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Wall Street bear actually bullish on economy

Gluskin Sheff's chief economist and strategist tells CNBC a recession in 2016 isn't likely.
Source: | By: Sofia Pitt
Walmart takes over its gas station  

The mega-retailer hopes to use gas stations to drive traffic and sales.
Walmart wants to run own gas stations

The decision is part of Walmart's broader goal of pulling in more revenue from its gas stations, USA TODAY reported.
Source: USA Today | By: Hadley Malcolm
Sales declining, GameStop steps into publishing

As digital sales of video games slide, GameStop is dipping into potential new revenue streams outside its comfort zone.
Source: | By: Chris Morris
Wounded Warrior Project accused of wasting money

The largest and fastest-growing veterans charity spends far more of its donations on overhead compared to other veterans charities, NYT reports.
Source: The New York Times | By: Dave Phillips
Walmart, beverage-makers announce water donations for Flint

FLINT, Mich.— Walmart and several global beverage-makers have pledged to deliver about 175 truckloads of bottled water to Flint as the Michigan city deals with a public health emergency caused by lead-tainted water. Walmart says that since July, it has donated 14 truckloads of water and nearly 1,800 water filters. Flint switched from Detroit's municipal water...
Source: The Associated Press
Wal-Mart firings deemed illegal: Judge

A National Labor Relations Board judge says Wal-Mart unlawfully disciplined workers who staged protests in May and June of 2013.
Source: The Associated Press
Newfangled sex toys take page from wearable tech

The fields of sexual health and sexual pleasure are entwining as the adult novelty business continues to grow.
Source: | By: Chris Morris
UPDATE 2-Wal-Mart Stores to hike pay for 1.2 mln workers in 2016

The company announced plans for the raise last year as part of a two-step, $2.7 billion investment in wages, benefits and training, although it had not disclosed details of the second phase in which it is bumping its mininmum pay to $10 an hour, following an increase to $9 in April. In a statement the company said all employees hired before Jan. 1 would be paid at least...
Source: Reuters | By: Nathan Layne
Wal-Mart to hike pay for 1.2 mln workers in 2016

Jan 20- Wal-Mart Stores Inc said more than 1.2 million Walmart U.S. and Sam's Club employees will receive a pay increase in 2016.. The increases will lift the average hourly full-time wage to $13.38, the company said. The hikes are part of the second phase of the company's two-year $2.7 billion investment plan and will take effect Feb. 20, the company said.
Source: Reuters