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McDonald’s and Yum! Halt Purchases From Meat Supplier

Update: The Illinois-based firm, privately held OSI Group Inc., that supplied the questionable meat products to McDonald's Corp. (NYSE: MCD) and KFC restaurants owned by Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) has ...
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Tracy Morgan’s Lawsuit Against Walmart Cites Failed Technology

The speeding tractor-trailer big rig owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) that collided last month with a limo occupied by comedian Tracy Morgan and some friends was equipped with a ...
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The 4 States Killing Walmart

At the end of January, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) had 4,837 stores across all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia. That is 44% of Walmart's global total, ...
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June Retail Sales Growth Forecast at 18-Month High

If the forecast for retail sales growth is accurate, U.S. retail same-store sales will rise 4.9% in June, marking the largest monthly gain since January 2013. Including comparable store sales ...
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Where Are Walmart’s Customers Going?

An improving job market has not helped Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s (NYSE: WMT) sales. Bill Simon, CEO of Walmart U.S., made that observation to Reuters. What he did not say is ...
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Why DJIA May Slip Back to 15,000

Most media and analyst forecasts call for the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) to remain at about 17,000, or for it to plow ahead toward 20,000. The June jobs reports ...
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Could Daimler’s Self-Driving Truck Improve Highway Safety?

At an event in Magdeburg, Germany, last week, Daimler showed off its fully functioning, self-driving truck operating at real-world speeds on a section of the country’s famous autobahn. Daimler claims ...
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America’s Most Patriotic Brands

We might have a little trouble defining what we mean when we say that a brand is "patriotic," but the fact is most Americans know it when they see it. ...
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Walmart Cuts iPhone Prices — Is Demand Falling?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has unexpectedly slashed what it charges for Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone 5 models. While some media speculate this means the iPhone 6 is on its ...
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The 4 Stocks That Mired the Market

June 26, 2014: Markets opened lower for a fourth straight day on Thursday and spent much of the day trying to reach the break-even line. Claims for jobless benefits fell ...
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As Ikea Raises Minimum Wage, Pressure Grows for McDonald’s and Walmart

Ikea is one of the world's largest retailers, with revenue of $38 billion and 130,000 employees. It also is one of the retailers and fast-food companies that recently decided to ...
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Exxon and Chevron Can Push Dow Over 17,000

Of  the 30 stocks in the Dow Jones Industrial Average, a nearly infinite combination of their advances could put the index over 17,000 for the first time. The Dow stands ...
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The 4 Stocks That Lifted the Market

June 18, 2014: Markets opened lower on Tuesday and spent most of the day waiting to see what the FOMC would do and say. After the announcement equities got the ...
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Eight Largest Cities Without Walmart

At the end of the company's fiscal year in January 2014, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported that it operated 3,288 supercenters, 508 discount stores and 407 small-format stores in ...
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The Ultimate Large Cap Portfolio to Buy and Hold Forever

Almost every firm that we cover on Wall Street seems to agree that the best class of stocks to own going forward is the large cap leaders. In fact, a ...
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