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An Increase in Minimum Wage Could Cost Business $15 Billion

The Congressional Budget Office released a report that claims that an increase in the national minimum wage to $10.10 will cost American businesses $15 billion in 2017. The debate about ...
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Walmart Starts Wire Transfer Service

In yet another foray into the banking business, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced Thursday morning that it is launching a money transfer service that allows customers to transfer funds ...
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Yahoo! Brings Founder Back to Board

In a proxy filing Wednesday, Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ: YHOO) has nominated founder David Filo to the company's board of directors. The company also nominated Charles Schwab, founder of financial services ...
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Workers Say Walmart Chairman Owes $7.8 Billion Tax

A new report from a coalition called Americans for Tax Fairness (ATF) claims that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), Chairman Rob Walton and the entire Walton family owe the United ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Citigroup, Equinix, IBM, Visa, Yahoo, Walmart and More

Stocks have been trying to recover from their sell-off, but investors remain wary. Equity investors want upside from stocks, but they also want to avoid a market correction or a ...
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The Next Wave of Dead Retailers

We all know that retailers like J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and RadioShack Inc. (NYSE: RSH) are in deep trouble. But quarterly results for four other big retailers -- ...
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Minnesota Raises Minimum Wage

Yet one more state is about to raise the minimum wage. At the current rate at which states are taking this action, the move by some members of Congress to ...
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Walmart to Offer Discount on Organic Foods

The trend, which seems to have become permanent, among Americans to buy organic foods got a boost from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT). The company announced that it would sell ...
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Warren Buffett’s Top Dividend Stocks

Now that stocks have pulled back from their highs, some investors have moved on to more defensive stock positions. That move often lands some of the top dividend payers as ...
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Walmart Still Struggles in India

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) tried for at least the past two years to persuade the government of India to allow more foreign direct investment in the country so that ...
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Walmart Offers Consumer Electronic Discounts

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has started to offer a series of large discounts on consumer electronics. The move gives it a chance to steal market share from Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) ...
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Sam’s Club Hit by Chicken Nugget Recall

Tyson Foods Inc. (NYSE: TSN) has recalled more than 75,000 pounds of chicken nuggets after some customers complained of finding bits of plastic in their food. The recall includes 5-pound ...
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Amazon’s New Grocery Delivery Service

Most of the news out of Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) this week focused on its new Fire TV, which puts in squarely into the streaming video market. More quietly, the ...
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Amazon’s Aggressive Easter Sales

The Easter holiday is still more than two weeks away, and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has trimmed prices on some holiday items and slashed prices on others. Figuring that the ...
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Walmart Sues Visa — More Suits to Come

Visa Inc. (NYSE: V) and MasterCard Inc. (NYSE: MA) last December settled a class-action suit with thousands of U.S. merchants for $5.7 billion. The credit card issuers were charged with ...
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