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The 4 Stocks That Inched the Dow Higher on Monday

February 1, 2016: Markets opened lower on Monday following on the worst manufacturing data to come out of China in more than three years. From a weak start equities perked ...
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Walmart Best Performing Dow Stock Of 2016

A few months ago, Walmart (NYSE: WMT) found itself consigned to the retail junk yard. Too big. Too many more modest sized big box retailers. Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN). No longer ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the DJIA on Friday

January 29, 2016: Markets opened higher again on Friday even after a disappointing report on U.S. fourth-quarter GDP. The Bank of Japan adopted a negative interest rate policy on excess ...
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Amazon Revenue Reaches Half of Wal-Mart US Sales

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) posted revenue of $35.7 billion in its most recently reported quarter, up 22% from the same quarter a year ago. Wall Street was disappointed not only ...
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Wal-Mart Shares Up 2%, Leading Dow Performance

The Dow Jones Industrial Average is down 7.64% to 16,093.51 despite a furious rally that staged a partial recovery of the year's performance, which happened late last week. The performance ...
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Wal-Mart Slashes Prices at Stores That Are Closing

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced on January 15 that it was closing 154 U.S. stores, and on Monday the 18, 127 stores that are set to close on January ...
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Google Largest Online Property With 248 Million Visitors

Alphabet Inc.'s (NASDAQ: GOOGL) Google search property once again showed its dominance of U.S. online visitors. It posted unique visitors of 248.4 million in December, against a total U.S. audience ...
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What Will a $1 Raise Cost Wal-Mart?

Beginning February 20, about 1.2 million hourly workers at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will begin earning a minimum of $10 an hour. Last April, Wal-Mart raised its minimum wage ...
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Wal-Mart’s Super Bowl 50 Sales Push

Some 68,500 fans will be jammed into Levi's Stadium at kick-off time for Super Bowl 50, and if this year's game attracts as many U.S. TV viewers as last year's ...
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In Walmart Store Closings, Texas Loses Out Far Worse Than California

When big companies announce store closures, it means a loss of jobs, empty store locations, and generally doesn't bode well for the immediate area. So what is the impact when the likes ...
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Wal-Mart Still Has 11,200 Locations

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will close 269 stores worldwide, which will affect approximately 16,000 people. That leaves Wal-Mart with only 11,200 locations that employ 2.2 million people, of which ...
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Wal-Mart Is Best-Performing Dow Stock of 2016

Only one Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) component has shares that have posted a gain so far this year. Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) stock is up 1% to $61.93, ...
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Wal-Mart Store Closures to Cost 10,000 US Jobs

An experiment that has lasted more than four years ended with a whimper Friday morning with an announcement from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that the company will close all ...
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America’s Most Hated Companies

Today's rapid and near-ubiquitous dissemination of news and information means corporations, too, can be more vulnerable to public opinion. For many companies, recovering from a bad reputation can seem impossible. ...
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5 High-Yield Defensive Stocks That Can Thrive in the 2016 Market Panic

Did the bull market just get seriously interrupted? Or did it actually end? That is what investors are wondering about 2016. The Dow fell by 2.2% in 2015, and that ...
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