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The Biggest Company the Year You Were Born

To succeed in the U.S. economy, companies must constantly adapt to changing conditions. Some of the nation’s largest corporations -- conglomerates such as General Electric (NYSE: GE), Exxon Mobil (NYSE: ...
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Did a Wal-Mart Turnaround Just Build Up Some Steam?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported first-quarter fiscal 2017 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.98 on total revenues of $115.9 ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the Dow Wednesday

May 18, 2016: Markets opened lower again Wednesday following the lead of both Asian and European markets. Both a strengthening dollar and an unexpected inventory build in U.S. crude oil ...
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What to Look for When Wal-Mart Reports Earnings

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is set to report its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Thursday. The Thomson Reuters consensus estimates are $0.88 in earnings per ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the DJIA on Monday

May 16, 2016: Markets opened higher Monday as they ignored weaker-than-expected economic data from China. The dollar strengthened early, especially against the yen, and an announcement from Goldman Sachs that ...
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Major Changes Seen in Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stock Holdings — Including Apple

Being the wealthiest man in the world on paper tends to draw some attention. This is why investors and outsiders watch new equity investment positions taken by, or sold by, ...
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Top 8 Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major companies reporting their quarterly results this week. We are on the way out of earnings season, when ...
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Can Amazon’s Market Value Hit Half A Trillion Dollars?

At least one Wall St. analyst believes the value of Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) share prices will reach $1,000, up from $709. Its market value is currently $335 billion. Is half ...
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The 4 Stocks That Tanked the Dow on Friday

May 13, 2016: Markets opened slightly lower Friday as the dollar strengthened and oil prices dipped. By late afternoon every sector traded in the red for the day with financials, ...
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4 Blue Chip Contrarian Stock Ideas That Pay Solid Dividends

It has been a roller-coaster year so far, and as we have noted recently, the ride could become a little more bumpy this summer as a ton of headline data ...
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Wal-Mart Free 2-Day Shipping Takes on Amazon Prime

In what the company probably hopes is one of those "better late than never" moves, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has kicked off a $49 per year subscription plan offering ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Wednesday

May 11, 2016: Markets opened lower on Wednesday as the dollar weakened further against the euro, dragging crude prices down along with it. This morning's crop of earnings reports were ...
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The Most Popular Stores in America

Walmart is the most popular store in America. More than half of all shoppers in the country visit a Walmart location in a given month. No other U.S. store can ...
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25 Companies Raising Their Dividends for 25 Years or More

Investors love when companies pay dividends. More specifically, they love companies that are raising their dividends year after year. There exists a classification of dividend payers known as the Dividend Aristocrats. These ...
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The 4 Stocks That Buoyed the Dow on Friday

May 6, 2016: Markets opened lower on Friday following a lower-than-expected report on U.S. employment. The report contributed to a short-lived boost in traders' interest in U.S. Treasuries, but that ...
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