Sears Eyes Outside Deals for Key Brands as Revenue Falls

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Sears Holdings Corp. reported narrow improvement in its bottom line in the first quarter as the retailer trimmed expenses, though revenue continued to slide and margins contracted.

Telstra's Autohome Revolt Could Delay Goodies for Shareholders

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Telstra’s plans to boost shareholder returns have been complicated by a lawsuit to stymie its stake sale in Autohome, a Chinese car-buying website.

Craving More Growth, Walgreens Dismissed Its Theranos Doubts

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The drugstore chain made a blood-testing deal without fully validating the startup’s technology, worrying that Elizabeth Holmes might balk if Walgreens pushed too hard.

Don't Jump on This Chinese Peer-to-Peer Bandwagon

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Shares in Chinese peer-to-peer lender Yirendai have more than tripled in a few months. But that just raises questions about the risks the company takes on.

Dollar General: Why This Buck Goes a Long Way

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Dollar General has more than held its own nearly a year after Dollar Tree completed its deal for Family Dollar.

Alibaba SEC Probe: The Red Flags Fly Higher

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Alibaba’s revelation that it is being investigated for accounting practices hammers home for investors risks about the company.

Hewlett Packard and Microsoft: Why Focus Is In, Scale Is Out

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Downsizing at big tech companies is a cautionary tale that size doesn’t always win.

Gilead: What the Stock Needs to Bounce Back

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Gilead’s leadership refresh isn’t a cure-all for the stock’s troubles.

Fed Survey Finds Improvement in Household Finances

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Most Americans reported their household finances mildly improved last year, but nearly half said they would struggle to cover a $400 expense in an emergency.

Greece and Europe: Why the Deal Is Good Enough for Now

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The Eurogroup deal with Greece at least puts relations on a more normal footing, although it doesn’t provide a long-term solution.

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