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  • April 14- A federal appeals court on Tuesday lifted an injunction that would have required Wal-Mart Stores Inc to let shareholders vote on a proposal to tighten oversight of its sale of guns with high-capacity magazines. District Judge Leonard Stark that would have required a vote at Wal-Mart's annual meeting in June. The church's proposal would have...

  • April 14- A federal appeals court on Tuesday said Wal-Mart Stores Inc will not be required to let shareholders vote at its annual meeting on a proposal to force tighter oversight of its sale of high-capacity guns. The proposal by Trinity Church, a historic church in downtown Manhattan, would have required Wal-Mart's board to more closely examine the sale of...

  • It's not just farmers: Weather worries big firms Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:44 PM ET
    Air pollution

    While there's much focus on the California drought and farmers, large global companies are managing for climate risks.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 1:34 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 11 or. 1 percent, to $148.91. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unchanged at $80.29.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Tuesday, 14 Apr 2015 | 10:42 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 47 or. 3 percent, to $148.55. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 30 or. 4 percent, to $79.99.

  • April 13- New York's attorney general has sent letters to 13 national retailers, including Gap Inc, Target Corp and JC Penney Co Inc, about "on-call shifts" in which workers are told whether to report to work a day or less before a scheduled shift. A number of companies with stores in New York are requiring employees to check in by telephone, text message or email before...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 6:00 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell$. 62 or. 4 percent, to $149.02. Target fell$. 61 or. 7 percent, to $82.96. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 36 or. 4 percent, to $80.29.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 1:19 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 17 or. 1 percent, to $149.80. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. unchanged at $80.65.

  • April 13- Jury selection began on Monday in a trial in which Home Box Office Inc faces libel claims over a report linking British sporting goods company Mitre Sports International to child labor in India. The trial in federal court in Manhattan is the culmination of years of litigation over the report on " Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel," which first aired in...

  • How taxpayers subsidize McD’s, Wal-Mart Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 12:21 PM ET
    Denise Rush, a home health-care worker in Durham, N.C., often works seven days a week, but still relies on food stamps and Medicaid for her children.

    Taxpayers are providing support to the poor as well as huge subsidy for employers of low-wage workers, the NYT reports.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Monday, 13 Apr 2015 | 10:27 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 07 or percent, to $149.70. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $80.78.

  • April 10- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said the Walton family was putting 6 percent of the retailer's outstanding shares in a newly formed trust for possible sale to offset expected increases in its stake due to stock buybacks and to help fund charitable contributions. The Walton family, which founded the company more than five decades ago, owned 50.86 percent of...

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 6:05 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 83 or. 6 percent, to $149.64. Target rose$. 28 or. 3 percent, to $83.57. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $80.65.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 1:25 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose $1.12 or. 8 percent, to $149.93. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $80.79.

  • The company that made a President Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 11:32 AM ET
    The General Electric logo is seen on a microwave oven sale at a Lowe's store in Torrance, Calif.

    GE now looks a lot more like the company that made him into a presidential contender.

  • 8 businesses making millions in the pet market Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 10:31 AM ET
    Yorkshire Terrier at the spa

    Consumers are spending billions on luxury items for their pets, and novelty businesses are popping up—from pet hotels to doggie bakeries.

  • Early Glance: Big-box Retail companies Friday, 10 Apr 2015 | 10:28 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 28 or. 2 percent, to $149.09. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $80.65.

  • Why Warren Buffett is wrong on car-dealer model Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:53 PM ET
    Warren Buffett

    Warren Buffett said the car-dealership model isn't going to change anytime soon. Here's why he's wrong, says auto-industry consultant Daron Gifford.

  • Final Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 6:14 PM ET

    Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $3.19 or 2.1 percent, to $148.81. Target rose$. 15 or. 2 percent, to $83.29. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 19 or. 2 percent, to $80.84.

  • Midday Glance: Big-box Retail companies Thursday, 9 Apr 2015 | 1:41 PM ET

    NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are down at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. fell $3.05 or 2.0 percent, to $148.95. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. fell$. 13 or. 2 percent, to $80.90.