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The Best- and Worst-Performing DJIA Stocks in 2014

The bull market may be five and a half years old, but stocks have been fighting each week to hit newer highs. The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) was up ...
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Halloween Spending to Reach $7.4 Billion

Halloween has become one of America’s most popular holidays, and spending on the holiday is rising as more adults partake in the festivities. Spending on Halloween costumes is expected to ...
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The Worst Performing DJIA Stocks of 2014

Despite a recent pullback, the bull market is more than five years old and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is up in 2014. The pullback has been less than ...
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The 4 Stocks That Boosted the Market

September 24, 2014: Markets opened slightly higher on Wednesday following a strong report on new home sales. Whereas most sectors closed in the red yesterday, all are headed for a ...
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Women Slam Walmart on Pregnancy Policies

Citing what they call “the illegal and unethical treatment of pregnant workers,” a group of mothers who work for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) met in Chicago on Wednesday to ...
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Walmart Moves Into Checking Account Business

Can Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) finally be a bank, as it has wanted to be for years? If the largest retailer could offer an array of financial services, it ...
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Facebook Climbs in Ranking of Top 50 Web Properties

Digital media research firm comScore has released its ranking of the top 50 U.S. Web properties for August, and once again the list is topped by Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG). ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held Up the DJIA

September 19, 2014: Markets opened higher on Friday as the financial world waited for the initial public offering from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA). Shares traded higher by 38% ...
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Walmart, Best Buy Reject Apple Pay

The list of banks, retailers and credit card issuers that will support Apple Inc.’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) recently announced Apple Pay mobile payments is long and growing. The company says Apple ...
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Macy’s Tries to Compete With Amazon

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service. However, the program ...
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Amazon Is Google’s Top Search Advertiser

Online retailer Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) spent $158 million in 2013 to buy search advertising from Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG), nearly twice as much as the $82 million that second-ranked ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AMC, ADP, Barrick, Cree, Rackspace, Walmart and More

Stocks were looking for direction Monday morning after having pulled back off of all-time highs. Investors are still looking for opportunities. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst reports each ...
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Among Walmart’s Top Holiday Toys: A Smartwatch for $60

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced on Wednesday its Top 20 Toys List for the coming holiday season, following hands-on sessions with hundreds of kids from ages 18 months to ...
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Walmart’s Online Traffic Less Than Half Amazon’s

No matter how many times Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) retools and relaunches its Walmart.com sites, it cannot make up ground on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN), at least not in total ...
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Porn Sites Will Support Net Neutrality Slowdown Protest

On Wednesday, September 10, many websites are planning to participate in what’s called the Internet Slowdown, the latest demonstration in support of net neutrality. The effort got a significant push ...
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