Wal-Mart Focuses Attention at Home, PetroBras Completes Platform, and 3 More Hot Stocks

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT): Wal-Mart has stated that it will be pursuing efforts to purchase more U.S.-made goods. Manufacturing means “good middle-class jobs, and that’s exactly what our country needs,” said Bill Simon, chief executive of Wal-Mart’s U.S. operations. It is too early to gauge the impact on U.S. manufacturing, said Robin Sherk, an analyst at market research firm Kantar Retail, “but if anyone can move the needle, that would be Wal-Mart because of their scale.”

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