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The 4 Stocks That Raised the DJIA on Thursday

March 5, 2015: Markets opened higher on Thursday following a higher-than-expected number of new claims for unemployment benefits combined with lower-than-expected productivity and lower-than-expected factory orders. What saved the day ...
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Why Target Needs to Slash Prices to Recover

What brings customers through the doors of major retailers, or online to buy merchandise? Likely nothing surpasses price cuts on the merchandise. Target Corp.'s (NYSE: TGT) new CEO Brian Cornell needs ...
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Analyst Gives Mixed Review on J.C. Penney After Earnings

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results last Thursday after the markets closed. The results were mixed but one thing was for sure, there was ...
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Did Target Trump Wal-Mart on Earnings?

Wednesday before the markets opened, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) reported its fourth-quarter financial results as $1.50 in earnings per share (EPS) and $21.8 billion in revenue. That came over the ...
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Target Lowers Free Shipping Threshold to $25

In a move that is surely designed to attract more shoppers to its online and mobile offerings, Target Corp. (NYSE: TGT) announced Monday morning that beginning immediately all orders valued ...
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Sears Can’t Afford Worker Pay Raise

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has the balance sheet and cash flow to raise the minimum wage it pays its workers to $9 almost immediately and probably $10 next year. ...
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Can McDonald’s Afford to Raise Worker Pay?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) raised minimum worker pay to $9 an hour, which should rise to $10 next year. By some estimates, Wal-Mart's plan will cost it $1 billion a ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Wal-Mart, Garmin, DSW, Kinder Morgan, Hasbro and More

Stocks were down slightly on Friday morning, in a holding pattern, waiting for something to happen. While stocks recently hit new highs, and while investors believe the Fed will be ...
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The 4 Stocks That Sank the DJIA on Thursday

February 19, 2015: Markets opened lower for a third consecutive day on Thursday after Wednesday night’s report on a huge build in crude oil inventories. New claims for unemployment benefits ...
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Wal-Mart Wage Hike Gets Mixed Reaction

When Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced earnings Thursday morning and said at the same time that it would raise its hourly wages for full- and part-time associates, we can ...
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Higher Wages, Higher Dividend May Not Be Good Enough for Wal-Mart

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.61 on total ...
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Customer Satisfaction Lowest at Wal-Mart, Highest at Nordstrom and Amazon

The American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI) for retail stores and websites was published on Wednesday, and the surprising thing is how thoroughly Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) is disliked. Excepting ...
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Meet the 2015 Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Stocks

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has made its quarterly filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission for its holdings as of December 31, 2014. For all practical purposes, this filing is ...
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Top 9 Corporate Earnings for the Week Ahead

Corporate earnings season is winding down now, and 24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the larger companies reporting in the coming week. We have reviewed ...
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Wal-Mart, Sears Most ‘Liked’ Retailers

If getting a “like” on Facebook’s social media platform could be translated directly into dollars, the management at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) might ...
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