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Dow 30 Earnings: Wal-Mart Stores Fiscal Third Quarter 2017

11/16/2017 10:28:44 AM Shares of Wal-Mart (WMT) gain following the release of the company’s fiscal third-quarter results and guidance.
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Stock Market Today: August 18, 2017

8/18/2017 9:01:16 AM After opening the day lower, a majority of U.S. stocks spent Friday afternoon in positive territory, though the indexes wound up in the red. Still, following the politically driven decline in valuations since Wednesday afternoon, each of the major large-cap indexes remains well below its respective previous-week closing levels. While the bulls got a boost from a rosy Consumer Confidence Survey reading, today’s directionless movement underscored the recent uncertainty that has characterized trading over the past several weeks.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Wal-Mart Stores Fiscal Second Quarter 2017

8/17/2017 10:12:42 AM Shares of Wal-Mart (WMT) dipped following the release of the company’s fiscal second-quarter results and guidance.
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Stock Market Today: August 17, 2017

8/17/2017 8:52:37 AM U.S. stocks were down across the board on Thursday, as investors revealed growing concerns regarding the Federal Reserve’s interest-rate strategy and, especially, apparent discord within the White House that could threaten key economic policies from being implemented.
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Stock Market Today: May 22, 2017

5/22/2017 8:43:14 AM The stock market made some progress today, as we embarked on a new trading week. At the close of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was ahead 90 points; the S&P 500 Index was up 12 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 50 points. Market breadth showed broad based participation, with advancers well ahead of decliners on the NYSE.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Wal-Mart Stores Fiscal First Quarter 2017

5/18/2017 11:42:59 AM General merchandise retailer, Wal-Mart Stores, (WMT) reported marginally better-than-expected results for the fiscal first quarter (years end January 31st). Total revenue rose 2.5% to $118.8 billion, slightly higher than our $118.0 billion estimate. Earnings per share of $1.00 came in at the high end of the $0.90-$1.00 guidance range, and surpassed our call by $0.03. Encouragingly, this marked the first quarterly EPS increase in more than two years.
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Stock Market Today: May 15, 2017

5/15/2017 8:49:29 AM The stock market opened higher this morning, and managed to maintain its gains throughout the afternoon. At the end of the session, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was up 85 points; the broader S&P 500 Index was up 11 points; and the NASDAQ was higher by 28 points. Market breadth was favorable, with winners well ahead of losers on the NYSE. Essentially all of the major equity groups pressed ahead today.
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Dow 30 Earnings: Wal-Mart Stores Fiscal Fourth Quarter 2016

2/21/2017 12:03:07 PM Wal-Mart (WMT) announces better-than-anticipated fiscal fourth-quarter sales and earnings, sending shares modestly higher.
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Using The Value Line Report: Finding The Best Value: Wal-Mart vs. Home Depot

2/13/2017 1:14:37 PM In this installment of Using the Value Line Report we will compare two contemporary icons of the retail consumer/household goods arena, discount retailer Wal-Mart Stores (WMT) and retail building supply/home improvement chain Home Depot, Inc. (HD). Both are high-profile companies in their respective industries that have enjoyed record operational advances in the challenging years since the most recent recession. In evaluating these businesses and comparing the price performances of their equities, we will highlight the compelling characteristics that may attract investors, as well as some of the cautionary factors that ought to be considered before committing funds to either of these issues.
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