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5 Things to Watch This Week: Sequester, Energy Drinks, Groupon, Consumer Electronics, and Home Depot

Filed under: Earnings, Retail, Best Buy, Food & Beverage, Materials & Construction, Wall Street WatchFrom the country’s leading home improvement chain reaching into its orange apron for fresh financials to Washington’s sequester countdown, ther…

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5 Winners and Losers of the Week in Business

Filed under: Google, McDonald’s, Earnings, Market News, Materials & ConstructionIt’s been a hectic week in the world of business, from a company prematurely announcing a big merger agreement to analysts raising their price targets on a dot-com rock…

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Market Minute: Walmart Blames Taxes for February Sales ‘Disaster’

Filed under: Earnings, Retail, Wal-Mart, Tax Refunds

Walmart (WMT) acknowledged its sluggish February sales in its fourth-quarter earnings release this morning, but blamed its woes largely on tax issues.

The fourth quarter itself — which ended Janu…

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5 Things to Watch This Week: Restaurants, PCs, Walmart, Rides and Soda

Filed under: Hewlett-Packard, Dell, Coca-Cola Company, Pepsico, Earnings, Retail, Computer Industry, Entertainment Industry, Food & Beverage, Restaurants, Wal-MartWhen the market reopens Tuesday after President’s Day, it promises to be a busy week….

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Midday Market Minute: Food Industry News Galore (Kraft, Burger King, More)

Filed under: Company News, Earnings, Market News, Mergers & Acquisitions, Food & Beverage

By Olivia Oran and Martinne Geller

At the heart of the $23 billion buyout of iconic American company H.J. Heinz Co (HNZ) is a low profile Brazilian gro…

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