2 Minutes of Hate: GRPN, BBY, KFT

What Wall Street shenanigans are giving investors fits this week? Dayana Yochim and Alison Southwick rip into Groupon (NAS: GRPN) and its ongoing struggles with basic math, Best Buy's (NYS: BBY) turnaround-plan blunders, and the mother of all marketing misunderstandings, courtesy of Kraft (NYS: KFT) .

As long as we're dissing stocks, we'd be remiss if we failed to mention one of the top companies that investors -- and consumers -- love to hate: Wal-Mart (NYS: WMT) . Who's to blame for the discounter's downfall? Motley Fool analysts have identified the biggest threats -- and the largest opportunities for investors -- in "The Death of Wal-Mart: The Real Cash Kings Changing the Face of Retail." Get this free report simply by clicking here.


At the time this article was published Alison Southwick and Dayana Yochim own no shares of the companies mentioned. They do, however, read every single word of every single newsletter service that The Motley Fool publishes. You can, too,for free and for 30 days! The Motley Fool owns shares of Best Buy and Wal-Mart Stores. Motley Fool newsletter services have recommended buying shares of Wal-Mart Stores and creating a diagonal call position in Wal-Mart Stores. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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