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  • Stocks to Watch: December 7, 2016

    Wendy's, Southwest Airlines, and Lowe's stocks are making headlines on Wall Street today.

  • ABILENE, Texas— Some customers at a Lowe's store in Texas are getting tag-team assistance from a military veteran and his service dog after both were hired to work at the store. The Abilene Reporter-News says U.S. Air Force vet Clay Luthy and his golden retriever, Charlotte, both wear red and blue Lowe's vests to work at the home improvement retailer.

  • Retail memberships are on the rise, but an expert explains to CNBC the steps consumers should take to figure out if it works for them.

  • LONDON, Nov 22- Kingfisher, Europe's largest home improvement retailer, reported growth in third-quarter underlying sales with strong demand in Britain and Poland more than offsetting weakness in France. The firm, which trades as B&Q and Screwfix in Britain and Castorama and Brico Depot in France and other markets, also said on Tuesday that its five year...

  • LONDON, Nov 22- Kingfisher, Europe's largest home improvement retailer, reported growth in third-quarter underlying sales with strong demand in Britain and Poland more than offsetting weakness in France. The firm, which trades as B&Q and Screwfix in Britain and Castorama and Brico Depot in France and other markets, said group sales at stores open over a year...

  • An employee helps a customer shop for a sander at a Lowe's home improvement store in Chicago.

    Lowe's CEO Robert Niblock says store traffic slowed more than anticipated in August and September.

  • *Lowe's Q3 EPS, sales miss estimates, cuts FY profit view. Nov 16- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain, reported disappointing quarterly results and tempered its full-year forecast as fewer of its do-it-yourself customers remodeled homes due to an unseasonably hot fall season. "Weather was a problem in the first part of the quarter," Lowe's Chief...

  • Nov 16- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain, reported disappointing quarterly results and tempered its full-year forecast, in sharp contrast to market leader Home Depot Inc, as fewer customers visited its stores. Home improvement retailers in the United States are benefiting from higher wage growth as well as increased home-remodeling...

  • Stocks to Watch: November 16, 2016

    Lowe's, Target and Disney stocks are making moves this morning before the opening bell.

  • Nov 16- Lowe's Cos Inc, the No. 2 U.S. home improvement chain, reported third-quarter profit and sales that missed analysts' estimates as fewer customers visited its stores, and the retailer cut its full-year profit forecast for the second time. Lowe's net sales rose 9.6 percent to $15.74 billion in the third quarter ended Oct. 28. Lowe's net income fell to $379...

  • Lowe's misses Street, warns on sales outlook

    This is messy, says Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Company, breaking down Lowe's quarterly results which posted EPS of $0.88 Adj on revenues of $15.739 billion.

  • *FY sales forecast implies weak Q4- analyst. Nov 15- Home Depot Inc, the No. 1 U.S. home improvement chain, did not lift its full-year sales forecast, implying a weaker-than-expected fourth quarter amid an improving housing market and higher consumer spending in the United States. The company, along with smaller rival Lowe's Cos Inc is benefiting from higher wages...

  • A Home Depot employee, helps a shopper at the store in Miami.

    Home Depot's earnings report brings light to an otherwise gloomy retail environment, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.

  • Stocks to Watch: November 15, 2016

    Home Depot, Southwest Airlines, American Airlines, and Harley-Davidson are making among the stocks grabbing headlines today.

  • Nov 15- Home Depot Inc, the No. 1 U.S. home improvement chain, reported third-quarter profit and sales that beat analysts' estimates as people spent more on their homes, encouraged by the improving housing market in the United States. The U.S. Commerce Department said on Tuesday retail sales increased 0.8 percent in October, boosted partly by demand for building...

  • Nov 15- Home Depot Inc, the No. 1 U.S. home improvement chain, reported third-quarter profit and sales that beat analysts' estimates as people spent more on their homes, encouraged by the improving housing market in the United States. Construction of U.S. single-family housing surged in September, while building permits also increased, according to U.S. Commerce...

  • Home Depot beats Street on top and bottom line

    It's another very solid report, says Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Company, breaking down Home Depot's quarterly results, which posted EPS of $1.60 per share on revenues of $23.2 billion.

  • Nov 15- Home Depot Inc, the No. 1 U.S. home improvement chain, reported a 6.1 percent rise in quarterly sales, helped by higher traffic and more spending at its stores. The company's net sales rose to $23.15 billion in the third quarter ended Oct. 30 from $21.82 billion a year earlier. Net earnings rose to $1.97 billion, or $1.60 per share, from $1.73 billion, or $1.35 per...

  • Three things to watch for in Home Depot's earnings

    CNBC's Landon Dowdy takes a look at what the Street will be watching when Home Depot reports quarterly results.

  • Joe Kernen

    CNBC's Joe Kernen took the lead from his wife when it came to revamping her childhood home for their own modern family, Architectural Digest reports.