Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT)

Can Target Afford a $15 Minimum Wage?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) is setting a new precedent among most major retailers, and thousands of Target employees are going to see a nice addition on their checks. The company ...
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Apple, UnitedHealth Weigh on DJIA Friday

September 22, 2017: Markets opened lower Friday and never strayed far from the break-even line. The third quarter ends next Friday and maybe traders just want to lie low for ...
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Toys ‘R’ Us to Add 12,050 Holiday Workers in Top Markets

Toys "R" Us may be bankrupt, but it is not dead yet. The company said it will add 12,050 temporary holiday workers. For those who want to apply, the process begins ...
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Walmart Big Enough Not to Need Holiday Temps?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) won't hire temporary workers for the holidays, while most large retailers need to add tens of thousands of people to handle the late-year shopping crush. ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) posted a forecast for 2021 financial results that was well below expectations, sending its stock down 8%. Best Buy's most recent quarterly figures were ...
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Was Toys ‘R’ Us Killed by Amazon? No, It Killed Itself

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is blamed for traditional retail bankruptcies, store closings and layoffs. The blame will extend to the Chapter 11 filing by Toys "R" Us. In reality, the ...
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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) hired 80,000 workers for the holidays, down from 83,000 last year. Despite the small drop, Macy's continues to struggle considerably, and the fourth quarter may be ...
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Amazon Share Price Increase Doubles Walmart’s in 2017

Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) share price has had a good run this year. Up over 13%, it has outperformed the Dow Jones Industrial Average, of which it is a ...
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As Target Cuts Prices, Will Anyone Care?

Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) management said it would cut prices across a "thousands" of items in a bid to take market share, most likely from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) ...
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Travelers, Home Depot Buoy DJIA Friday as Apple, Walmart Sink

September 8, 2017: Markets opened lower Friday as traders and investors try to estimate how much damage Hurricane Irma could wreak on Miami, the state of Florida, and the U.S. ...
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At Toys ‘R’ Us, Thousands of Jobs at Stake

Several media reports say that Toys "R" Us, the toy retailer founded in the late 1950s, may seek Chapter 11 protection. If so, thousands of jobs are at stake as ...
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Walmart Experts Pick Hottest Toys for Christmas

As it has done for several years now, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) assembled a panel of experts — ages 18 months to 12 years old — to select the ...
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5 Ultra-Safe Stocks to Own for a Potentially Volatile Fall

The slow trading of late summer is going to come to an end with the Labor Day holiday upon us, and experienced investors know well what that means: The volatile ...
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Boeing, Apple Lift DJIA on Tuesday

August 29, 2017: Markets opened lower Tuesday on concerns about another North Korean missile test and the impact of Harvey on oil & gas supplies. On the positive side, consumer ...
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Travelers, Goldman Sachs Sink DJIA Monday

August 28, 2017: Markets opened higher for the third straight day Monday, but gains were offset in short order on both the S&P 500 and the DJIA. There was no ...
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