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  • Target Fires Latest Shot in the Price Match War

    By Peri Appollo - January 8, 2013 | Tickers: AMZN, BBY, TGT, WMT

    With the growth in smartphones over the last few years, “shopping” has taken on a whole new meaning.  Once upon a time, you sat down and looked over your Sunday circulars or visited your favorite discount store to pick up the best deals.  Now, all you have to do is walk in, point the bar code scanner on your phone at a UPC tag, and have your favorite app find more »

  • Q4 Earnings This Week

    By Peri Appollo - January 7, 2013 | Tickers: AA, APOL, STZ, DRI, MON, RT, WFC

    The markets closed at five-year highs on Friday thanks to the Fiscal Cliff deal and economic data that fueled investor confidence.  This week, we're likely to see corporate earnings play more of a role as fourth quarter results begin being reported.

    As usual, Alcoa (NYSE: AA) unofficially kicks things off after the bell on Tuesday.  The aluminum producer reported a loss for the third quarter as the sluggish global more »