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  • Even funds sour on Russia stay sweet on Magnit Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 | 1:00 AM ET

    Magnit sells local produce, has a CEO who meets with investors, and targets ordinary Russians. Fund investor concerns about Russia have led to some selling of Magnit lately, and fund managers warn that small investors might find the risks of investing in Magnit too big.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:46 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 72 or. 6 percent, to $126.43. Target rose$. 65 or 1.0 percent, to $62.86. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 51 or. 7 percent, to $76.32.

  • Wal-Mart spokesman resigns after résumé discovery Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 6:27 PM ET
    David Tovar

    Wal-Mart's vice president of corporate communications is leaving after a background check revealed he hadn't finished his college degree.

  • Retailers: Ignore this group at your own peril Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:33 PM ET

    The Latino population, experts predict, will see their buying power grow to $1.5 trillion by next year.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 1:22 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 74 or. 6 percent, to $126.45. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 66 or. 9 percent, to $76.47.

  • NY: Wal-Mart levied fictional 'sugar tax' on soda Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 12:31 PM ET

    ALBANY, N.Y.— New York's attorney general has settled an investigation into false price advertising for Coca-Cola 12- packs by Wal-Mart at 117 stores statewide. The attorney general's office says the retail chain launched a national Father's Day sale in June advertising the 12- packs for $3, but New York consumers were routinely charged $3.50.

  • Reserve now, pay later! Layaway's hidden dangers Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 11:23 AM ET

    Layaway could be "disastrous" for the financially irresponsible, Today.com reports.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 10:43 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 63 or. 5 percent, to $126.34. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 36 or. 5 percent, to $76.17.

  • Sears takes $400M loan from Lampert's hedge fund Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:47 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Sears is taking out a $400 million secured short-term loan from a hedge fund run by CEO Edward Lampert. The Hoffman Estates, Illinois, company, which runs Sears and Kmart stores, said in a regulatory filing that the loan is from entities affiliated with Lampert's ESL Investments Inc..

  • Early movers: HSY, SHLD, BX, BA, LMNT, BABA & more Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 7:35 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Stocks end higher as investors await news from Fed Tuesday, 16 Sep 2014 | 2:00 AM ET

    NEW YORK— The stock market rose Tuesday as investors waited to find out when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates. "The economy continues to improve in the U.S., and there's still an accommodative Fed," said Brad Sorensen, director of market and sector research at the Schwab Center for Financial Research.

  • Sept 15- Wal-Mart Stores Inc's Chief Spokesman David Tovar resigned after the company allegedly found that he had lied about his academic record in his resume, Bloomberg reported, citing a person familiar with the matter.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 6:03 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 34 or. 3 percent, to $125.71. Target fell$. 32 or. 5 percent, to $62.21. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $75.81.

  • Massacre humor?! Not all publicity is good Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 2:41 PM ET

    After Urban Outfitters's apparently faux-bloody Kent State sweatshirt, Carole Roth draws the line between humor and bad taste.

  • FreshPet files for IPO valued at up to $100M Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:49 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Pet food maker FreshPet on Monday filed for an initial public offering valued at up to $100 million. FreshPet's fridges are located in about 12,600 retail stores, including Wal-Mart, PetCo, PetSmart, Target, and Kroger. The Secaucus, New Jersey, company reported $39.7 million in revenue in the first half of 2014 and recorded a loss of $5.6 million.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 41 or. 3 percent, to $125.78. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 08 or. 1 percent, to $75.69.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 10:36 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 31 or. 2 percent, to $125.68. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 04 or. 1 percent, to $75.73.

  • This is how much Apple Pay will get per transaction Monday, 15 Sep 2014 | 7:52 AM ET
    Apple CEO Tim Cook speaks about Apple Pay during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino, Calif.

    The tech giant will make 15 cents of every $100 spent, or 0.15 percent, using Apple Pay, sources said. The FT reports.

  • Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe? Saturday, 13 Sep 2014 | 10:01 AM ET

    The service, which will work both with iPhones and Apple's new Watch, is backed by a host of big retailers, along with most major banks and credit card issuers, including Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Starbucks, McDonald's, PayPal, Google and Square offer their own services, but only a small portion of customers use them.

  • Cramer: This stock facing a ‘real turnaround’ Friday, 12 Sep 2014 | 6:41 PM ET

    Underperformance in this stock may be nearing an end. Cramer thinks it belongs on your radar.