Here are more news stories which could affect stocks on world markets in trading later today.
The following stocks should see some movement: Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE), AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).
Here is a more detailed look at the news that will affect each company when trading continues.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) has plans to add new stores.
The American retail giant has plans to add new stores in southeastern Wisconsin. New stores in South Milwaukee and Greendale are also there in the company agenda. The new stores will give more flexibility to customers, and it will also help Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) to tackle competition from the other retailers.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT) spokeswoman Lisa Nelson said “We’re looking to expand access to the Wal-Mart brand and be as close to our customers as possible. We look at where our customers are. We’re looking (for new store locations) all over (the Milwaukee area), including the city.”
General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE)
General Electric (NYSE:GE) has formed a new division to promote a whole house approach to energy management.
General Electric (NYSE:GE)’s new approach will help homeowners to monitor and reduce their electricity consumption. This could include an energy-saving hot water heating system like the Geospring, programmable thermostats, GE smart meters and General Electric’s (NYSE:GE) Nucleus energy manager.
Dave McCalpin, recently appointed General Manager of the new GE Home Energy Management business, said: “If we can better manage when and how we use power, we can control the demand without compromising people’s lifestyles. This is where global smart grid initiatives and GE’s new Home Energy Management products come into play.”
AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T)
AT&T (NYSE:T) has expanded its mobile broadband coverage at Turner Field.
AT&T (NYSE:T) has expanded its mobile broadband coverage at Turner Field by finishing the installation of a new Distributed Antenna System (DAS) to serve customers throughout the facility.
DAS has the power to supply increased wireless coverage to customers both in indoor or outdoor spaces where there are some geographical limitations – terrain, building construction, etc. AT&T (NYSE:T) has invested nearly $7.3 million in DAS projects in Georgia through the first three quarters of 2010.
This DAS technology will help the customers to get an extraordinary experience on their call or download.
There will probably be more movement when trading continues for Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE:WMT), General Electric Co. (NYSE:GE) and AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).