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  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 6:35 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 15 or. 1 percent, to $130.44. Target fell$. 46 or. 7 percent, to $61.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $76.38.

  • High school grads to get free ride at ND college Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 5:20 PM ET

    Williston State College, a two-year school in Williston, announced Thursday that graduates of Williams County's high schools will automatically be eligible for full-ride scholarships, including fees and books purchased at the school's bookstores. Additional funds will come from the Williston State College Foundation. The foundation has received...

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 1:17 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 75 or. 6 percent, to $129.84. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 10 or. 1 percent, to $76.15.

  • Oct 24- Shares of SodaStream International Ltd surged on Friday after the at-home soda machine maker said it would sell some PepsiCo Inc brands in a limited test. The 10- week trial will begin in a few weeks at Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Bed Bath& Beyond Inc in Orlando and Tampa, Florida, trade publication Beverage Digest reported. SodaStream shares surged as much as 24...

  • Oct 24- E-cigarette seller Electronic Cigarettes International Group Ltd has postponed its public offering due to unfavorable market conditions, an analyst at underwriter Canaccord Genuity told Reuters on Friday. Grand Rapids, Michigan- based Electronic Cigarettes is among a number of e-cigarette companies whose stocks are traded over-the-counter in...

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 24 Oct 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $1.11 or. 8 percent, to $129.49. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.26.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 6:02 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 05 or percent, to $130.59. Target rose$. 70 or 1.1 percent, to $62.03. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $76.25.

  • CHICAGO, Oct 23- Determined not to repeat a holiday season that left millions of packages delivered too late and customers seething, United Parcel Service Inc and FedEx Corp are investing heavily in new infrastructure- but the continued dynamic growth of e-commerce will test those efforts. Even so, the rise in shipping originating with e-tailers including...

  • Optimize your game plan for holiday toy shopping Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 2:29 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Looking for the holiday season's hot toys, like anything related to Disney's "Frozen"? In addition, Amazon's annual holiday toy list adds commentary from its product experts on the latest trends. You can browse through new categories like "Mom Picks" or "Classic" brands to find gift ideas and personal anecdotes from Amazon editors.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 1:51 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 01 or percent, to $130.53. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 06 or. 1 percent, to $76.09.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 11:56 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 48 or. 4 percent, to $131.02. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.04.

  • Buffett copycats risk pounding with Berkshire losses Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 8:59 AM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Very few people have the same risk threshold as Warren Buffet so beware investors following Berkshire Hathaway's portfolio.

  • Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 | 4:25 AM ET

    LONDON— The chairman of Tesco, the world's second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits. "Three immediate priorities are clear: to recover our competitiveness in the U.K., to protect and strengthen our balance sheet and to begin the...

  • Sharp drops in many of the stocks owned by Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway in recent weeks hit the sprawling conglomerate's equity portfolio hard. The loss on seven of those holdings alone totals more than $5 billion provided Berkshire's stakes have remained the same since June 30, the last date for which they were disclosed. Berkshire Hathaway did not respond...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 6:09 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 26 or. 2 percent, to $130.54. Target fell$. 31 or. 5 percent, to $61.33. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 01 or percent, to $76.03.

  • FedEx, UPS make plans for a better holiday season Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 5:14 PM ET

    DALLAS— Facing an even bigger mountain of packages this holiday season, FedEx and UPS are hiring more workers to avoid the delays that frustrated shoppers and gift-recipients a year ago. On Wednesday, FedEx Corp. said it expects deliveries between Thanksgiving and Christmas Eve to rise 8.8 percent over last year, to 290 million shipments.

  • BofA: Sorry for double charging on Apple Pay Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 4:10 PM ET
    Apple Pay on display.

    Some Bank of America customers say they were charged twice for purchases they made using Apple's new mobile payments system.

  • Who needs Black Friday? Retail cutting prices now Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:56 PM ET
    Sale signs in the windows of a GAP store.

    Retailers have kept inventories in check, but signs are already emerging that they may not have broken consumers' addiction to discounts just yet.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 1:18 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 78 or. 6 percent, to $131.06. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $76.38.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Wednesday, 22 Oct 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 70 or. 5 percent, to $130.98. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $76.25.