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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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Costco Share Price Increase Doubles Wal-Mart’s

Costco Wholesale Corp.'s (NASDAQ: COST) share price has risen at a rate nearly double that of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) over the past year (27% and 14%, respectively). Its ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ally, Baidu, NetApp, Tesla, Zuliliy and More

Stocks were higher on Thursday due to earnings, despite Greece failing to reach a deal with the European Union. News that Russia and Ukraine have reached a ceasefire is dominating. ...
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The 4 Stocks That Held Down the DJIA on Wednesday

February 11, 2015: Markets opened mixed on Wednesday as markets didn’t get any data to chew on. Meetings in Europe related to the situation in Ukraine have not even generated ...
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