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Confidence Not Easy To Come By Right Now

Things are not looking good in the US economy and stock market. Let’s be honest. This morning, GDP numbers came in extremely low. The Q1 numbers were revised down to .4% growth, and Q2 came in at 1.3% growth - note that Q2 will likely be revised lower. Please note that this is nominal growth. […]

Walmart Starts Testing Urban Penetration With Walmart Express Stores

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) has identified urban markets as a growth opportunity and rejuvenate US comp sales. This week, it will open its first Walmart Express store in Chicago which should be a good test for the success of its penetration strategy using this smaller store format. The stores are one tenth the size of […]

Market Update July 27, 2011

The Dow got slammed 200 points today with most people pointing to the pending debt ceiling deadline on August 2nd.  As our politicians engage in political theater, all of a sudden the market is worried about debt? Please. The debt has been the same and continues to grow at the same pace. This current round […]

Walmart.com Offers Streaming Video

Many people didn’t know that Walmart (WMT) owns Vudu the video streaming service. Walmart has made some moves recently and it’s pretty well timed considering some of the additional headlines going on with Netflix (NFLX) these days. Walmart has fully integrated its Vudu product into Walmart.com - a heavily trafficked site - to allow users […]

Microsoft Trading Is Very Strong Right Now

Today the market is down under 1%, however Microsoft (MSFT) is definitely bucking the trend. The stock is up over 1% today and is approaching the $28 level. As you can see in the below chart, this has been our hottest performer in the dividend portfolio in recent weeks: This was one of my best […]

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