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  • Retail winners and losers this earnings season Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 1:58 PM ET
    Riding lawnmowers stand in a row in the parking lot outside a Home Depot Inc. retail store in Bowling Green, Kentucky.

    We are in the meat of earnings season for retailers, and there are very clear winners and losers emerging.

  • NEW YORK, Aug 18- A 6 percent tumble in Chinese shares on Tuesday and disappointing earnings from Wal-Mart dented U.S. equities while copper and oil prices touched multi-year lows. Wal-Mart Stores Inc fell 3.2 percent to $69.63 as the biggest drag on the Dow after the major retailer reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its full-year...

  • *Wal-Mart hits over 2 year low after weak results. Aug 18- U.S. stocks fell in early afternoon trading on Tuesday, dragged down by Wal-Mart's weaker-than-expected results and a selloff in energy and material shares on renewed fears about China. Wal-Mart fell as much as 3.3 percent to a nearly 2-1/ 2 year low of $69.55 after its weak results and forecast.

  • Sticky fingers, higher wages add to Wal-Mart's woes Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 1:17 PM ET
    An employee arranges frozen turkeys displayed for sale at a Walmart Store in Los Angeles.

    Wal-Mart's U.S. business posted its best same-store sales result in three years during the second quarter.

  • *Worst quarterly sales outcome under Wal-Mart ownership. *CEO Andy Clarke says he's staying. LONDON, Aug 18- Supermarket operator Asda, the UK arm of Wal-Mart, has suffered its worst quarterly sales performance in the 16 years it's been owned by the U.S. group, with results on Tuesday highlighting its struggles in the face of an onslaught from discounters.

  • How traders are cashing in on Home Depot Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 12:01 PM ET
    A Home Depot store in Laguna Hills, California.

    Home Depot reported better-than-expected earnings, and some traders are making big money from their bets on the retailer.

  • 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.

  • *Wal-Mart falls after weaker-than-expected results. Aug 18- U.S. stocks erased most of their losses in late morning trading on Tuesday, as strong results from Home Depot and strong housing data helped offset a slump in Chinese shares and Wal-Mart's weaker-than-expected results. Home Depot rose as much as 3.4 percent to a record high of $123.80 after the home...

  • "The problem in China is that the markets haven't been released for free and open trading and until that happens there is going to continue to be downside pressure," said Randy Frederick, managing director of trading and derivatives for Charles Schwab in Austin, Texas. Earlier, China's main Shanghai Composite and Shenzhen 300 indexes both lost more than 6 percent...

  • *Wal-Mart falls after weaker-than-expected results. Aug 18- Wall Street open lower on Tuesday, weighed down by a 6 percent slump in Chinese shares and Wal-Mart's weaker-than-expected quarterly results. Wal-Mart shares fell as much as 3.2 percent to a nearly 2-1/ 2 year low of $69.58 and were the biggest drag on the Dow Jones industrial average.

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Wal-Mart's British supermarket chain Asda slumped to its worst quarterly sales performance in the 16 years it has been owned by the U.S. group, with results on Tuesday highlighting its struggles in the face of an onslaught from the discounters. Walmart does not break out profits for its British operation, which trades mainly from large...

  • Aug 18- Wall Street opened lower on Tuesday following a 6 percent slump in Chinese shares and disappointing quarterly results from Wal-Mart.

  • Wal-Mart cuts guidance, sending shares lower Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 9:03 AM ET
    A customer receives cash change from a cashier at a Wal-Mart Stores Inc. location in the Porter Ranch neighborhood of Los Angeles, California.

    Wal-Mart Stores reported quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations on Tuesday, and the retailer cut its full-year guidance.

  • *Wal-Mart falls after cutting full-year forecast. Aug 18- Wall Street was set to open lower on Tuesday, weighed down by a 6 percent slump in Chinese shares and disappointing results from Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart shares fell 2.6 percent to $70.05 in premarket trading after the Dow component reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its...

  • 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...

  • Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open on Tuesday, following another sharp sell-off in Chinese stocks over yuan concerns.

  • Early movers: HD, WMT, DKS, URBN, BAM, MCD & more Tuesday, 18 Aug 2015 | 8:12 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • LONDON, Aug 18- Sales at Wal-Mart's British supermarket Asda slumped 4.7 percent in the second-quarter, as the laggard in the industry failed to get to grips with a fierce price war brought on by discount retailers. Asda, which trails UK market leader Tesco by annual revenue and is battling with Sainsbury's to be Britain's No. 2 grocer, said sales at stores open over...

  • Aug 18- Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its full-year forecast on Tuesday, citing investments in staffing and weaker margins in its U.S. pharmacy business. Net profit attributable to Wal-Mart fell to $1.08 per share, in the second quarter ended July 31 from $1.21 per share, a year earlier.

  • Aug 18- U.S. stock index futures followed world bourses lower on Tuesday after Chinese shares slumped 6 percent and disappointing results from Wal-Mart. *Wal-Mart shares fell 2.5 percent to $70.09 in premarket trading after the Dow component reported weaker-than-expected quarterly earnings and lowered its full-year forecast. *U.S. oil prices and...