Wal-Mart Stores Inc
on Tuesday reported higher-than-expected U.S. sales, helped by more
customer visits to stores and accelerating online activity, and the
world's largest retailer's shares rose more than 3 percent.
said sales at U.S. stores open at least a year rose 1.8 percent,
excluding fuel price fluctuations, during the fourth quarter ended on
Jan. 31.. . . more