25 Best Christmas Deals at Walmart

Competition is good for consumers, and at no time is this competition more fierce than around the holidays. America’s -- and the world’s -- largest retail store, Walmart, has built ...
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25 Best Christmas Deals at Target

It’s that time of the year again. As Christmas is creeping closer and closer, one scary thought suddenly hits you -- you haven’t yet found presents for your parents, singlings, ...
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US Oil Rig Count Falls by 4, on Top of 10 Last Week, but Crude Price Remains Low

In the week ending December 14, 2018, the number of land rigs drilling for oil in the United States totaled 873, a drop of four compared to the previous week ...
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Johnson & Johnson Under Fire After Claims of Asbestos in Baby Powder

Reuters reported on Friday that Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) knew for decades that its baby powder sometimes contained the known carcinogen asbestos. According to the report, the pharmaceutical and health ...
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D.A. Davidson trims Apple price target to $280

But analyst Tom Forte is still bullish, thinks the pullback is overdone.   From a note to clients snagged Friday by StreetInsider: We are lowering our price target to ...
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November Retail Spending Growth Tops Expectations

U.S. consumer spending increased by 4.2% year over year to $513.5 billion in November and up by 0.2% month over month from an upwardly revised October total of $512.4 billion. ...
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Why Cisco Just Took a Big Analyst Downgrade Heading Into 2019

Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: CSCO) shares dipped on Friday after the networking firm saw a big downgrade as 2019 quickly approaches. Overall, the downgrading firm sees some of the tailwinds ...
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Be Liquid, Be Prepared to Move Fast as Global Economy Slows: Pimco

It's pretty hard to find anyone outside the White House who does not believe that global economic growth is slowing and that the next recession is on its way, perhaps ...
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Ming-Chi Kuo kicks Apple while it’s down

From a note snagged (and hyped) by CNBC’s John Melloy: Here are [Kuo’s] new forecasts: Slashing iPhone shipment estimate for the first quarter 2019 by 20 percent to a ...
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Adobe Q4: When Record Results Are Not Enough

When Adobe Inc. (NASDAQ: ADBE) released its fiscal fourth-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $1.83 in earnings per share (EPS) and ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Activision, BioMarin, Ciena, Delta Air, GlaxoSmithKline, Procter & Gamble, Regeneron, Tesla and More

The futures traded down triple digits Friday morning as investors digested a very volatile trading week. Continued positive talk on trade, with China acknowledging the resumption of soybean and oil ...
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The Bell Curve of Tech Addiction

By Doug Clinton of Loup Ventures Since we started writing about tech addiction as a potential market opportunity, we’re often asked, “What exactly are the opportunities?” We see opportunities across ...
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Why the Costco Q1 Report Was Not Good Enough

When Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) released its fiscal first-quarter financial results after the markets closed on Thursday, the company said that it had $1.61 in earnings per share (EPS) ...
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Tariff Suspension Won’t Help Ford’s Plunging Sales in China

Sales of Ford Motor Co. (NYSE: F) vehicles in China continue to deteriorate. Year over year, sales volume dropped 55% in November to just 55,434 units. For the year to ...
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WSJ: Why Apple chose Austin

From Apple Plans Billion-Dollar Austin Campus in Wave of New Sites ($):   A longtime lure of Austin, which once promoted itself as the Silicon Hills, has been its low ...
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