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Earnings Outlook: Walmart earnings: Expectations for e-commerce growth are sky-high
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Earnings Outlook: Walmart earnings: Expectations for e-commerce growth are sky-high

Walmart Inc., which reports fiscal third-quarter earnings on Thursday before the bell, is bringing together a variety of services and shopping...

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In the wake of #MeToo, relationships with co-workers have become even riskier
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In the wake of #MeToo, relationships with co-workers have become even riskier

Many companies may not ban it, but workers still have plenty of reason to avoid an office romance like the plague. The employer, not the parties...

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The Wall Street Journal: New York raids luxury condo building in crackdown on Airbnb rentals in one of largest actions to date
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The Wall Street Journal: New York raids luxury condo building in crackdown on Airbnb rentals in one of largest actions to date

A team of New York City law-enforcement officers swarmed a Manhattan condominium last month, issuing 27 notices of violations for illegal hotel use...

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Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, many Americans can’t afford an apartment when they move for work
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Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, many Americans can’t afford an apartment when they move for work

At 29 years of age, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez may have become the youngest women ever elected to serve in Congress. But that doesn’t mean she’s free...

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Here are the 40 newly announced Sears and Kmart store closures
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Here are the 40 newly announced Sears and Kmart store closures

Sears Holdings Corp. has announced that 40 stores will close in February 2019, adding to the 142 closures the struggling retailer announced...

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Outside the Box: Companies should honor military service beyond Veterans Day
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Outside the Box: Companies should honor military service beyond Veterans Day

I’ve always revered those in the military. Growing up in India, I admired my grand uncle who served in the British Indian Army and trained at the...

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Angie’s List and Home Advisor have united under the ANGI brand, and new CEO has sky-high ambitions
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Angie’s List and Home Advisor have united under the ANGI brand, and new CEO has sky-high ambitions

Angie’s List and Home Advisor have united under the ANGI brand, and new CEO has sky-high ambitions Merged company wants to be the Amazon of home...

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Idle hands are Santa’s tools as more holiday shoppers use downtime for mobile buying
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Idle hands are Santa’s tools as more holiday shoppers use downtime for mobile buying

Mobile shopping will hit another “landmark” this holiday season, driving 57.1% of visits and 36.8% of revenue, experts at Adobe say. Adobe ADBE, is...

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The Wall Street Journal: FDA to sharply curtail sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores
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The Wall Street Journal: FDA to sharply curtail sales of flavored e-cigarettes in convenience stores

The Food and Drug Administration plans to sharply restrict the sale of most flavored pod-style e-cigarettes, effectively pulling them from most...

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Next Avenue: Office romances in an aging workforce: the pros and cons
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Next Avenue: Office romances in an aging workforce: the pros and cons

It’s a fact: the American workforce is getting older. According to the U. S. Department of Labor, employees age 55 and older are one of the fastest...

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The Wall Street Journal: Google could add 12,000 new workers in big New York City office expansion
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The Wall Street Journal: Google could add 12,000 new workers in big New York City office expansion

Google is gearing up for an expansion of its New York City real estate that could add space for more than 12,000 new workers, an amount nearly...

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Why the ‘Amazon effect’ on house prices may be muted in the chosen HQ2 cities
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Why the ‘Amazon effect’ on house prices may be muted in the chosen HQ2 cities

As Amazon AMZN, closes in on selecting the location for its second headquarters, experts caution property speculators to tread carefully. The...

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Lowe’s latest store closures aren’t the first in Marvin Ellison’s short CEO tenure, and might not be the last
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Lowe’s latest store closures aren’t the first in Marvin Ellison’s short CEO tenure, and might not be the last

Best New Ideas in Money Lowe’s latest store closures aren’t the first in Marvin Ellison’s short CEO tenure, and might not be the last Analysts say...

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With free-shipping perk, Amazon’s 2018 shipping burden on track to top the $21.7 billion spent in 2017
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With free-shipping perk, Amazon’s 2018 shipping burden on track to top the $21.7 billion spent in 2017

Amazon.com Inc. spent billions on shipping in the fourth quarter of 2017 and could spend more this year now that it’s offering free shipping to all...

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The Wall Street Journal: Service.com offers $60 million for Sears’  Home Improvement business
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The Wall Street Journal: Service.com offers $60 million for Sears’ Home Improvement business

Sears Holdings Corp. has nailed down its first bidder for one of its assets — the Home Improvement business. Service.com, a website that helps...

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These Lowe’s stores are closing in the next three months
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These Lowe’s stores are closing in the next three months

Lowe’s Companies said Monday that it will close 51 underperforming stores, including 20 in the U. S. and as many as 31 in Canada, as part of its...

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Mark Hulbert: What the bear market in home construction stocks tells us
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Mark Hulbert: What the bear market in home construction stocks tells us

Halloween may have passed, but home construction stocks continue to build a house of horrors: They’re down nearly 40%, on average, from their early...

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Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market
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Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market

Best New Ideas in Money Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market ‘Not everything is coming up perfectly roses,’ says one...

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Target launching ‘Skip-the-Line’ checkout technology, will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving
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Target launching ‘Skip-the-Line’ checkout technology, will open at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving

Target Corp. announced its holiday plans on Thursday, highlighting “Skip-the-Line” mobile checkout technology and unveiling a Black Friday ad with...

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Spoiler alert: REITS have outperformed stocks for the past 50 years
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Spoiler alert: REITS have outperformed stocks for the past 50 years

As stock markets tumble around the world, here’s something your money guy may not have told you. No, stocks may not produce the best long term...

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Love & Money: Frozen eggs, student loans and other unexpected reasons to get a prenup
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Love & Money: Frozen eggs, student loans and other unexpected reasons to get a prenup

It’s rare that a celebrity engagement or secret marriage passes through the tabloid headlines without some speculation as to whether the couple is...

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Love & Money: This couple never talks about money—and they never fight about it either
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Love & Money: This couple never talks about money—and they never fight about it either

Michael Hayes, 60, an architect, and Jamie Brickhouse, 50, a writer, performer and owner of a speaking bureau, met in 1990. Jamie had been in New...

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NerdWallet: These are the best things to buy on Black Friday
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NerdWallet: These are the best things to buy on Black Friday

With huge sales at nearly every retailer, Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving — has long been touted as one of the best times of the year for...

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Grow: Need a holiday side job? Here’s where to look
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Grow: Need a holiday side job? Here’s where to look

Trying to cover holiday expenses, save a little extra or maybe just spend less time with the family? Enter: the seasonal side gig. Retailers are...

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Walmart to use roving checkout scanners to streamline holiday shopping
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Walmart to use roving checkout scanners to streamline holiday shopping

Walmart Inc. is aiming to get customers in and out of its stores more smoothly this upcoming holiday season, adding roving checkout scanners and...

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Walmart to test new retail technology at Sam’s Club innovation lab in Dallas
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Walmart to test new retail technology at Sam’s Club innovation lab in Dallas

Walmart Inc. will seek to “define the future of retail” at an innovation lab for its Sam’s Club unit scheduled to open soon in Dallas. Sam’s Club...

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Box office hits $790 million to mark the best October ever
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Box office hits $790 million to mark the best October ever

It’s the best October ever for movies. Fueled by slasher flick “Halloween,” blockbuster pic “Venom” and darling-of-critics “A Star is Born,” the...

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As the housing market stagnates, American homeowners are staying put for the longest stretches ever
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As the housing market stagnates, American homeowners are staying put for the longest stretches ever

Best New Ideas in Money As the housing market stagnates, American homeowners are staying put for the longest stretches ever New chapter in ‘tale of...

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Consumers want holiday-shopping convenience and stores that supply it will cash in
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Consumers want holiday-shopping convenience and stores that supply it will cash in

With unemployment low, consumer confidence high and businesses starting to reap the rewards of investments in everything from people to technology,...

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Canada is running out of legal weed in some areas
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Canada is running out of legal weed in some areas

Just more than a week after Canada became the first G-7 nation to legalize marijuana for adult recreational use, provincial sellers are reporting...

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