The lowest inflation since the brink of the Kennedy-era economic boom in the 1960s is buying time for Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke to press on with the central bank’s $85 billion in monthly bond purchases.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc.’s board, as it prepares for new leadership at the company, has identified two internal candidates to succeed Chief Executive Officer Mike Duke, according to a person familiar with the situation.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is turning up the pressure to keep its shelves adequately stocked by proposing to tie executive compensation to the issue -- and has asked an outside auditor to alert workers which items to focus on by plastering U.S. stores with neon green dots.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc, already struggling to woo shoppers constrained by higher taxes, is “getting worse” at keeping shelves stocked, the retailer’s U.S. chief told executives, according to minutes of an officers’ meeting obtained by Bloomberg News.
Bill Simon, managing director of retirement plan services at Brinker Capital Inc., says the inclusion of exchange-traded products in 401k plans can be a catalyst for growth in the ETF industry. Bloomberg Radio's Catherine Cowdery reports on Exchange Traded Funds.
Bill Simon, managing director of retirement plan services at Brinker Capital Inc., says more 401k plan sponsors are offering exchange-traded funds. Bloomberg Radio's Catherine Cowdery reports on Exchange Traded Funds.