Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N)
* Wal-Mart says has pre-ordered 5 units of Tesla's new heavy-duty electric vehicle for the U.S. - Statement
Nov 17 Australian shares were set for a strong start on Friday, taking a cue from Wall Street which was boosted by gains in Wal-Mart and technology shares. Basic materials stocks, the second biggest sector on the benchmark index by market capitalization, stand to gain from iron ore prices that climbed 2.09 percent on the Dalian Commodity Exchange . The local share price index futures climbed 0.7 percent, or 42 points to 5993, a 49.489
CHICAGO Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported better-than-expected U.S. comparable sales on Thursday, as customers stocked up on food and other supplies ahead of hurricanes and online purchases soared, sending its shares up more than 8.5 percent. | Video
* Wal-Mart hits record high after results, boosts staples index
CHICAGO, Nov 16 Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported better-than-expected U.S. comparable sales on Thursday, as customers stocked up on food and other supplies ahead of hurricanes and online purchases soared, sending its shares up more than 8.5 percent.
* Indexes up: Dow 0.77 pct, S&P 0.76 pct, Nasdaq 1.17 pct (Changes comment, updates prices, adds details on tax plan)
LONDON, Nov 16 Sales growth at Asda, the British supermarket arm of Walmart, the world's largest retailer, slowed in its latest quarter, showing the tough task facing its new boss to rev-up its recovery in a cut-throat market.
U.S. stock indexes recovered from two days of losses on Thursday after technology stocks got a boost from Cisco results and Wal-Mart soared to a record high. | Video
* Indexes up: Dow 0.55 pct, S&P 0.44 pct, Nasdaq 0.72 pct (Updates to open)
LONDON, Nov 15 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Businesses striving to stamp out slavery from their supply chains should not dismiss struggling suppliers but train them to improve the lives of workers, and technology can play a part, leading companies including Apple and Walmart said on Wednesday.
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