A Wal-Mart sign is seen in Miami, Florida May 18, 2010. Wal-Mart ...
May 18th, 2010
(Reuters) - A Wal-Mart sign is seen in Miami, Florida May 18, 2010. Wal-Mart Stores Inc posted quarterly results that beat Wall Street expectations as a curb on costs helped the world's largest retailer overcome weaker U.S. same-store sales, sending shares up 2.4 percent. REUTERS/Carlos Barria (UNITED STATES - Tags: BUSINESS) -
By Jessica Wohl (Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc stepped up Bangladesh factory inspections while U.S. and European retailers pursued separate accords to try to prevent another disaster in a garment industry where more than 1,200 workers have died in the past six months. Wal-Mart, the world's biggest retailer, said it does not plan to sign a fir... [Full Article]
By Caroline Valetkevitch NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. stock market's break in its recent rally this week left investors wondering if they're seeing a turning point or just a blip in the upward path. Next week could make it harder to figure out, considering that the long Memorial Day weekend typically signals the start of the summer. The ... [Full Article]
CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - Nearly two years after space shuttle Atlantis blasted off for the last time, NASA on Thursday put out a "For Lease" notice for one of its shuttle launch pads in Florida. In a notice posted on its procurement website, the U.S. space agency said it was looking for one or more companies to take over operat... [Full Article]