Wal-Mart Slips

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Wal-Mart (WMT ) posted 75 cents, vs. 63 cents fourth-quarter earnings per share on 10% higher net sales. The retailing giant reportedly sees 56 cents to 58 cents first-quarter earnings per share and $2.70 to $2.74 fiscal 2006 earnings per share. The Washington Post reports the Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal is to probe Wal-Mart on child labor allegations.

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