MasterCard is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Nike is initiated with a 'neutral.'
That's better than the 7 Americans competing for every open position in 2009, but it's still double the prerecession levels.
These blue chip consumer and info tech names offer stable returns for cautious investors.
The company's recent analyst day led to bullish upgrades on Wall Street.
Employees don't have to steal a dime for their records to be permanently tarred in databases used by Target, CVS and other stores.
The company is killing it on two fronts: selling consumer goods and processing payments.
4.3 million people don a big-box store vest -- and make the $25,000 that goes along with it, if they're lucky enough to land the gig.
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