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Investopedia
Market Outlook: No Bottom Until 2017?You're sure to find a plenty of bearish or bullish opinions right now given the
Market Outlook: No Bottom Until 2017?
Investopedia / Posted yesterday
You're sure to find a plenty of bearish or bullish opinions right now given the mishmash of positive and negative news from Wall Street, the economy, employment numbers, commodity prices and several other indicators. We've named some bullish... Read more
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Providence Business News
Mattel, Hasbro would face rising antitrust worry over mega dealsWASHINGTON - A merger of Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc., which would unite two of
Mattel, Hasbro would face rising antitrust worry over mega deals
Providence Business News / Posted yesterday
WASHINGTON - A merger of Hasbro Inc. and Mattel Inc., which would unite two of the biggest toymakers, would need to win approval from antitrust officials in Washington who are increasingly saying no to deals marrying the dominant players in an... Read more
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BizReport
Thanksgiving Day outstrips Black Friday in retail websites visitsNew data released by Hitwise reveals that the 11.5billion visits to retail site
Thanksgiving Day outstrips Black Friday in retail websites visits
BizReport / Posted 2 days ago
New data released by Hitwise reveals that the 11.5billion visits to retail sites in November and December of 2015 was a 25% increase on the 2014 holiday season when 9.2billion visits were recorded. For the first time, Thanksgiving Day produced the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Murphy USA set to sell pipelineMurphy USA Inc. said Wednesday that the company will sell a pipeline system for
Murphy USA set to sell pipeline
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Murphy USA Inc. said Wednesday that the company will sell a pipeline system for about $85 million to an undisclosed buyer. Murphy USA also announced its 2015 fourth-quarter financial results. The company posted a profit of $66.7 million, or $1.58... Read more
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Market Watch
Mart to operate its own gas stationsFor most of the past 20 years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has let another company bui
Mart to operate its own gas stations
Market Watch / Posted 2 days ago
For most of the past 20 years, Wal-Mart Stores Inc. has let another company build and operate gas stations in the parking lots of its stores. Now, the retailer has decided it wants to pump its own gasoline. Although oil prices have tumbled in the... Read more
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Yahoo News
Amazon Plans Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says Customer Jeff Edward, left, talks with Amazon employee Sarah Gelman as Edward
Amazon Plans Hundreds of Brick-and-Mortar Bookstores, Mall CEO Says
Yahoo News / Posted 2 days ago
Customer Jeff Edward, left, talks with Amazon employee Sarah Gelman as Edward shops at the opening day for Amazon Books, the first brick-and-mortar retail store for online retail... Read more
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Investopedia
Walmart: Sharpening its Portfolio by Shutting Down Stores (WMT)Facing continuing sales declines, mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT
Walmart: Sharpening its Portfolio by Shutting Down Stores (WMT)
Investopedia / Posted 3 days ago
Facing continuing sales declines, mega-retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) announced that it is closing 269 of its poorest-performing stores in 2016. According to the company, the stores being closed account for 2% of its total outlets and 1%... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
61 picked as 2016's leadership scholarsTwo Arkansans were among 61 people chosen to be Presidential Leadership Scholar
61 picked as 2016's leadership scholars
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Two Arkansans were among 61 people chosen to be Presidential Leadership Scholars this year, according to the Clinton Foundation. Over the next six months, they'll learn about leadership challenges faced by four former presidents -- Lyndon Johnson,... Read more
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The Columbus Dispatch
Mobile-payment services draw more shoppers The pay-by-phone crowd is growing at the checkout counter. More consumers ar
Mobile-payment services draw more shoppers
The Columbus Dispatch / Posted 5 days ago
The pay-by-phone crowd is growing at the checkout counter. More consumers are using their smartphones to pay for goods and services, and more companies are offering “mobile-payments” or “mobile-wallet”... Read more
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The Columbian
Mobile payments gaining in popularityThe pay-by-phone crowd is growing at the checkout counter. More consumers are
Mobile payments gaining in popularity
The Columbian / Posted 6 days ago
The pay-by-phone crowd is growing at the checkout counter. More consumers are using their smartphones to pay for goods and services, and more companies are offering “mobile-payments” or “mobile-wallet” services. In addition to Apple Inc.’s Apple... Read more
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The Columbian
Wal-Mart’s store closures create new food desertsFAIRFIELD, Ala. — Wal-Mart’s decision to shutter 154 stores across the country
Wal-Mart’s store closures create new food deserts
The Columbian / Posted 7 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Ala. — Wal-Mart’s decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside Birmingham, Ala., will have to cross dangerous roadways... Read more
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Investopedia
How PetroChina Makes Money (PTR)Take one of the most vital of commodities, and the world’s most populous countr
How PetroChina Makes Money (PTR)
Investopedia / Posted 7 days ago
Take one of the most vital of commodities, and the world’s most populous country, and what do you get? With $368 billion in annual revenue, PetroChina Co. Ltd. (PTR) takes in more money than all but two other corporations in the world; Wal-Mart... Read more
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Investopedia
Wal-Mart's 3 Most Profitable Lines of Business (WMT)Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) breaks its results down into three segments:
Wal-Mart's 3 Most Profitable Lines of Business (WMT)
Investopedia / Posted 7 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) breaks its results down into three segments: Walmart U.S., Walmart International and Sam's Club. All contribute to Wal-Mart's profitability to varying degrees. Walmart U.S. Walmart U.S. is the company's most... Read more
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PhysOrg
Mobile-payment services draw more shoppers and merchantsThe pay-by-phone crowd is growing at the checkout counter. More consumers are u
Mobile-payment services draw more shoppers and merchants
PhysOrg / Posted 8 days ago
The pay-by-phone crowd is growing at the checkout counter. More consumers are using their smartphones to pay for goods and services, and more companies are offering "mobile-payments" or "mobile-wallet" services. In addition to Apple Inc.'s Apple... Read more
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Business Insurance
Jury orders Wal-Mart to pay pharmacist $31.2 million in bias casePhoto by Ken Wolter | Shutterstock.com (Reuters) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was or
Jury orders Wal-Mart to pay pharmacist $31.2 million in bias case
Business Insurance / Posted 8 days ago
Photo by Ken Wolter | Shutterstock.com (Reuters) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay $31.22 million to a pharmacist who claimed she was fired because of her gender and in retaliation for complaining about... Read more
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Business Insurance
Jury orders Wal-Mart to pay pharmacist $31.2 million in bias case(Reuters) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire
Jury orders Wal-Mart to pay pharmacist $31.2 million in bias case
Business Insurance / Posted 8 days ago
(Reuters) — Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay $31.22 million to a pharmacist who claimed she was fired because of her gender and in retaliation for complaining about safety conditions. The Concord jury... Read more
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Entrpreneur
Jury Orders Wal-Mart to Pay Pharmacist $31.22 Million in Bias CaseWal-Mart Stores Inc. was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay $31.
Jury Orders Wal-Mart to Pay Pharmacist $31.22 Million in Bias Case
Entrpreneur / Posted 8 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay $31.22 million to a pharmacist who claimed she was fired because of her gender and in retaliation for complaining about safety conditions. The Concord jury deliberated for... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food deserts in some neighborhoodsCome Friday, folks in Coal Hill, Arkansas, will need to drive 15 miles to get t
Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food deserts in some neighborhoods
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 8 days ago
Come Friday, folks in Coal Hill, Arkansas, will need to drive 15 miles to get to the nearest supermarket and pharmacy. Low-income neighbors of Wichita State University in Kansas, too, will be losing quick access to fresh groceries. The store... Read more
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Morningstar
Amazon Dashes High ExpectationsThe online retailer's shares plunged as much as 15% in after-hours trading, era
Amazon Dashes High Expectations
Morningstar / Posted 8 days ago
The online retailer's shares plunged as much as 15% in after-hours trading, erasing more than $30 billion in market value despite a profit that more than doubled to $482 million in the holiday period. It was also the third straight quarter of... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Jury orders Wal-Mart to pay pharmacist US$31.22 million in bias caseREUTERS: Wal-Mart Stores Inc was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to
Jury orders Wal-Mart to pay pharmacist US$31.22 million in bias case
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 8 days ago
REUTERS: Wal-Mart Stores Inc was ordered by a federal jury in New Hampshire to pay US$31.22 million to a pharmacist who claimed she was fired because of her gender and in retaliation for complaining about safety conditions. The Concord jury... Read more
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FOX Business
EBay Sees Steepest Drop in Seven YearsEBay Inc's shares plunged 13 percent on Thursday, after a disappointing holiday
EBay Sees Steepest Drop in Seven Years
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
EBay Inc's shares plunged 13 percent on Thursday, after a disappointing holiday-quarter performance and a weak forecast suggested that overwhelming competition from Amazon.com Inc was gutting the one-time Wall Street favorite. EBay, which gets more... Read more
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FOX Business
EBay Sees Steepest Drop in Seven YearsEBay Inc's shares plunged 13 percent on Thursday, after a disappointing holiday
EBay Sees Steepest Drop in Seven Years
FOX Business / Posted 9 days ago
EBay Inc's shares plunged 13 percent on Thursday, after a disappointing holiday-quarter performance and a weak forecast suggested that overwhelming competition from Amazon.com Inc was gutting the one-time Wall Street favorite. Continue Reading... Read more
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Reuters
EBay shares sink as strong dollar, competition hit forecastAn eBay sign is seen at an office building in San Jose, California May 28, 2014
EBay shares sink as strong dollar, competition hit forecast
Reuters / Posted 9 days ago
An eBay sign is seen at an office building in San Jose, California May 28, 2014. EBay Inc's shares plunged 13 percent on Thursday, after a disappointing holiday-quarter performance and a weak forecast suggested that overwhelming competition from... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Murphy USA's Plan B emerges after Wal-Mart ends agreementMurphy USA Inc. anticipated for some time that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. would end i
Murphy USA's Plan B emerges after Wal-Mart ends agreement
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Murphy USA Inc. anticipated for some time that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. would end its agreement to build future fuel stations, the company's CEO said Wednesday. On Monday, Murphy USA announced that the company will no longer acquire property from... Read more
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Investopedia
4 Value Plays in the Retail Sector for H1 2016 (BBBY, WMT)U.S. consumer confidence has been choppy in 2015, and numerous economic trends
4 Value Plays in the Retail Sector for H1 2016 (BBBY, WMT)
Investopedia / Posted 9 days ago
U.S. consumer confidence has been choppy in 2015, and numerous economic trends point to challenging times for the retail sector going forward into 2016. Many traditional brick-and-mortar retailers are likely to continue facing headwinds from... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EBay shares sink as strong dollar, competition hit forecastREUTERS: EBay Inc stock plunged 14 percent in premarket trading after a disappo
EBay shares sink as strong dollar, competition hit forecast
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
REUTERS: EBay Inc stock plunged 14 percent in premarket trading after a disappointing showing in the holiday quarter and a weak forecast suggested that overwhelming competition from Amazon.com Inc was gutting the one-time Wall Street favorite. EBay,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NW airport's 2015 traffic growth beats state trendPassenger growth at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport last year couldn't main
NW airport's 2015 traffic growth beats state trend
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Passenger growth at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport last year couldn't maintain the same pace as 2014, when there was a 10 percent jump in outbound traffic. But the airport, which has been in operation in Highfill since November 1998, still had... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Murphy USA's Plan B emergesMurphy USA Inc. anticipated for some time that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. would end i
Murphy USA's Plan B emerges
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Murphy USA Inc. anticipated for some time that Wal-Mart Stores Inc. would end its agreement to build future fuel stations, the company's CEO said Wednesday. On Monday, Murphy USA announced that the company will no longer acquire property from... Read more
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TribLIVE
Wal-Mart closings to leave food deserts in some areas of U.S. Neighborhoods This Wal-Mart store in Fairfield, Ala., is one of 154 across
Wal-Mart closings to leave food deserts in some areas of U.S.
TribLIVE / Posted 9 days ago
Neighborhoods This Wal-Mart store in Fairfield, Ala., is one of 154 across the nation that the retailer has slated for... Read more
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The Age
Amazon, US dollar hurting eBaygeneric thumbnail, online shopping, e-commerce, ebay, Amazon eBay has forecast
Amazon, US dollar hurting eBay
The Age / Posted 9 days ago
generic thumbnail, online shopping, e-commerce, ebay, Amazon eBay has forecast weaker-than-expected revenue and profit for the current quarter and full year, as the e-commerce company struggles against a strong US dollar while trying to revamp its... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Amazon, US dollar hurting eBaygeneric thumbnail, online shopping, e-commerce, ebay, Amazon eBay has forecast
Amazon, US dollar hurting eBay
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 9 days ago
generic thumbnail, online shopping, e-commerce, ebay, Amazon eBay has forecast weaker-than-expected revenue and profit for the current quarter and full year, as the e-commerce company struggles against a strong US dollar while trying to revamp its... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
EBay gives disappointing forecast, shares fallREUTERS: EBay Inc forecast lower-than-expected revenue and profit for the curre
EBay gives disappointing forecast, shares fall
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
REUTERS: EBay Inc forecast lower-than-expected revenue and profit for the current quarter and full year, as the e-commerce company struggles against a strong dollar and stiff competition from Amazon.com Inc. The company which is also being hit as... Read more
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The Topeka Capital-Journal
Wal-Mart's shutdown of 154 stores creates 3 new food deserts, including one in KansasFAIRFIELD, Ala. — Wal-Mart’s decision to shutter 154 stores across the country
Wal-Mart's shutdown of 154 stores creates 3 new food deserts, including one in Kansas
The Topeka Capital-Journal / Posted 9 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Ala. — Wal-Mart’s decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside Birmingham, Alabama, will have to cross dangerous... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Mart's Shutdown Creates New Food DesertsFAIRFIELD, Ala. - Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the country
Mart's Shutdown Creates New Food Deserts
Arkansas Business / Posted 9 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Ala. - Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside Birmingham, Alabama, will have to cross dangerous... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food desertsFAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the cou
Wal-Mart's shutdown creates new food deserts
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 10 days ago
FAIRFIELD, Ala. (AP) — Wal-Mart's decision to shutter 154 stores across the country means that, starting Thursday, residents without cars in a neighborhood near a historically black college outside Birmingham, Alabama, will have to cross dangerous... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Apple's Safari browser is crashing worldwide'Duct tape challenge' lands teen in hospital China's Great Wall Is Crumbling I
Apple's Safari browser is crashing worldwide
The Oklahoman / Posted 10 days ago
'Duct tape challenge' lands teen in hospital China's Great Wall Is Crumbling In Many Places; Can It Be Saved? Small towns devastated after Wal-Mart Stores Inc decimates mom-and-pop shops,... Ex-Disney... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Breakup of 2 seen fueling gas rivalryThe future break between Murphy USA Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on new fuel s
Breakup of 2 seen fueling gas rivalry
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
The future break between Murphy USA Inc. and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. on new fuel stations increases the odds that the two will become competitors as they expand to new markets, an analyst said Tuesday. The move, which was unexpected by investors and... Read more
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FOX Business
TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $WMTQuick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was t
TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $WMT
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 1,897.40, up 18.61 on the day. Last Wednesday, we saw a huge drop in the SPX with it closing down for the day with a bullish hammer candle present. To show that... Read more
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FOX Business
TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $WMTContinue Reading Below Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes
TradeKing Midday Market Call Recap - $SPX & $WMT
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Continue Reading Below Quick Takes Pro Market Technician Michael Kahn Analyzes the S&P 500: SPX was trading at 1,897.40, up 18.61 on the day. Last Wednesday, we saw a huge drop in the SPX with it closing down for the day with a bullish hammer... Read more
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FOX Business
Mart Receives mini-tender Offer From TRC Capital Corp.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is urging shareholders to reject an unsolicited "mini-tend
Mart Receives mini-tender Offer From TRC Capital Corp.
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is urging shareholders to reject an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer from TRC Capital Corp. dated Jan. 20, 2016 for 2 million shares of the company's common stock. The offer is for $59.88 per share, about 4.3% less than the... Read more
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FOX Business
Mart Receives mini-tender Offer From TRC Capital Corp.Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is urging shareholders to reject an unsolicited "mini-tend
Mart Receives mini-tender Offer From TRC Capital Corp.
FOX Business / Posted 10 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is urging shareholders to reject an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer from TRC Capital Corp. dated Jan. 20, 2016 for 2 million shares of the company's common stock. The offer is for $59.88 per share, about 4.3% less than the... Read more
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Market Watch
Mart receives \Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, +0.79% is urging shareholders to reject an unsolicite
Mart receives \
Market Watch / Posted 11 days ago
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. WMT, +0.79% is urging shareholders to reject an unsolicited "mini-tender" offer from TRC Capital Corp. dated Jan. 20, 2016 for 2 million shares of the company's common stock. The offer is for $59.88 per share, about 4.3% less... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Murphy USA Plans for Growth Independent of Wal-MartMurphy USA Inc. of El Dorado, the publicly traded spinoff of Murphy Oil Corp.,
Murphy USA Plans for Growth Independent of Wal-Mart
Arkansas Business / Posted 11 days ago
Murphy USA Inc. of El Dorado, the publicly traded spinoff of Murphy Oil Corp., announced Monday a "shift" in its future relationship with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. that will result in more independent gasoline retail locations. Similarly, according to... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Shelves Empty Ahead of North Texas Wal-Mart ClosuresDozens of Wal-Marts in Texas will be closed by the end of the week, part of the
Shelves Empty Ahead of North Texas Wal-Mart Closures
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 11 days ago
Dozens of Wal-Marts in Texas will be closed by the end of the week, part of the retail giant’s plan to close 269 stores worldwide. "Closing stores is never an easy decision, but it is necessary to keep the company strong and positioned for the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Murphy USA reports Wal-Mart-pact shiftMurphy USA Inc. said Monday that it will not acquire property for gas stations
Murphy USA reports Wal-Mart-pact shift
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Murphy USA Inc. said Monday that it will not acquire property for gas stations from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in the future. Murphy USA will continue to work with Wal-Mart at established locations and will finish building about 60 gas stations on... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
News in briefMurphy USA reports Wal-Mart-pact shift Murphy USA Inc. said Monday that it wil
News in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
Murphy USA reports Wal-Mart-pact shift Murphy USA Inc. said Monday that it will not acquire property for gas stations from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in the future. Murphy USA will continue to work with Wal-Mart at established locations and will finish... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Market-based GICs have appeal, but read the fine printThey are called “market-linked” or “index-linked” GICs. They promise to enhance
Market-based GICs have appeal, but read the fine print
The Globe and Mail / Posted 12 days ago
They are called “market-linked” or “index-linked” GICs. They promise to enhance the returns of a normal GIC by tying the return to the performance of stocks. They may have particular appeal right now, as rock-bottom interest rates limit conventional... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Federal, state money infusion for water system repairs could aid Flint's economy, experts sayCommentsEmailPrint Flint's long-term economic decline isn't being helped by th
Federal, state money infusion for water system repairs could aid Flint's economy, experts say
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 days ago
CommentsEmailPrint Flint's long-term economic decline isn't being helped by the water crisis. But when state and federal aid starts flowing to fix an aging... Read more
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Lowell Sun
Wal-Mart plans raises for most workersWal-Mart is giving raises to the vast majority of its U.S. employees as part of
Wal-Mart plans raises for most workers
Lowell Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Wal-Mart is giving raises to the vast majority of its U.S. employees as part of the world's largest retailer's previously announced investment in its workforce. The move comes as it seeks to hold onto workers in an increasingly competitive market.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Retailers in Brazil in slump, still aliveThe sizzling summer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, offers the perfect excuse to enter an
Retailers in Brazil in slump, still alive
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
The sizzling summer in Sao Paulo, Brazil, offers the perfect excuse to enter an air-conditioned mall in Latin America's most-populous city. What's surprising is that, with Brazil's economy melting away at the fastest pace in a century, many people... Read more
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