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Welder

Producer Prices and Retail Sales Show Disappointing Inflation Trends

Wishing for higher inflation sometimes just feels odd. You have to have higher prices in the future to help with growth, but it means we all have to pay more ...
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Amazon’s $24.99 Drone

In late July, Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) received government approval to expand its tests of drone delivery in the United Kingdom. The company has been testing drone deliveries in Australia ...
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Is Best Buy Making the Best Offer for Samsung Note 7 Buyers?

Samsung Electronics kicked off U.S. pre-orders for its Galaxy Note 7 5.7-inch smartphone on Wednesday with general availability scheduled for August 19 in the United States. That was the signal ...
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Why Analysts Are Chasing Amazon Price Targets So Much Higher

Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) got a head start on lifting its stock price before it even reported second-quarter results after the closing bell on Thursday. Shares traded up about 2% ...
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A Look at Amazon’s Return Methods

To say that Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) has revolutionized the U.S. retail industry may be to state the blindingly obvious. Even traditional retailers report significant growth primarily in their e-commerce ...
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Navistar school bus

13 Serious Ways to Save on Back-to-School Spending and 8 Top Destinations

Each year's back-to-school shopping season acts like a mini-Christmas and mini-holiday season in August for retailers. While it is a fraction of total retail versus the holidays, the wave of ...
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local produce

Why Goldman Sachs Thinks Whole Foods May Be Stuck in the Mud

If you have been a patron of or an investor in Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ: WFM) you have seen a wild ride up and down more than once or ...
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Best Buy

Best Buy Clearance Sales Offer 50% Markdowns

Out with the old, in with the new. That's the story at least a couple of times a year for retailers, and now is one of those times for consumer ...
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Best Buy Offers Savings on Ultra HD TVs

The July Fourth holiday may be behind us for another year, but Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) must not have gotten the memo. The company is continuing to promote ...
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Apple Watch for $49 at Best Buy

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) is not only having trouble selling iPhones in China, U.S. buyers are not very enthusiastic either. And if anything, enthusiasm for the Apple Watch is even ...
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Why Is Amazon Cutting Prices Up to 75%?

Retailers have to move inventory at a good clip in order not to get stuck with a bunch of stuff they can't sell because it has passed its sell-by date ...
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Alibaba

Alibaba Reports SEC Investigation

In its annual report filing on Tuesday, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) revealed that it is the subject of a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) investigation into possible ...
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crash

What Would Make US GDP Go to Zero?

The 0.5% improvement in first-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) is not far from zero. It would not take many factors to push growth down to zero or even below. Several ...
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Photovoltaic

4 Companies That Punished Shareholders Last Week

As earnings season is almost over, the analysts that were expecting earnings disappointments for this season appear to be correct as many companies have fallen flat in the past few ...
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Jeff Bezos

Can Amazon’s Market Value Hit Half A Trillion Dollars?

At least one Wall St. analyst believes the value of Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) share prices will reach $1,000, up from $709. Its market value is currently $335 billion. Is half ...
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