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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the DJIA on Friday

April 24, 2015: Markets opened higher on Friday but only the Nasdaq Composite was able to hold onto its opening gain for the whole day. Tech heavyweights Amazon.com, Google, and ...
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Amazon Online Visits Over Double Wal-Mart’s

If Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), the world's largest retailer, wants to target e-commerce powerhouse Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), it has a long way to go, at least in terms ...
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Apple Is the Most Profitable Company of 2014

Buried among the news of Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) successful launch of its smartwatch, CEO Tim Cook's $65 million payday and a forecast that the public company's market cap might reach $1 trillion ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Thursday

April 16, 2015: Markets opened lower on Thursday before climbing above the break-even line in the mid-afternoon. Crude oil futures rose to another year-to-date high today and three hot IPOs ...
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5 Large Cap Rising Star Stocks Portfolio Managers Love

One thing that always happens in institutional portfolio management is trades become “overcrowded.” What that means is hedge fund and mutual fund managers who tend to talk among themselves all ...
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Workers Seeking $15 Hourly Wage Set Strikes in 230 Cities

The strikes and protests that began more than two years ago among workers at fast-food restaurants has expanded its scope, seeking to include low-wage workers in many fields to join ...
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The 10 Biggest Milestones in Wal-Mart History

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), struggling with revenue growth and its image as a company that pays its employees as little as possible, is still one of the great success stories in ...
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Walton Family Sells Walmart Shares

Last Friday the Walton family, heirs of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) founder Sam Walton, announced that the family business, Walton Enterprises LLC, would would distribute about 6% of its ...
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Ballard on Track With New China Deal

Fuel cell stocks offer the promise of new technology and innovation, but they are characterized by smaller market caps and increased volatility. At the same time, China is starting to ...
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Fees for Prepaid Cards Vary Widely — and Wildly

From a total of 10 million prepaid debit and payroll cards in use in 2010, an estimated total of 25.6 million such cards are expected to be in consumers' hands ...
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The 10 States With the Most Wal-Mart Stores

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has 4,953 locations in the United States. Of those, 563 are in Texas, the state with the most locations. A look at Wal-Mart store locations ...
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Wegmans, Publix, Trader Joe’s Big Winners in Supermarket Survey

In a recently completed survey of more than 62,000 supermarket customers, Consumer Reports rated Wegmans at the top of the list with a score of 90 (out of a possible ...
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Job Growth Gets Slaughtered in March

The U.S. Department of Labor released its March payroll and unemployment data Friday morning, and it is hard to imagine how it could have been much worse. The Labor Department ...
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Why This Analyst Is Even More Bullish on Facebook Now

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) has been on a tear, and Wall Street analysts are trying their best to keep up. The current valuation of Facebook by analysts inspires a few ...
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McDonald’s Pay Hike Covers a Fraction of Employees

For the 90,000 or so employees who work in its 1,500 company-operated U.S. stores, McDonald’s Corp. (NYSE: MCD) plans to boost the average pay to $9.90 per hour on July ...
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