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The EU Versus American Business

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In the latest clash between European Union regulators and American corporations, Alphabet Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GOOGA) Google was hit with a $2.7 billion fine for illegally favoring its own shopping service when European shoppers searched for products online.

Costco Could Compete With Amazon         

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Like many investors with Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMTA), Target Corp. (NYSE:TGTA) and The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KRC) stocks in their portfolios, Costco Wholesale Corp. (NASDAQ:COSTA) shareholders also have been worried about the impact of the upcoming Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZNC) Whole Foods Market (NASDAQ:WFMC) merger.

Buffett’s New Answer To The ‘Amazon Effect’

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At Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s (NYSE:BRK-BC) annual meeting in Omaha this past May the famed Oracle of Omaha said this: "The department store is online now. I have no illusion that 10 years from now will look the same as today, and there will be a few things along the way that surprise us."

Investors And The Future Of Health Care

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With the unveiling, Thursday, of the draft Senate health care bill, came the mostly anticipated cheers and jeers.

Amazon Vs. Wal-Mart - From Grocery Wars To Cloud Wars

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Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMTA) is ramping up pressure on Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZNC) following Amazon’s announced plan to buy Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ:WFMC).

UPS Surcharge To Impact Others

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United Parcel Service, Inc. (NYSE:UPSC) recently announced a new 27 cent surcharge on all U.S. ground shipments to homes between Nov. 19 and Dec. 2 and from Dec. 17 – 23.

Amazon-WFM Deal Could Impact Delivery Startups

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Investors are paying close attention to Amazon Inc.’s (NASDAQ:AMZNC) proposed takeover of Whole Foods Market Inc. (NASDAQ:WFMC).

Apple Serious About Original Programming

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With the hiring of two top television execs from Sony Corp. (NYSE:SNEC), Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPLC) is demonstrating just how serious it is about original programming.

Amazon And Whole Foods A Game Changer

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Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZNC) has hinted it wants to get into the grocery business in a big way.

Uncertainty In Health Care Looms

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Anthem Inc. (NYSE:ANTMC) is only one of several health benefits companies facing uncertainty as Congress debates new health care legislation.

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