Walmart's Sales Rise as Prices Cool 

Consumers continued to spend on groceries and other essentials, while pulling back on discretionary items.

Walmart Seals $2.3 Billion Deal for TV Maker Vizio 

The purchase grants the retailer access to data and more space to sell ads as it eyes growth beyond selling goods.

Home Depot Beats Earnings Expectations. Why the Stock Is Falling. 

Home Depot posts its first annual sales drop since 2009 and says comparable sales are expected to fall 1% in the current fiscal year.

Medtronic Stock Jumps. Medical-Device Maker Tops Earnings and Raises Forecast. 

Medtronic reports adjusted per-share earnings of $1.30, beating Wall Street estimates of $1.26.

Barclays Announces Strategic Overhaul, Plans to Boost Returns 

Barclays said it would return at least $12.6 billion to shareholders through 2026 as it announced a cost-cutting drive and plans to reorganize its business into five operating divisions.

These Drug Companies Are Going Nuclear to Fight Cancer 

Big pharma's investments in nuclear medicine highlight how cancer treatment is shifting to targeted approaches.

Meet the Everyday Investors Along for Nvidia's Wild Stock-Market Ride 

By some metrics, shares of the graphics-chip maker has become even more popular than Tesla's.

Carmakers Park Aging Models as U.N. Cyber Rule Comes Into Effect 

Some of the tech updates required to bring older Porsche and VW cars into compliance are too expensive, manufacturers say.

BHP Pares Midyear Payout After Net Profit Fall, Flat Earnings 

BHP Group dialed back its dividend on Tuesday as the world's biggest miner reported a steep fall in first-half net profit and flat underlying earnings.

ANZ's $3.2 Billion Suncorp Bank Buy Approved by Competition Tribunal 

ANZ Group Holdings' $3.2 billion acquisition of Suncorp Group's banking unit has got a major boost with the Australian Competition Tribunal allowing the deal to proceed.

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