10 The deep discounter's Q1 EPS jumped 17% to 84 cents, beating views by 3 cents. Sales climbed 8.8% to $4.92 bil, short of views for $4.94 bil.
Crude oil prices fell on Wednesday as oversupply weighed on markets, with OPEC not expected to announce a production cut at its meeting on Friday.
Wal-Mart is raising the pay of more than 100,000 of its managers and employees in specialized departments. The wage increase is the next phase in the Bentonville, Ark.
Global bond yields climbed to the highest level this year as a selloff in European and U.S. debt spread to Asia. Australia's currency strengthened after the nation's economic growth beat estimates, while Chinese stocks slumped.
SAN FRANCISCO - Behind the billions of images posted on Pinterest and Instagram, there's money to be made. The companies, two of the most popular online communities, announced big moves Tuesday to commercialize their brands.