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1 Explanation for MercadoLibre's First-Quarter Miss

In this segment fromMotley Fool Money, host Chris Hill chats with senior analysts Jason Moser, Matt Argersinger, and Ron Gross about Latin American e-commerce leader MercadoLibre (NASDAQ:MELI), which failed to hit its guidance targets for its fiscal first quarter. However, a large share of that miss can be attributed to a required change in the way it handles its accounting.

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Top Gold Stocks To Own Right Now

Stocks posted strong gains on Thursday, with both the Dow Jones Industrial Average(DJINDICES:^DJI) and the S&P 500 (SNPINDEX:^GSPC) indexes finishing almost 1% higher.

Today’s stock market

Index

Percentage Change

Point Change

Dow

0.85%

174.22

S&P 500

0.76%

17.67

Data source: Yahoo! Finance.

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Mid-Afternoon Market Update: Dow Turns Lower; J C Penney Shares Plunge

Toward the end of trading Thursday, the Dow traded down 0.16 percent to 24,729.12 while the NASDAQ declined 0.12 percent to 7,389.42. The S&P also fell, dropping 0.01 percent to 2,722.25.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

Thursday afternoon, the energy shares rose 1.16 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Seadrill Limited (NYSE: SDRL), up 33 percent, and Ultra Petroleum....More>>>

Top Undervalued Stocks To Own For 2019

This analysis will show why we think OpenText (OTEX) is one of the few undervalued companies in the technology sector. Per the fiscal 2017 annual report, OpenText made progress expanding into the enterprise information management such that the company sees a total addressable market size of $35 billion. Given the overall market size and associated need of enterprise information management, OpenText....More>>>

Amazon Needs More Whole Foods Stores

Amazon(NASDAQ:AMZN) just took another step in unleashing the power of Whole Foods. The e-commerce giant said it would start offering discounts for Prime members on Whole Foods items that are already on sale. The company said members of its loyalty program will get an additional 10% off sale items, starting with stores in Florida this week as it rolls out the program nationwide this summer.

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Amazon Needs More Whole Foods Stores

Amazon(NASDAQ:AMZN) just took another step in unleashing the power of Whole Foods. The e-commerce giant said it would start offering discounts for Prime members on Whole Foods items that are already on sale. The company said members of its loyalty program will get an additional 10% off sale items, starting with stores in Florida this week as it rolls out the program nationwide this summer.

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Thursdays Vital Data: Facebook, Inc. (FB), Apple Inc. (AAPL) and Alibaba Group Holding Ltd (BABA)

U.S. stock futures are trading lower this morning. Losses are heavier in the tech-laden Nasdaq after Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:CSCO) beat earnings but noted tightening margins. Walmart Inc (NYSE:WMT) is a highlight, however, after posting better-than-expected results driven by strong online sales.

Ahead of the open, futures on the Dow Jones Industrial Average were down 0.17%. S&P....More>>>

Mid-Day Market Update: Baozun Rises Following Q1 Results; Jounce Therapeutics Shares Plummet

Midway through trading Thursday, the Dow traded up 0.15 percent to 24,805.86 while the NASDAQ climbed 0.26 percent to 7,417.56. The S&P also rose, gaining 0.25 percent to 2,729.24.

Leading and Lagging Sectors

On Thursday, the energy shares rose 1.34 percent. Meanwhile, top gainers in the sector included Seadrill Limited (NYSE: SDRL), up 46 percent, and Sanchez Energy Corporation....More>>>

3 Reasons Walmart's Flipkart Acquisition Is Its Most Important Yet

Walmart (NYSE:WMT) has agreed to purchase a 77% stake in India’s leading e-commerce company, Flipkart, for $16 billion. Walmart is buying out shares from existing investors, but several key companies are keeping their stakes, including Tencent (NASDAQOTH:TCEHY) and Microsoft.

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) — the No. 2 e-commerce company in India — was also reportedly interested in....More>>>

Amazon Go Stores Are Coming to Chicago and San Francisco

It’s been just under four months since Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) opened the doors to Amazon Go, its futuristic brick-and-mortar store with no checkout lines and no cashiers.

That Seattle technology showcase has proven popular, and the company was expected to open six more locations in 2018. But analysts wondered about AMZN’s strategy. Would the company focus on its home....More>>>