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Can Wal-Mart Compete With Amazon in Drone Delivery?

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has added the Dallas-area to its Prime Now one-hour delivery service cities. It joins Manhattan, Brooklyn, Baltimore and Miami as the fifth metropolitan area to get ...
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5 Top Picks From the Credit Suisse 32 Contrarian Stock Ideas

With the market moving ever higher, albeit in fits and starts, stock prices seem to many investors as though they may be getting a little bit rich. With a price-to-earnings ratio ...
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Should Analyst Upgrades Value Facebook as Much as Wal-Mart?

Fresh calls, hot off the press, and Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) is in the spotlight this time. A couple of investment banks have weighed in on the social media powerhouse. Piper ...
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Google Tops Exxon in Market Value

The new economy versus the old. Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE: XOM), which has its roots in John D. Rockefeller's Standard Oil from well over a century ago, has had its market cap ...
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Wal-Mart Is Largest Employer in 20 States

With 1.3 million employees, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is the largest private employer in the United States. The company operates more than 4,500 Wal-Mart stores and nearly 650 Sam’s ...
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Americans Are Finally Making More Money, and 3 Retail Stocks Will Benefit

After years of stagnant earnings growth, and at one point, double-digit unemployment, the wages of workers in the United States are finally moving higher. Combined with a massive sell-off in ...
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Investors Return to Amazon.com

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) shares sold off sharply after its most recent quarterly report. Revenue did not rise enough over the holiday season, analysts said. Once again, founder Jeff Bezos ...
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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Wednesday

March 11, 2015: Markets opened modestly higher on Wednesday as both economic data and world markets didn’t create much action. Crude oil traded higher early in the day then tumbled ...
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The 4 Stocks That Raised the DJIA on Thursday

March 5, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday following a higher-than-expected number of new claims for unemployment benefits combined with lower-than-expected productivity and lower-than-expected factory orders. What saved the day ...
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Why Target Needs to Slash Prices to Recover

What brings customers through the doors of major retailers, or online to buy merchandise? Likely nothing surpasses price cuts on the merchandise. Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) new CEO Brian Cornell needs ...
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Analyst Gives Mixed Review on J.C. Penney After Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results last Thursday after the markets closed. The results were mixed but one thing was for sure, there was ...
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Did Target Trump Wal-Mart on Earnings?

Wednesday before the markets opened, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and $21.8 billion in revenue. That came over the ...
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Target Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $25

In a move that is surely designed to attract more shoppers to its online and mobile offerings, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Monday morning that beginning immediately all orders valued ...
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Sears Can’t Afford Worker Pay Raise

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has the balance sheet and cash flow to raise the minimum wage it pays its workers to $9 almost immediately and probably $10 next year. ...
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Can McDonald’s Afford to Raise Worker Pay?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) raised minimum worker pay to $9 an hour, which should rise to $10 next year. By some estimates, Wal-Mart's plan will cost it $1 billion a ...
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