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DANIEL ACKERNew President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon is Wal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year. He is shown in this file photo.

Wal-Mart’s McMillon paid $25.3 million in fiscal 2014

Subscriber onlyWal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year is new President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, whose total compensation package doubled to $25.3 million, according to a Wednesday filing with the federal Securities and Exchange Commission. Continue reading...

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New President and ...

DANIEL ACKERNew President and Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon is Wal-Mart’s top earner for the retailer’s 2014 fiscal year. He is shown in this file photo.

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Subscriber onlyLonoke plant making ammunition for Navy The Remington Arms Co. plant in Lonoke has received a $1.82 million contract from the U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command, Crane Division to produce 12-gauge shotgun slugs. Continue reading...

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JIN LEEA Chevrolet Corvette Z06 engine sits on display at the New York International Auto Show, which runs through Sunday. Parent company General Motors is asking for court protection from legal claims for actions before its 2009 bankruptcy, including installing faulty ignition switches linked to 13 deaths and numerous mechanical problems.

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Subscriber onlyQUOTE OF THE DAY “You’re hard-pressed to make much of weekly wiggles. We still expect that the broader trend in claims will continue to hover around 300,000.” Tom Porcelli, RBC Capital Markets LLC chief U.S. economist, on Thursday’s weekly unemployment claims report Continue reading...