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Dollar General Turns Up the Heat on Family Dollar

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) Tuesday morning upped the stakes in the battle to acquire Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO). The discount retailer raised its all-cash offer for Family ...
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Walmart Offers Health Care for $40

Some Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations have offered health care services since 2005 in about 100 stores. On Friday, the company opened its first Walmart-owned clinics in two Georgia ...
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The 4 Stocks That Kept Gains Small

August 29, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday and dipped into the red briefly following this morning’s report on consumer spending. Volume was threatening to break below the year-to-date low ...
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Google Ranks 3rd in Market Cap Among All U.S. Companies

Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) has passed Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) to become the third most valuable U.S. company as measured by market capitalization. The search company's number ...
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Apple Now Worth $100 Billion More Than GE and Walmart Combined

This past week was a monumental time for Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and its shareholders. Despite chatter that the highly anticipated iPhone 6 could face delays, Apple shares hit a new, ...
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The 4 Stocks That Drove the Market

August 20, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday following a better-than-expected report on new claims for unemployment benefits and fourth consecutive gain in existing home sales. Shortly before closing today ...
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15 Biggest Employers in the World

Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE: WMT) is the world’s largest publicly traded employer, with approximately 2.2 million employees across of the globe, a number greater than the population of cities such as ...
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The 10 Most Dominant Warren Buffett Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) recently released its latest changes to the company's public equity holdings, as of June 30, 2014. What stood out the most was just how large ...
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Google Easily the Top U.S. Web Property

Digital media research firm comScore Inc. (NASDAQ: SCOR) has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. web properties for July and the list is topped, once again, by the ...
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3 DJIA Stocks at Real Risk of Hitting 52-Week Lows

Investors seem to have grown accustomed to seeing the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) hitting new high after new high in 2014. Only the recent market volatility has created a ...
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Is the Bidding Over for Family Dollar Stores?

Nearly everyone expected a higher bid for Family Dollar Stores Inc. (NYSE: FDO) after the first buyout offer from Dollar Tree Inc. (NASDAQ: DLTR). It wasn’t so much that the ...
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Walmart Clears Out Summer Inventory

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has started to clear our summer inventory using e-commerce to augment what it is doing in its stores. By Labor Day, many items will have ...
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J.C. Penney’s Weak Online Sales

Barely mentioned in the J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) earnings report was the tiny amount of its online sales for the quarter. Same-store sales may have improved, but the e-commerce revenue ...
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Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. Warren Buffett's different portfolio holdings have not been changing much of late, but it turns ...
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Do Walmart’s Low-Paid Workers Hurt the Bottom Line?

Without giving any details, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) said Thursday morning that it is cutting its earnings guidance for the 2015 fiscal year as a result of “incremental investments ...
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