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Foreign Price Impact

Costco Wholesale Corp (COST) climbed 0.75% to $152.65 in the past five days and since the retailer raised quarterly dividend by 12% to 45 cents per share to be paid on May 13. Employee relations and cleaner stores differentiate Costco from similar businesses.

Target Corp (TGT) edged up 0.40% or 33 cents to $83.75 in early afternoon Tuesday and the stock has gained 1.9% on the month since the discount retailer started raising employee wages to a minimum of $10 per hour, the second hike in a year.

China raised tension over the U.K. steel crisis by imposing a 46% import duty on a type of high-tech steel made by Tata Steel Ltd (TATA:IND) in Wales.

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