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  • Why Wal-Mart Is A Better Investment Than Amazon [View article]
    Sorry. No anti-Walmart conspiracy. The company is constantly dumped on because it earns all of that and more. No company on the planet spends more trying to spin a positive image than Walmart. Amazon doesn't come close. Meanwhile, among the latest, the Supreme Court in Canada and regulatory authorities in China have both found Walmart illegally closed facilities because employees voted for a union or otherwise objected to Walmart work practices. Pretty impressive for those crazed Walmart bashers to get Canada and China to see things their way, eh.
    Jul 13, 2014. 09:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Wal-Mart Is A Better Investment Than Amazon [View article]
    "(filled with workers who are under-paid + over-worked)" - so that's a bad thing for Amazon and the poster chilf for low wages gets a pass?
    Jul 13, 2014. 09:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Why Wal-Mart Is A Better Investment Than Amazon [View article]
    What a load of technical malarkey. Shoppers who don't hate Walmart intensely dislike it. Walmart has so much money and a lot of good ideas that a turnaround is possible. However they have yet to show they can use money and ideas formanything except doing the same old things, blaming their employees or the government or the economy or the weather or some kind of conspiracy for their
    problems. But why worry if there will ever be a reason for shoppers to go back to those thousands of oversized outdated stores when there's the EBITDA/EV yield to
    distract yourself with?
    Jul 13, 2014. 08:52 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) is looking at creating a private health-insurance exchange that would offer low-cost products to small businesses, which have limited options. "It would allow small employers to piggyback Wal-Mart," says company VP Marcus Osborne, who adds that such companies make up a huge but under-served part of the market. [View news story]
    Help me with this - when the Affordable Care Act goes live, Walmart will undoubtedly have more associates qualifying for government-subsidized participation than any other employer in the U.S. Small business would get the chance to piggyback onto Walmart's leverage and contribute to Walmart's profits. Meanwhile Walmart excludes its own employees by limiting their hours just enough and excludes more with wages that make any coverage unaffordable. There you go agan Walmart!
    Jan 14, 2013. 03:20 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart Strike Reminds Us What Time It Is [View article]
    Are you a sad case because if you make a few bucks (and over the years it's been very few) you think that anything Walmrt does is justified? I'll answer. You are sad.
    Oct 11, 2012. 01:16 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Express Stores Can Fuel Growth For Wal-Mart [View article]
    I'll take that non-response to mean you were irrationally hyping the stock as usual.
    Oct 11, 2012. 01:10 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart Strike Reminds Us What Time It Is [View article]
    Don't you thnk an opinion about Walmart on either side should occasionally consider the facts? Walmart has benefits policies and pay scales that add up to hundreds of thousands of employees being uninsured and their health care costs being passed to the government and to other policyholders who get stuck holding the bag. That's not in the eye of any beholder. It's a fact. Without blaming the employees for getting sick or trotting out anti-union harangue, please explain why is unreasonable to have any standards for how the largest employer in the country should treat its employees. Incidentally, lying to sharehlders at the annual meeting by saying the bribery was contained to Mexico when they knew it was happening in other countries was another nice touch. Was thagt in the eye of the beholder as well?
    Oct 10, 2012. 05:00 PM | 2 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Express Stores Can Fuel Growth For Wal-Mart [View article]
    Walmart has never reported results separately for Walmart Express and most analysts suggest they have yet to turn a profit with that format. Do you know something they don't?
    Oct 10, 2012. 02:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart Strike Reminds Us What Time It Is [View article]
    Walmart underpays employees for decades, manipulates their hours to avoid providing health care benefits and leaves them to depend on emergency rooms (and on everyone else to foot the bill). In the past two years Walmart has twice raised the number of hours part-time employees must work to qualify for health care benefits. Meanwhile the six Walton heirs are worth as much as the lowest 48 million American families. And for all this, the employees are supposed to suck it up and give Walmart a pass when times are slow.

    Full dislosure: if you believe that you have NO connection with reality.
    Oct 10, 2012. 11:59 AM | 5 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart Is A Bro And Sis Operation [View article]
    One would think the next generation would be concerned with respecting their father's wishes and the values he expressed for the company. Instead, we have the most senior executives who were involved in the bribery saying the company values integrity above all else. We hjave Rob Walton mouthing the same statements. And a week later they admit the bribery went far beyond Mexico. How can even the moral do-nothings who think that bribery doesn;t count figure that lying is perfectly acceptable as well?
    Jun 28, 2012. 08:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart (WMT +0.4%) falls on the radar of Chinese food regulators again after getting slammed by a pork-labeling scandal last fall. Beijing's Food Safety Administration alleges that the company violated food safety standards by selling sesame oil with dangerous levels of cadmium. Industry insiders are taking the flareup with a bit of a jaundiced eye, given that this week is food safety week in the nation and the government typically pulls out an eye-popping headline. [View news story]
    What's worse than the Walmart whiners and pumpers? Walmart advances its business via bribery - no big deal. Walmart lies aboiut their new found integrity at the shareholders meeting then announces the practice is more widespread than they had admitted. Walmart uses tainted ingredients. So unfair for any regulation or ethical standard to apply for poor Walmart.
    Jun 14, 2012. 04:21 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Wal-Mart (WMT) faces another lawsuit over the Mexican bribery story, this time from NYC's pension funds. Presumably these harmed funds own a lot of Wal-Mart stock. Are they paying attention?  [View news story]
    A good company like P&G makes it a point to stand for something - and the something is not bribery (which Walmart doesn't even try to deny). Now let's see, who in the whole wide world would want to imagine Walmart is a better company or a better stock to own than P&G? But then, when your daily grind is generating thousands of comments, who has time to think?
    Jun 11, 2012. 03:53 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Don't Be Fooled By 5 Automakers' May Sales [View article]
    Now don't you go suggesting American cars are worth the metal and palstic they are made from. You'll get the anti-union divas and their owners terribly upset.
    Jun 10, 2012. 11:07 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Don't Be Fooled By 5 Automakers' May Sales [View article]
    "Consumers were buying cars in the expectation that the economy was about to rebound."

    Intuition? Just making things up? Did you leave out some reason to suggest this is the case?
    Jun 10, 2012. 11:04 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Shares of Wal-Mart (WMT +2.4%) push higher, helped in part by a report of a double-digit gain in sales for Mexican unit Walmex. Yet another 52-week high has been etched out by shares. [View news story]
    Sorry chopchop many companies do not behave like WMT and certainly not the two you mention. Many companies are not being sued by multiple states for their labor practices and shoddy employee health programs. Try this one - "The 52-year-old makes $11.60 an hour as a front-of-the-store manager at a Louisiana Walmart and says she struggles to pay for basic necessities, let alone her $600-a-month rent. 'I'm giving it all I got, I like what I do, and yet I'm struggling so bad.'" All you have to do is ignore the facts and WMT rules.
    Jun 8, 2012. 04:17 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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