This story has been updated to reflect that it was written on December 5, 2013.
The headline of this story has been updated to correct the exchange rate on the share split.
This story was corrected to reflect exports increased 12.7 percent.
This story has been updated to reflect that Target saw a 70 percent increase in traffic in the first six weeks after implementing Rich Pins.
The article has been updated to reflect that the rose-gold-colored Starbucks gift card does not contain gold.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated how much Apple spent in marketing. It has spent $1 billion.
An earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that Amundi has $1.02 billion under management; it has $1.02 trillion under management.
This story has been corrected to reflect that J.C. Penney reported a second monthly gain in November in same-store sales.
An earlier version of this story stated that Line's user base was 50 million users behind WhatsApp. This was an unfair comparison as Line has reported 300 million registered users, while WhatsApp have reported 350 million active users.
Line has been contacted by CNBC for data reflecting its active user base. The firm said 85 percent of its Japanese users are active, but was unable to give an overall figure.
This article has been corrected to note the right time period for the Dow's losing streak.