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Yesterday, the China Banking Regulatory Commission approved a pilot of five privately owned banks - a move designed to introduce competition and private capital into the state-dominated banking sector while providing better financial services for small and medium sized enterprises .
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They cover the isolated southern half of Missouri and the northern half of Arkansas, an area that's been largely left out of the national consciousness until now.
Will March really go in like a lion and out like a lamb? Wal-Mart Stores sure hopes so, and it's no big mystery why.
CIO President Richard Trumka praised Pope Francis for "changing the debate" on low-income wages and said there is pressure on retailers such as Wal-Mart Stores Inc. to follow the example Gap Inc. set by increasing the wages of its lowest paid workers.
Wal-Mart Stores recently purchased 126 acres for $4 million located near the Bella Vista line in north Bentonville.
Wal-Mart , which has grown to become a global retail behemoth since it's founding 69 years ago in Arkansas.
U.S. wholesale businesses in January suffered their steepest sales drop in nearly five years, yet they continued to increase their stockpiles.
Discount retailer Aldi and upmarket chain Waitrose both showed record market shares in the latest data Tuesday, while former darling of the sector Tesco PLC saw its share fall to its lowest level since late 2004 in an increasingly cut-throat environment.
The fuel-cell manufacturers including Plug Power Inc. that have been Nasdaq 's three-biggest gainers in the past month jumped yesterday ahead of earnings reports that are expected to show them heading toward profitability.
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Recently fuel cell companies and other energy companies have been on fire. Companies like Ballard Power Systems , Plug Power , Fuel Cell Inc and Power Solutions International have all shown double digit gains.
Loblaw Companies Limited Executive Chairman Galen Weston speaks during the annual general shareholders' meeting in Toronto, in this May 2, 2013 file photo.
The company might not be able to go back to double digit growth in dividends due to the restricted growth in earnings and cash flows.
Generally, I don't like investing in retail stocks. Retail is incredibly competitive - unless you live in the middle of nowhere, it seems that you can't go a fraction of a mile without coming across some retailer.
The debut project will be at the northwest corner of Walton Boulevard and 14th Street in Wal-Mart's hometown of Bentonville, where the ceremony is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. on March 19. A groundbreaking for a downtown apartment complex was scheduled for the same day but it was moved to March 21. Thrive Apartments will break ground for the ... (more)
Eight billionaires with Arkansas ties find themselves on the most recent Forbes list of the world's 1,645 billionaires, released this week.