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Black Friday Sales Off and Running — on Monday

Even though Black Friday is still five days away, big retailers are getting a jump on the traditional beginning of the holiday shopping season with pre-Black Friday and other countdown ...
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New Studies Return the Spotlight to Walmart Over Pay, Taxes

One thing we have come to expect as the holiday shopping season approaches is protests at Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) locations, where the company’s workers and supporters demonstrate in ...
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Thanksgiving Dinner Cost Rises Faster Than Family Income

The national average cost of a Thanksgiving dinner for a family of 10 this year has risen less than 1% year-over-year, from $49.04 to $49.41. In 2004 the same dinner ...
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Best Buy Earnings Preview: How Sales Will Stack Up This Holiday Season

With the holiday season just around the corner, major retailers are preparing for the coming onslaught of holiday shopping. Consumer electronics are generally popular gifts for the season, anything from ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Lifted the Market

November 17, 2014: Markets opened lower on Monday following the announcements of two blockbuster mergers, one in the oil patch and the other in the drug business. Crude oil drifted ...
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Congressional Briefing Coming on the ‘Walmart Economy’

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) and Congressman George Miller (D-CA) are scheduled to appear as speakers at a congressional briefing on Tuesday, November 18, to discuss a business model that ...
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Only 38 Shopping Days Until Christmas

Christmas is five weeks away. Based on the aggressiveness of retail promotions, it would seem the holiday is only days off. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and other retailers with ...
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Significant Changes in Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway Holdings

Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) has released its public equity holdings as of September 30, 2014. Warren Buffett’s portfolio has recently undergone some radical changes on the surface, some of ...
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Walmart Workers Gear Up for Black Friday Strikes

Following a first-ever sit-down strike Thursday at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) location in southern California, members of OUR Walmart said on Friday that the group plans 1,600 protests ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Harley-Davidson, Lululemon, Nike, SunPower, Walmart and More

Stocks were trying to hold on to gains on Friday morning after a marginal gain in eurozone GDP indicates that quantitative easing is needed over there. The one lesson we ...
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The 4 DJIA Stocks That Lifted the Market

November 13, 2014: Markets opened higher on Thursday, but once the U.S. crude oil inventory report came out, sagging oil prices weighed on the market. New jobless benefits claims were ...
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J.C. Penney Stock Wrecked by Earnings

Three of America’s most closely watched retailers have reported quarterly earnings over the past two days, and the results have been as varied as the stores themselves. Each company is ...
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Walmart Boosts US Sales for First Time in 7 Quarters

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) reported third-quarter fiscal 2015 results before markets opened Thursday. The retailing giant posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $1.15 on total revenues of $119 ...
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10 Stores Closed on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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8 Stores Open on Thanksgiving

The holidays are an extremely important time for retailers, many of which depend on holiday shoppers to meet their yearly goals. This year, the holiday season is expected to be ...
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