's indications are lower as well. Investors still want upside, but they are also getting more selective on stocks versus the stock market in ...
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Amazon Leads Retailer Growth With 852% Rise

If the case has not been proven that e-commerce has crushed the growth of traditional retail, a new study shows that the Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) posted 852% growth between ...
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Could Target Be the Next Sears?

When Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) welcomes its new CEO, Brian Cornell, to the corner office next week, he will find a pile of problems that need solving. And while the ...
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Target Hires New CEO From Pepsi — Why Did He Leave?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT), desperate due to falling sales and a data breach that exposed personal information from tens of millions customers, hired a PepsiCo Inc. (NYSE: PEP) executive to ...
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Back-to-School Season Isn’t What It Used to Be

The back-to-school shopping season is traditionally second only to the end-of-the-year holiday season for retail sales. Sales could reach $84 billion -- not really close to the nearly $600 billion ...
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Merrill Lynch Sees Kroger Multiple Expansion Over Walmart and Target

Making new Buy rating calls at brokerage firms has to be a bit of a challenge when the market is effectively at all-time highs. So, what would make Kroger Co. ...
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Where Are Walmart’s Customers Going?

An improving job market has not helped Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) sales. Bill Simon, CEO of Walmart U.S., made that observation to Reuters. What he did not say is ...
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Target Bans Firearms in Its Stores

In a post on the company's official blog site, Target Inc. (NYSE: TGT) said that beginning July 2 the stores will "respectfully request that guests not bring firearms into Target ...
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