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Aug 18- Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its annual forecast on Tuesday, citing higher costs from adding worker hours as well as weaker margins in its U.S. pharmacy business. Wal-Mart lowered its forecast for the year ending in January to a range of $4.40 to $4.70 from its outlook of $4.70 to $5.05 in February.
Aug 18- Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its full-year forecast, citing higher costs from adding worker hours as well as weaker margins in its U.S. pharmacy business. For the year ending in January, Wal-Mart lowered its earnings-per-share forecast to a range of $4.40 to $4.70 from its outlook of $4.70 to $5.05...
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Zulily's 49 percent surge can't be what the stock's many short-sellers were looking for.
Jim Cramer provides investors with ideas of how to play the positive housing data released on Monday. But the key is timing.
A New York Times article over the weekend portrayed Amazon's work culture as "bruising" and "Darwinian" in part because of the way it uses data to manage its staff. "Every company is somewhere in process toward using data to get a better handle on who their top performers are and to understand where people stand," said John Challenger, CEO of outplacement consultancy...
U.S. stocks closed higher after the release of positive homebuilder data as investors digested manufacturing data and oil prices.
Nadia Shouraboura, former vice president at Amazon, describes her experience working under Jeff Bezos for eight years.
A critical expose of Amazon's workplace dynamics by The New York Times sparked debate across social media on Monday.
Goldman Sachs told clients in a note on Friday the market will go sideways the rest of the year.
After a weekend article by The New York Times described Amazon as a "bruising place to work," Jim Cramer said investors will love the stock even more.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
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Jeff Bezos writes to staff defending Amazon's human resources policy following a New York Times story claiming back-stabbing practices.
A look at apps that have changed the way we interact with people and the world around us. Some are empowering the on-demand generation.
Amazon is experimenting with how far it can push white-collar workers, to get them to achieve its ever-expanding ambitions, The NY Times reports.
In response, the Transportation Security Administration added officers to screen departing travelers in Seattle. U.S. Customs and Border Protection has 10 new people to welcome arriving international passengers. Anthony Kwacz, of Seattle, said he travels up and down the West Coast and believes not enough is being done to relieve the pressure in the crowded...
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Mark Mahaney of RBC Capital is making changes to his stock picks. Which were bumped and which made their way to the top?
The “Mad money” host Jim Cramer on why China poses an especially big threat to this stock right now.