Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT): Current price $73.29
Wal-Mart will begin pre-ordering the long-awaited Microsoft Xbox One and Sony PlayStation 4 on Saturday. However, quantities will be limited. Senior Vice President of Entertainment for Wal-Mart U.S. Laura Phillips said in a company release: “We know millions of our customers can’t wait to get their hands on the Xbox One and PS4. As the current market share leader in video game hardware and accessories, customers can trust Wal-Mart to have the latest gaming consoles and new releases available at a great low price.”
Cisco Systems Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO): Current price $24.43
On Tuesday, Cisco announced the 20th anniversary of its CCIE certification along with the issuance of its 2 millionth career certification. Beyond that, research commissioned by Cisco shows the value that Cisco certifications afford organizations of all types, the company said in a statement. The company addressed the requirement for technical talent on a global basis for its customers, partners, and employees by providing the talent development, training, and certifications needed to prepare workers for future demands on their abilities.
Bank of America Corp. (NYSE:BAC): Current price $14.34
Bank of America, working jointly with Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., has renewed its multiyear affinity partnership with the debut of credit cards that will offer benefits to loyalists of the cruise firm. The new card offers benefits and is targeted to meet the increasing demand from frequent users of the Azamara Club Cruises, Celebrity Cruises, and Royal Caribbean International brands.