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overall financial health of your Walmart

1. Assess the overall financial health of your Walmart? What are good and bad signs, if any, in your assessment? Measures of financial health may include sales and/or profit increases or decreases, if employees are being hired or laid off, major new orders being placed or orders being cancelled. These are some but not all measures that could be looked at but if you are using an unconventional organization, you may have to get a little creative here.

2. To what extent is Walmart's financial health affected by fiscal and monetary policy?

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Monetary Policy: money, credit, the Federal Reserve, interest
1. Assess the overall financial health of your Walmart? What are good and bad signs, if any, in your assessment? Measures of financial health may include sales and/or profit increases or decreases, if employees are being hired or laid off, major new orders being placed or orders being cancelled. These are some but not all measures that could be looked at but if you are using an unconventional organization, you may have to get a little creative here.

Wal-Mart is the biggest retail chain in world having turnover of more than $400 billion. During the fiscal year ended January 31, 2010 (fiscal 2010), The Walmart U.S. segment accounted for 63.8% of its net sales, and operated retail stores in different formats in the United States, as well as Walmart's online retail operations, walmart.com. The International segment consists of retail operations in 14 countries and Puerto Rico. During fiscal 2010, the segment generated 24.7% of the Company's net sales.
http://www.reuters.com/finance/stocks/companyProfile?symbol=WMT.N
Purpose
Saving people money to help them live better was the goal that Sam Walton envisioned when he opened the doors to the first Walmart more than 40 years ago. Today, this mission is more important than ever to our customers and members around the world. We work hard every day in all our markets to deliver on this promise. We operate with the same level of integrity and respect that Mr. Sam put in place. It is because of these values and culture that Walmart continues to make ...

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The financial health of Walmart is assessed. Fiscal and monetary policy factors are also considered. References are also infused to validate the findings.

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