Articles by Wal-Mart

  • Montek Singh Ahluwalia
    Policymakers’ Inflation Forecasts Hurt India's Credibility - Ahluwalia

    November 20 2011 4:32 PM EST

    Over-optimistic forecasts by policymakers predicting when India's stubbornly high inflation would ease have hurt the government's credibility, says Montek Singh Ahluwalia.

  • Ted Forstmann
    Ted Forstmann, Private Equity Pioneer and Philanthropist, Dies at 71

    November 20 2011 4:19 PM EST

    Wall Street legend Ted Forstmann, who died of brain cancer on Nov. 20, helped launch the private equity industry. The colorful financier was as known for his Republican leanings, charity work, and relationships with Princess Diana, Elizabeth Hurley and Padma Lakshmi as for his late-in-life warnings about Wall Street excesses.

  • Supermarket Chain
    India may Open Doors to Supermarket Chains

    November 19 2011 3:39 PM EST

    India may allow supermarket chains such as the world's largest retailer Wal-Mart Stores Inc to operate in the country.

  • The headquarters of Netflix is shown in Los Gatos
    Netflix, Wal-Mart Lawsuit: Wal-Mart Settles with Subscribers, Netflix Could go to Trial

    November 17 2011 1:48 PM EST

    Netflix said Thursday it would refuse to join Wal-Mart in the settlement of a class-action lawsuit involving more than 25 million current and former Netflix subscribers.

  • Morning Cattle Market Report

    November 17 2011 10:30 AM EST

    December cattle closed 32 higher on the session yesterday, although rising 120 points from the early lows. February cattle also closed strong as a large rally in the beef market is thought to be helping support the market. Expectations that weaker packer profit margin and sluggish European and US economies would pressure beef and cash cattle prices through the end of 2011 may have limited gains in cattle futures until the last few sessions.

  • 5. Detroit, Mich.
    Business Needs to Help Solve Homeless Issue

    November 16 2011 2:48 PM EST

    What has America gotten itself in to? Just about every state and every city is cutting back funding to services needed by those who need it most.

  • The sign of the Toys R Us store is seen in a Denver suburb March 15, 2011.
    Toys R Us to Open at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving for Black Friday Sales

    November 15 2011 5:38 PM EST

    Toys R Us plans to be the forerunner for Black Friday this year, as the toy retailer has announced it will open its doors at 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving evening ahead of all other competitors.

  • U.S. Economy Shows Signs of Momentum in 4th Quarter

    November 15 2011 3:20 PM EST

    The U.S. economy showed signs it maintained speed into the fourth quarter as retail sales rose in October and a gauge of manufacturing in New York state showed growth this month for the first time since May.

  • Wall Street Higher as Tech Offsets Europe Fears

    November 15 2011 2:35 PM EST

    Stocks rose in a choppy market on Tuesday, led by gains in technology shares that offset worries the Eurozone's debt troubles will spread.

  • Wall Street Falls as Europe's Debt Woes Deepen

    November 15 2011 12:00 PM EST

    U.S. stocks fell on Tuesday as rising Italian bond yields kept alive worries that the euro zone's debt troubles will spread.

  • Wall Street edges higher, euro zone concerns weigh
    Wall Street Edges Higher, Euro Zone Concerns Weigh

    November 15 2011 10:04 AM EST

    Wall Street stocks rose slightly on Tuesday but lingering risk aversion tied to Europe's debt crisis sent Italy's bond yields back into a perceived danger zone, capping gains.

  • GM Elects Former Wal-Mart CFO to Board

    November 15 2011 10:02 AM EST

    General Motors Co said it appointed former Wal-Mart Stores Inc finance chief Thomas Schoewe to its board of directors.

  • File image of people shopping at Target store in New York
    Retail Sales Rise Broadly, Wholesale Prices Fall

    November 15 2011 9:21 AM EST

    Retail sales rose broadly in October, suggesting the economy started the fourth quarter with some vigor, and the first drop in wholesale prices in four months pointed to subsiding inflation pressures.

  • Wall Street Set to Fall on Italy Fears

    November 15 2011 9:21 AM EST

    Wall Street was set to fall on Tuesday, led by banks and resource-related stocks, as risk aversion tied to Europe's debt crisis sent Italy's bond yields back into a perceived danger zone.

  • Futures slide as euro zone fears persist

    November 15 2011 8:00 AM EST

    U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, extending a drop in global equities, as doubts about the ability of Europe to tackle its debt crisis sent Italy's bond yields back into a perceived danger zone.

  • Walmart Christmas Hours
    Wal-Mart Profit Below Wall Street Despite Better Sales

    November 15 2011 7:42 AM EST

    Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s quarterly profit growth missed Wall Street's expectations on Tuesday, as the economy continues to weigh on customers at Walmart U.S., by far the company's largest division.

  • U.S. Stock Futures Tumble as Euro Zone Fears Persist

    November 15 2011 7:35 AM EST

    U.S. stock index futures fell on Tuesday, extending a drop in global equities, as doubts about the ability of Europe to tackle its debt crisis sent Italy's bond yields back into a perceived danger zone.

  • Stocks in Focus (DELL, HD, URBN, WMT, SPLS, TJX, JEC, ADSK, A)

    November 15 2011 2:38 AM EST

    The companies that are expected to see active trade on Tuesday are: Dell, Home Depot, Urban Outfitters, Wal-Mart Stores, Staples, TJX Companies, Jacobs Engineering Group, Autodesk and Agilent Technologies.

  • Target In Daly City, Calif.
    Black Friday at Target: 70,000 Sign Petition Against Thanksgiving Opening

    November 14 2011 9:43 PM EST

    A petition against a Thanksgiving night opening for Target stores nationwide Friday has amassed more than 70,000 signatures since it began two weeks ago, but will it be enough for the retail giant to alter its plans?

  • Shopping
    Black Friday Guide 2011: Deals, Sales and Doorbusters

    November 14 2011 6:04 PM EST

    This Black Friday Guide has all the deals, sales and doorbusters frugal shoppers need to know about when looking to get a jump on holiday shopping on the cheap.