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Public Company Unicorn: Groupon

On November 4, 2011, Groupon Inc. (NASDAQ: GRPN) began trading, after pricing its initial public offering at $20. The stock opened at $28 and moved as high as $31 that ...
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The 4 Stocks That Inched the Dow Higher on Monday

February 1, 2016: Markets opened lower on Monday following on the worst manufacturing data to come out of China in more than three years. From a weak start equities perked ...
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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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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the DJIA on Friday

January 29, 2016: Markets opened higher again on Friday even after a disappointing report on U.S. fourth-quarter GDP. The Bank of Japan adopted a negative interest rate policy on excess ...
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Amazon Revenue Reaches Half of Wal-Mart US Sales

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) posted revenue of $35.7 billion in its most recently reported quarter, up 22% from the same quarter a year ago. Wall Street was disappointed not only ...
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Wal-Mart Shares Up 2%, Leading Dow Performance

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 7.64% to 16,093.51 despite a furious rally that staged a partial recovery of the year's performance, which happened late last week. The performance ...
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Wal-Mart Slashes Prices at Stores That Are Closing

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced on January 15 that it was closing 154 U.S. stores, and on Monday the 18, 127 stores that are set to close on January ...
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Google Largest Online Property With 248 Million Visitors

Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google search property once again showed its dominance of U.S. online visitors. It posted unique visitors of 248.4 million in December, against a total U.S. audience ...
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What Will a $1 Raise Cost Wal-Mart?

Beginning February 20, about 1.2 million hourly workers at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will begin earning a minimum of $10 an hour. Last April, Wal-Mart raised its minimum wage ...
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Wal-Mart’s Super Bowl 50 Sales Push

Some 68,500 fans will be jammed into Levi's Stadium at kick-off time for Super Bowl 50, and if this year's game attracts as many U.S. TV viewers as last year's ...
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In Walmart Store Closings, Texas Loses Out Far Worse Than California

When big companies announce store closures, it means a loss of jobs, empty store locations, and generally doesn't bode well for the immediate area. So what is the impact when the likes ...
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Wal-Mart Still Has 11,200 Locations

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will close 269 stores worldwide, which will affect approximately 16,000 people. That leaves Wal-Mart with only 11,200 locations that employ 2.2 million people, of which ...
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Wal-Mart Is Best-Performing Dow Stock of 2016

Only one Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) component has shares that have posted a gain so far this year. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) stock is up 1% to $61.93, ...
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Wal-Mart Store Closures to Cost 10,000 US Jobs

An experiment that has lasted more than four years ended with a whimper Friday morning with an announcement from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that the company will close all ...
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America’s Most Hated Companies

Today's rapid and near-ubiquitous dissemination of news and information means corporations, too, can be more vulnerable to public opinion. For many companies, recovering from a bad reputation can seem impossible. ...
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