Walmart’s new jobs numbers could boost stocks

Walmart’s latest jobs report could be a boost for stocks, but it’s also potentially a sign of weakness for the retailer.

The retailer announced Friday that its second-quarter numbers showed a net loss of 1,300 jobs, or 2 percent, to 7,500.

Analysts were expecting a loss of about 2,000 jobs, a decline from a loss that was 5,600.

Walmart is now down roughly 10 percent year to date, and the company is already reporting the loss of more than 3 million jobs.

Walton is now forecasting an 8 percent loss in the third quarter, which is the first quarter for which it has posted a profit.

In the past year, Walmart has reported a loss every quarter.

On Monday, Wal-Mart reported a 6 percent decline in revenue and a net gain of 1.5 million jobs, in what is still the second quarter for the company.

Analysts are expecting a 1.7 percent drop in earnings in the fourth quarter, the company’s first quarter in a year that saw sales plunge by more than 5 percent.

Wal-Mart CEO Doug McMillon has repeatedly said he’s expecting “a positive quarter” for the holiday shopping season, and his company is targeting a sales gain of about 20 percent to offset the drop in revenue.

WalMart’s holiday sales were down by about 5 percent last year, the first year of record low-price promotions and lower-cost products.

In the first six months of the year, Walmart saw a gain of 9 percent, the best performance since the first half of 2009.

It’s a far cry from the 9 percent increase it saw in the same period a year ago.

While Walmart is still reeling from a $8 billion layoff and the loss in profits for the first time in five years, the holiday season should be a boon for stock prices.

The stock has soared this year, up more than 11 percent.

Shares of Wal-mart are up about 1 percent in the past month.

The company also reported that it posted a net profit of $3.3 billion, up from $2.4 billion in the first nine months of this year.

Analyzing the company through earnings, analysts believe that the company earned $4.4 million, a 3.3 percent increase.

Walter Pincus, the chairman and CEO of WalMart, is a former chairman of Microsoft.

He is also a major backer of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

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