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Walmart Revises Profit Forecast Downward

Walmart says its fiscal fourth-quarter and full-year adjusted earnings from continuing operations may come in at or slightly below the low end of its prior forecasts.

Jobless Bill Stalls in Senate

Legislation to resurrect long-term jobless legislation stalled in the Senate on Thursday, triggering angry recriminations from both sides of the political aisle.

Weekly Jobless Claims Fall as Layoffs Ebb

The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits last week fell slightly more than expected, pointing to an economy that was continuing to gain steam.