Walmart 2Q earnings dip, outlook trimmed

Walmart 2Q earnings dip, outlook trimmed

Higher expenses for investments in e-commerce and the workforce triggered a 15.1% decline in second quarter earnings for Wal-Mart Stores, the retailer said Tuesday. 

The results, which were lower than the company or analysts had anticipated, accompanied a lower forecast for earnings for the remainder of the fiscal year.

Revenues for the period, which ended July 31, totaled $120.2 billion, down by 0.1% from the

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