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The 4 Stocks That Weighed on the DJIA Friday

April 29, 2016: Markets opened lower Friday with healthcare and tech stocks taking the brunt of the punishment. This morning's report on PCE inflation showed inflation lower in April than ...
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Sears and JC Penney Need to Close Over 300 Stores

According to analysis from Green Street Advisors, as reported in The Wall Street Journal, several large retailers need to close hundreds of stores to reach the sales per square foot ...
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Amazon Online Visits Double Wal-Mart’s

Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) dominance in the e-commerce market is part of the company's rapidly expanding revenue growth and market value. That is despite the effort of every brick-and-mortar retailer ...
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Why Target Just Raised Its Minimum Wage

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced this week that it would raise the minimum wage for its workers to $10 an hour. Investors are speculating whether this is a public relations ...
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Wal-Mart Is Nation’s Worst Grocery Store

When it comes to grocery shopping, brand loyalty carries a lot of weight. A recent survey of grocery shoppers showed that 87% were somewhat or extremely satisfied with their most ...
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Health Care Costs May Be the Major Issue in the Verizon Union Walkout

Some 40,000 Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE: VZ) union employees are walking off the job after contract negotiations between two labor unions and Verizon failed. Negotiations with the Communications Workers of ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Dow on Tuesday

April 12, 2016: Markets opened higher again on Tuesday as traders ignored the new earnings season that "officially" got off to a bumpy start with Alcoa missing revenue expectations. Earnings ...
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Wal-Mart Drops Some Prices Over 25%

Spring is not even a month old and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has already begun a Spring MegaRollback promotion on nearly 900 items. Rollback pricing is nothing new for ...
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5 Stocks Pushing the Dow Toward Record Levels

If the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) passes its previous record high of 18,292 set last April, five stocks likely will be the engine. While the Dow currently trades at 17,577, ...
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Wal-Mart Sells Refurbished iPhone 6 at a Discount

Without a lot of fanfare, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has begun selling a refurbished iPhone 6 with 16 gigbytes of memory for $399. That's a $150 discount to the ...
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Why Analysts Are Pumped on Dollar General

Dollar General Corp. (NYSE: DG) has been receiving high praise from investors and analysts recently. The stock is up nearly 20% year to date, and it rose about 2% over the course ...
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Wal-Mart Warehouse Clear-Out to Cut Inventory

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is doing some spring cleaning of its own, clearing out hundreds of items at some very attractive prices. Many come with free shipping or free ...
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Guns Everywhere Petition Highlights Rosy Manufacturer Outlook

Last week, a petition appeared on Change.org collecting signatures for the advocating of open carry gun rules at the GOP Republican National Convention in Ohio in July. Though it was ...
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Wal-Mart Sells Apple, Samsung at Big Discounts

It didn't take long for the price of the new Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone SE to drop from $400 to $300. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will sell the ...
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Barclays Issues Controversial Retail Coverage on Top Retailers

If you ever want to know what happens when you see an analyst issue new coverage that goes against the grain and goes against what is popular, look no further ...
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