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6 Most Important Things in Business Today

Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) CEO Mark Zuckerberg would not say if he is willing to support regulation of the company he founded as he testified before Congress. According to Reuters: ...
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10 Companies That Would Love It If President Trump Goes After Amazon

Is it possible that the high and mighty Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) might have finally become so big and powerful that politicians actually go after the company where it hurts ...
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Yes, Americans Are Spending Way Too Much on Their Pets

You may love animals or you may not. One thing most people can agree on is that they don't like when they have to pay ever higher prices for the ...
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How to Buy a Car at Walmart

Following a test program that has run for more than a year, Walmart Inc. (NYSE: WMT) said on Wednesday that it is rolling out its car-buying service to 250 of ...
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Amazon’s Cross-Border Sellers Boosted Revenues 50% Last Year

International sales by marketplace sellers at Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) accounted for more than a quarter of their revenue last year, up by 50% year over year, according to an ...
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Retail Sales Now Disappoint for 3 Straight Months

Just yesterday the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development raised its gross domestic product (GDP) growth rates for the United States and world for 2018 and 2019. But with roughly ...
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Credit Suisse Sees Many Retailers and Brands Offering Big Upside Ahead

When it comes to the world of softline retail and global brands, many disruptions have been seen in recent years. It's not just the death star of Amazon either. Many ...
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Has the Pending Nordstrom Family Buyout Turned Personal Rather Than Financial?

Some skeptical and cynical investors might think that founders and their families get to do whatever they want inside a company. It turns out that founders themselves, at least if ...
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Would You Use Digital Currency Issued by Amazon?

Which issuer of a digital currency would you trust more: Venezuela or Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN)? Only one — Venezuela — currently offers a digital currency, and the other has ...
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Costco Is One of America’s Largest Car Dealers

Where most new car dealers are limited in the number of brands they can sell, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ: COST) has no such limitation. The membership shopping club functions as ...
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Why Does Amazon Discount Echo Dot To $39

Among the most visibly promoted products at Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN), the Echo Dot is on sale for $39.99, down $10 for its normal price. It is, based on a percentage, ...
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Are Weaker Retail Sales and Higher Consumer Inflation Really Adding Up to Stagflation?

When you get a hotter-than-expected reading on the Consumer Price Index (CPI), it means prices are going up at the consumer level. Easy enough to grasp. But what happens when ...
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Amazon Firing Hundreds in Seattle, Other Locations

Not so long after 20 U.S. cities were named to be finalists for the location of Amazon.com Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AMZN) second headquarters (aka, HQ2), the company is reportedly laying off ...
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CVS Earnings Yield Boosts to Starting Pay, Benefits

Pharmacy giant CVS Health Corp. (NYSE: CVS) announced this morning that the company will lift its starting hourly wage from $9 to $11 beginning in April and introduce other improvements ...
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Alibaba to Take 33% Stake in Ant Financial

China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. (NYSE: BABA) announced Thursday morning that the company will acquire 33% of Ant Financial, the electronic payment firm Alibaba spun-out in 2011 just ...
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