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  • Walmart Stores

    Walmart is a Baby Boomer consumer-based business. As Boomers’ paychecks grew over the years, so did Walmart’s profits. Now, the retailer is facing a daunting challenge and haunting question: As Boomer demand falls and Boomer consumption declines, will WalMart’s sales move in the same direction?

  • Invest accordingly, Cramer says.

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    Have you heard that one before—maybe from parents, from a boss, from a mentor or maybe even from an employee presenting a marketing plan for your company?

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    Small is beautiful. At least, many large retailers think it could be. For years, Trader Joe's has reaped in big profits from small, 10,000 square foot stores selling branded products at good prices.

  • Search results for Movado Men’s Esperanza Watch

    A battle is sweeping the world of e-commerce. Wary of the Internet’s tendency to relentlessly drive down prices, major brands and manufacturers — and now, book publishers — are striking back, deploying a variety of tactics and tools to control how their products are presented and priced online.

  • Super Bowl XLIV

    With the big game just around the corner, here are some of the companies that are primed to benefit from the Super Bowl.

  • The latest overall job loss numbers showed a loss of 20,000 jobs in January and an unemployment rate falling to 9.7%.  The November and December numbers were revised as well.  Here is a breakdown of where the job losses were as well as which sectors were adding jobs.

  • Cisco and Visa both reported better-than-expected earnings after the bell on Wednesday. So does this signal an upward movement for markets? Jeff Hussey, chief investment officer of fixed income at Russell Investment Group shares his views.

  • As the bottom line of Americans begins to improves, weight-loss companies are hoping more of them will spend money doing the same for their waist lines.

  • Stocks struggled Wednesday after tepid reports on employment and the services sector.

  • Time Warner Cable and Comcast both noted in their earnings reports today that they have been buying back their own shares.

  • The Baby Boomer generation, born between 1946 and 1964, is the most economically powerful population in U.S. history.  Take the following quiz and find out how much you know about them.

  • A spec pick on e-commerce without placing your bet on any specific merchant.

  • Stocks erased their gains Friday, ending the day — and the month — in the red as an early boost from better-than-expected GDP report faded and techs took another hit.

  • Stocks pared their gains Friday, the final trading day of January, after an early boost from a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence.  Tech and energy stocks led decliners.

  • Stocks advanced Friday, the final trading day of January, after a trio of encouraging news on the economic front: GDP, Chicago PMI and consumer confidence.

  • The Carbon Challenge - A CNBC Special Report - See Complete Coverage

    Many economists argue that manufacturing is crucial to long-term economic stability. But is there anything left for America to manufacture? The answer is yes—if we focus on products for the growing low-carbon economy.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, rebounding off of their worst week since last March, as worries about Bernanke's confirmation subsided and investors scooped up bargains. Techs advanced ahead of earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments after the bell.

  • Investors await the slew of corporate earnings results this week. What should they be expecting? Dan Cook, senior market analyst at IG Markets, shared his market insights.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks advanced Monday, rebounding off of their worst week since last March, as worries about Bernanke's confirmation subsided and investors scooped up bargains. Techs advanced ahead of earnings from Apple and Texas Instruments after the bell.