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Description: The world’s largest retailer reported disappointing sales and lowered its outlook due to cautious consumer spending. It’s not the only retailer to sing this sad song.

Source: CNNMoney.com – video report

Date: August 15, 2013

Link: http://money.cnn.com/video/investing/2013/08/15/investing-the-buzz-walmart-kohls.cnnmoney/index.html

Questions for Discussions:

  • What is the connection between sales and profits at retailers like Wal-Mart and the general performance of the economy?
  • What does the report suggest about the economy?

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