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Take Five: Black Friday shoppers to Brexit wreckage, world markets themes for the week ahead
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Take Five: Black Friday shoppers to Brexit wreckage, world markets themes for the week ahead

Take Five: Black Friday shoppers to Brexit wreckage, world markets themes for the week ahead (Reuters) - Following are five big themes likely to...

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Investors eye holiday sales for market salve
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Investors eye holiday sales for market salve

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Investors will get a glimpse of consumer health next week as the holiday shopping season gets under way with Black Friday...

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J.C. Penney close to 'penny stock' status after poor third quarter
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J.C. Penney close to 'penny stock' status after poor third quarter

(Reuters) - J. C. Penney Co Inc (JCP.N) predicted a fall in same-store sales this year as it prepared for the holiday shopping season, reporting...

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Ready, set, shop: More than a third of Americans to buy on Black Friday: poll
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Ready, set, shop: More than a third of Americans to buy on Black Friday: poll

Ready, set, shop: More than a third of Americans to buy on Black Friday: poll (Reuters) - About 38 percent of American consumers plan to shop on...

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J.C. Penney gives gloomy outlook before holidays
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J.C. Penney gives gloomy outlook before holidays

(Reuters) - J. C. Penney Co Inc (JCP.N) predicted a fall in same-store sales this year as it prepared for the holiday shopping season, reporting...

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U.S. retail sales rebound sharply in October
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U.S. retail sales rebound sharply in October

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U. S. retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building materials surged, likely driven...

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Walmart's third-quarter comparable sales top estimates, e-commerce jumps
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Walmart's third-quarter comparable sales top estimates, e-commerce jumps

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT. N) reported better-than-expected quarterly U.S. comparable sales on Thursday and raised its earnings outlook...

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U.S. retail sales rebound, but consumer spending slowing
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U.S. retail sales rebound, but consumer spending slowing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U. S. retail sales rebounded sharply in October as purchases of motor vehicles and building materials surged, but data for...

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Wall Street hit by weak earnings, Brexit concerns
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Wall Street hit by weak earnings, Brexit concerns

(Reuters) - U. S. stocks fell on Thursday as a batch of weak earnings and Brexit-related concerns sparked a sixth day of selling, with high-growth...

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Strong U.S. economy boosts Walmart's third-quarter sales
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Strong U.S. economy boosts Walmart's third-quarter sales

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Walmart Inc (WMT. N) reported higher-than-expected quarterly U.S. comparable sales on Thursday and raised its full year...

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Retail gloom, Brexit worries keep Wall Street in check
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Retail gloom, Brexit worries keep Wall Street in check

(Reuters) - U. S. stocks struggled on Thursday as an attempt by technology companies to rebound from this week’s sharp losses was outweighed by a...

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Bankrupt Sears wins court approval for plans to sell stores
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Bankrupt Sears wins court approval for plans to sell stores

WHITE PLAINS, N. Y. (Reuters) - Sears Holdings Corp (SHLDQ.PK) won U.S. bankruptcy court approval on Thursday to move forward with plans to stay in...

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Tesla slashes prices on home solar systems to spur sales
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Tesla slashes prices on home solar systems to spur sales

(Reuters) - Tesla Inc has cut prices on its residential solar systems by as much as 25 percent in a bid to lift lagging sales after the company...

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Macy's boosts annual earnings forecast ahead of holiday season
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Macy's boosts annual earnings forecast ahead of holiday season

(Reuters) - Macy’s Inc (M. N) raised its annual earnings forecast on Wednesday, signaling a strong holiday shopping season ahead, as the department...

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Macy's raises profit forecast before key holiday season
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Macy's raises profit forecast before key holiday season

(Reuters) - Macy’s Inc (M. N) raised its annual earnings forecast on Wednesday, signaling a strong holiday shopping season ahead, encouraged by...

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Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use
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Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use

Juul Labs to pull sweet e-cig flavors to curb youth use (Reuters) - Juul Labs Inc, the U. S. market leader for electronic cigarettes, said on...

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Factbox: Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development
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Factbox: Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development

Factbox: Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O) said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion...

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Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for $5 billion new headquarters
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Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for $5 billion new headquarters

Amazon picks New York City, Washington D. C. area for $5 billion new headquarters SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O)...

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Amazon picks New York City and Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters
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Amazon picks New York City and Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

Amazon picks New York City and Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O) picked America’s...

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Amazon picks New York City, Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters
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Amazon picks New York City, Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters

Amazon picks New York City and Virginia for $5 billion new headquarters SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O) picked America’s...

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Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices
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Amazon picks New York City, Washington D.C. area for new offices

Amazon picks New York City, Washington D. C. area for new offices SAN FRANCISCO/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O) picked America’s...

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Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development
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Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development

Amazon to get billions in breaks for HQ2 development (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O) said on Tuesday it had split its $5 billion second...

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Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split
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Amazon to pick NYC, Northern Virginia for split "HQ2": source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc (AMZN. O) will on Tuesday announce it has selected New York and Northern Virginia for its second headquarters...

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Investors focus on retailers as wages rise
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Investors focus on retailers as wages rise

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U. S. companies are warning about rising wages eating into profit margins, increasing investor worries that next year’s...

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Wall Street dips as weak earnings dampen surge from midterm elections
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Wall Street dips as weak earnings dampen surge from midterm elections

(Reuters) - U. S. stocks edged lower on Thursday, as a clutch of weak earnings reports punctured a rally from the previous session, which was...

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Walmart will offer Black Friday deals earlier this year
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Walmart will offer Black Friday deals earlier this year

FILE PHOTO: Customers complete their purchases ahead of Black Friday at a Walmart store in Chicago, Illinois, U. S. November 23, 2016. REUTERS...

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UBS expects to be sued by U.S. Justice Department over crisis-era mortgage securities
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UBS expects to be sued by U.S. Justice Department over crisis-era mortgage securities

UBS expects to be sued by U. S. Justice Department over crisis-era mortgage securities (Reuters) - UBS Group AG, Switzerland’s largest bank, said...

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Google plans to expand office space in New York City: WSJ
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Google plans to expand office space in New York City: WSJ

Google plans to expand office space in New York City: WSJ (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc’s (GOOGL. O) Google is nearing a deal to buy or lease an office...

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A changing New York neighborhood wonders how Amazon would fit
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A changing New York neighborhood wonders how Amazon would fit

A changing New York neighborhood wonders how Amazon would fit NEW YORK (Reuters) - It was the lunch-hour rush at the Court Square Diner in New York...

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UBS expects to be sued by U.S. Justice Dept over crisis-era mortgage securities
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UBS expects to be sued by U.S. Justice Dept over crisis-era mortgage securities

UBS expects to be sued by U. S. Justice Department over crisis-era mortgage securities (Reuters) - UBS Group AG, Switzerland’s largest bank, said...

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