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Walmart Stock Slips as Market Anxiety Stymies Earnings Day Pop

Walmart (WMT) stock slid on Thursday despite releasing a strong earnings report and guidance. Shares of the Bentonville, Arkansas-based retail giant slid 2% in the day’s trading to below the century mark, closing at $99.54. The slide came despite an earnings report that charted $1.08 in earnings per share cruised past analyst estimates of $1.01,


Global Stocks Gains Amid Reports of US-China Trade Talk Progress, Brexit Advance

The Thursday Market Minute Global stocks edge higher as reports of progress in U.S.-China trade talks, a well as a move towards clarity in Britain’s Brexit negotiations, gives investors a chance to re-enter risk markets around the world. Shares in Asia were also supported by solid China housing data and a weaker U.S. dollar, with

FTSE 100 ends lower as British American Tobacco’s stock gets smoked

U.K. stocks on Monday kicked off the week on a downbeat note, as shares of British American Tobacco finished the day nearly 12% lower on reports of increased regulation by the FDA. How are markets performing? The U.K.’s FTSE 100 UKX, -0.74%  closed 0.7% lower at 7,053.08, after finishing last week with a moderate 0.2%


Dow Breaks Win Streak as Stocks Slide on China Uncertainty, Apple Outlook

Here Are 3 Hot Things to Know About Stocks Right Now The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined on Friday, following three straight days of gains for the blue-chip index. The U.S. added 250,000 jobs to payrolls in October, and annual workers’ wage growth rose to 3.1%. Apple Inc. (AAPL)   slumped 6.6%, it’s worst day in nearly five


Alibaba’s Singles Day Is Bigger Than Ever, But Sales Growth Could Slow This Year

Alibaba’s (BABA) Singles Day is around the corner — and with the commerce giant’s stock slumping in recent months, it’s a key one to watch. The Nov. 11 shopping extravaganza originated as an “anti-Valentine’s day” festival for singles — promoted as a chance for shoppers to spend on gifts for themselves and other single friends. And it’s grown