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Facebook surpasses Wal-Mart in stock price valuation, knocking retail chain out of top 10

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NEW YORK – Facebook has become bigger than Wal-Mart, a minimum of when it comes to its value on the stock market. The world\’s biggest online social network knocked the world\’s largest retailer out of the top 10 listing of the highest-valued companies within the Standard & Poor\’s 500 index on Monday and the gap widened on Tuesday. Related Why ...

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Amazon.com Inc passes Wal-Mart as world’s biggest retailer by market value as stock soars

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Amazon.com Inc. surpassed Wal-Mart Stores Inc. as the world\’s biggest retailer by market value after a surprise second-quarter profit sent the e-commerce company\’s stock into record territory. Amazon shares rose as much as 19 per cent to $573.45 in after-market trading on Thursday, giving the Seattle-based company a value of about $267 billion. That compares with Wal-Mart\’s $233.5 billion market ...

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