Wal-Mart Stores (NYSE:WMT)

Goldman Sachs, Disney Lead DJIA Higher Monday

June 26, 2017: Markets opened higher Monday but the Nasdaq Composite turned south early on and remained there for most of the day. The tech sector was the day's poorest ...
Read Full Story »

Can Target Buy a Grocery Chain?

When Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) announced its $13.7 billion acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) about two weeks, one of the retail stocks hit hardest was Target Corp. ...
Read Full Story »

Home Depot, Goldman Sachs Sink DJIA Friday

June 23, 2017: Markets opened slightly lower Friday and all three major indexes traded in the green for most of the day before the DJIA dipped into the red late ...
Read Full Story »

Goldman Sachs, Wal-Mart Weigh on DJIA Thursday

June 22, 2017: Markets opened slightly higher again Thursday, with all three major indexes turning positive after a short visit into the red and then remaining positive for the rest ...
Read Full Story »

The Top 20 S&P 500 Companies Buying Back Stock in 2017

Long-term investors have generally been a fan of stock buybacks and dividends. After all, dividends can account for about half of all shareholder returns over time. And buybacks can help ...
Read Full Story »

Will Walmart Bid for Whole Foods?

The Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) buyout of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) was partially to flank Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), which counts on groceries for a large portion ...
Read Full Story »

Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Abercrombie, Aqua Metals, CarMax, Oracle, Southwest Air, Valero, Walmart and More

Stocks may have hit all-time highs again, but the market has taken a bit of a pause and is looking for direction. The drop in oil prices has soured some ...
Read Full Story »

Will Walmart Make an Offer for Whole Foods?

One analyst from Barclay believes the bidding for Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) may not be over. While it and Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) have a "definitive deal" at ...
Read Full Story »

What This Whole Foods Acquisition Means for Walmart and the Rest of the Industry

There was a major shock among grocery stores this past week that threw the industry on its head. Prior to the acquisition news, we speculated that this industry might be ...
Read Full Story »

Will Amazon Deal for Whole Foods Cripple America’s 38,000 Grocery Stores?

The Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) deal to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) was primarily aimed, according to many experts, at the huge grocery business of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. ...
Read Full Story »

6 Most Important Things in Business World Now

The Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) takeover of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) has rocked the grocery business and will have repercussions well beyond that. Shares of grocery giant Kroger ...
Read Full Story »

Wal-Mart, Nike Weigh on DJIA Friday

June 16, 2017: Markets opened lower again Friday following Amazon's announcement that it is acquiring Whole Foods. The news crushed some other grocery store stocks and affected all of them. ...
Read Full Story »

What’s Amazon Up To With Whole Foods Purchase?

Once you read the terse press release announcing Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM), a first reaction might be to question the sanity of ...
Read Full Story »

How Amazon Buyout of Whole Foods Challenges Wal-Mart

Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) shares were halted in early trading Friday after some earth-shattering news hit the market. Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) is making an incredibly ambitious purchase ...
Read Full Story »

6 Most Important Things in Business Now

Shares of once hot Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP), operator of Snapchat, fell back to $17, its IPO price. Anxiety about user growth and engagement have hurt the company's ability to ...
Read Full Story »