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Coronavirus — The Stand

Coronavirus — The Stand

David Nelson, CFA CMT | Equities.com |

The latest news coming from China is reminiscent of the Stephen King masterpiece, The Stand.


Jeff Kagan: Top CEO Innovators Who Are Changing the World

Jeff Kagan | Equities.com |

This is my list of the Top CEO Innovators who are changing our world.


Walmart Testing Higher Minimum Wage for Some Employees

Reuters | Equities.com |

The company is testing a higher starting wage for certain newly created jobs in about 500 U.S. stores.


Walmart Has Made a Genius Move To Beat Amazon

Stephen McBride | Equities.com |

Walmart is using its physical stores as warehouses for online sales.


Lululemon Raises Profit and Sales Forecast on Upbeat Holiday Demand

Reuters | Equities.com |

The company has ramped up its online presence and broadened its range.​


India Orders Antitrust Probe of Amazon and Walmart's Flipkart

Reuters | Equities.com |

India is investigating alleged violations of competition law in the latest setback for the US e-commerce giants.


Kohl's, JC Penney, L Brands Report Holiday Sales Declines

AP News | Equities.com |

The mall-based retailers' performance underscores continued challenges from online rivals and other low-price competitors.


Macy's Holiday Season Better Than Expected, Shares Up 4%

Reuters | Equities.com |

The retailer reported a marginal fall in holiday period same-store sales, surprising investors who were bracing for a sharper drop following an earlier profit warning.


Walgreens Misses Profit Estimates on Pharmacy Weakness, Shares Fall 6%

Reuters | Equities.com |

Results were hurt by lower payments from insurers on drugs sold at its US pharmacies.


Pharmacies Say Prescribers Bear Responsibility for Opioid Crisis

AP News | Equities.com |

Pharmacies argued in federal court that doctors and other healthcare practitioners who write prescriptions bear ultimate responsibility for improper distribution of opioids to patients.


Blockchain in Healthcare - Discussion at the EU Parliament

From the recent Blockchain For Europe Summit in Brussels: Panel on Digital Health - How Blockchain technology can make health care systems more patient-centric and sustainable


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