CarMax Tops Expectations as Sales, Traffic Rise

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CarMax said used-car sales drove increases in profit and overall sales in the most recent period, as the company enjoyed its sixth-straight quarter of customer-traffic growth.

Finish Line Lowers Outlook on Margin Pressure

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Finish Line Inc. lowered its earnings outlook for the year on Friday citing margin pressures, a sign sporting-apparel retailers are also feeling the impact of a weak retail environment.

Can Wal-Mart Clerks Ship as Fast as Amazon Robots?

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Retailers’ answer to the threat of Amazon.com is something called ‘omnichannel’—an attempt to use one set of inventory and assets to fill all orders. Wal-Mart, Macy’s and Target are relying on the approach more heavily than ever this holiday season.

How a Memo Cost Big Banks $37 Billion

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A government lawyer’s discovery of a warning to J.P. Morgan officials about shaky mortgages jump-started the Justice Department’s probe of financial-crisis wrongdoing.

Arizona State Completes Deal for Troubled Business School

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Arizona State University has completed its deal to take over the Thunderbird School of Global Management, the last chapter in what has been a yearslong saga for the troubled Glendale, Ariz., business school.

Ruble Pressures Auto Makers to Rethink Russia Business

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Car makers aren’t pulling out of Russia yet, but they are growing increasingly nervous and moving to control the damage from plunging consumer demand and exposure to Russia’s swooning currency.

Mobile's Rise Poses a Riddle for Banks

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A new study indicates U.S. customers are interacting with their banks more through mobile devices than through any other means. That leaves banks with new challenges.

Cuba-U.S. Thaw Could Heat Up Cigar, Rum Sales Fights

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If the Obama administration’s move to normalize ties with Cuba does lead to an end to the U.S. embargo, it could reignite battles over the U.S. rights to sell two of the island’s most prized exports: cigars and rum.

Oil Plunge Brings Jitters to Texas City

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Corpus Christi has ridden a rocket of a rebirth in recent years, propelled by a more than 30-fold increase in oil production at the nearby Eagle Ford Shale. But lower oil prices are taking a toll.

Falling Oil Prices Don't Give Clean-Energy Stocks the All-Clear

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These are dark days for investors in Big Oil. That doesn’t mean clear skies for investors in clean energy.

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