Bloomberg Markets: Wal-Mart Raises Hourly Wage, Shorting Tech

Bloomberg Markets with Carol Massar and Cory Johnson.

GUESTS: Matthew Boyle Retail Reporter Bloomberg News Discussing Wal-Mart Stores Inc. is boosting its starting hourly wage to $11 and delivering bonuses to employees, capitalizing on the U.S. tax overhaul to stay competitive in a tightening labor market.

Sandy Cockrell Global CFO program leader Deloitte Discussing Q4 CFO Signals report on what chief financial officers are thinking and planning for 2018.

Darren Marble Chief Executive Officer CrowdfundX Discussing how crowdfunding can help emerging companies raise funds for IPOs.

Walter Todd Chief Invstmnt Officer Greenwood Capital Associates Discussing the markets and macro outlook.

John C Thompson Chief Investment Officer Vilas Capital Management LLC Discussing tech investing and short selling.

David Wilson Stocks Editor Bloomberg News Discussing his "Stock of the Day" Brink’s (BCO). Brink’s Co.’s shares are headed for their biggest gain since July after the fourth of five analysts covering the armored-car company recommended buying the shares. Sidoti’s Greg Pendy, who put a neutral rating on Brink’s last month in his first report, upgraded the stock today. He made the call even though Brink’s said late yesterday that last year’s earnings were at the low end of its forecast. The estimate reflecting an $11 million pretax charge for a gold shipment stolen in December.

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