The Top 4 Walmart Shareholders

Sam Walton began his retail career in 1950 by opening a 5&10 in downtown Bentonville, Arkansas. Following his success and his desire to bring greater value to his customers, he opened the first Walmart store in 1962. Sam Walton died at the age of 74, leaving the...

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Twitter Nears Critical Test at 2018 High

Twitter Inc. (TWTR) is nearing a critical test at 2018 resistance in the mid-40s after gaining nearly 50% so far in 2019. A breakout would post the highest high since 2015 while mounting stubborn resistance at the opening print of its ill-fated 2013 initial public...

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Why Is The Star Wars Franchise So Valuable?

If you haven't heard about the Star Wars franchise, you've probably been living under a rock. Let's face it, it's one of the most famous and successful film franchises around. When the first film was released in just 42 theaters in 1977, few would have predicted that...

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Comeback Stocks: Walmart's Stealth Rebound

(In Comeback Stocks, Investopedia looks up close at companies whose stocks have staged sustained rebounds, and at their longterm prospects.) Just a year ago, the outlook looked grim for retail giant Walmart Inc. (WMT). Its share price tumbled by nearly 26% over four...

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Lowe's Stock Breaks Out as Retail Outperforms

Lowe's Companies, Inc. (LOW) shares rose more than 10% after the company reported better-than-expected second quarter financial results. Revenue rose 0.5% to $20.99 billion, beating consensus estimates by $30 million, and non-GAAP net income came in at $2.15 per...

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Get Ready for a Volatile Fourth Quarter

U.S. financial markets have entered the dog days of August and the second lightest volume period of the year, making big moves less likely until traders and fund managers return to their desks after Labor Day. As a result, major benchmarks could just run in place,...

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