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In Los Angeles, a Wal-Mart building permit is getting a once-over. In New York, the City Council is investigating a possible land deal with the retailer’s developer in Brooklyn. A state senator in California is pushing for a formal audit of a proposed Wal-Mart in San Diego. And in Boston and its suburbs, residents are pressuring politicians to disclose whether they have received contributions from the company, the New York Times reports.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on a threat to the Wal-Mart investigation to look at every permit the company issued.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports the latest details on the bribery allegations coming from Wal-Mart's Mexican division, Walmex.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the latest details of the alleged bribery scandal.
Big movements in the price of oil can have significant effects on the economy, and countries with the most oil within their borders are set to benefit, as demand for crude continues to rise.
Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners, says the Netflix earnings report was "great news." He also weighs in on the alleged Wal-Mart scandal, currently under investigation.
In this Guest Blog, former CEO Carly Fiorina shares her thoughts on the widening bribery probe writing, "Facing extremely serious charges of large-scale bribery and a multi-year cover-up, the Wal-Mart Board should immediately appoint a completely independent team to determine the facts."
"I have no idea how Wal-Mart operates but I do know how Mexico operates," former foreign minister Jorge Castaneda told CNBC's Squawk on the Street Monday.
The FMHR traders discuss whether China or Europe is a bigger concern for global investors amid weak PMI data. Also, does a pullback in Wal-Mart shares present a buying opportunity for investors? David Strasser, Janney Capital Markets retail analyst, weighs in.
While few expected Wal-Mart to sustain long-term damage, most pros felt the bribery case will hurt the company's expansion plans and possibly even lead to arrests and a major corporate shake-up.
Jorge Castaneda, former Foreign Minister of Mexico and NYU professor, discusses the Wal-Mart bribery scandal and conducting business south of the border.
Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners senior equity analyst, discusses the importance of the Mexican markets for Wal-Mart's growth and the impact the alleged scandal could have on the company's stock and executives.
CNBC's Michelle Caruso-Cabrera reports on the culture of doing business in Mexico, saying Wal-Mart is the largest private employer in Mexico and yet, barely any newspapers carried the story on the front page.
The Squawk on the Street team report on the issues facing the Street ahead of Monday's open, and Jim Cramer weighs in on Wal-Mart's alleged bribery investigation in Mexico.