The "Halftime Report" traders deliver their retail stock picks for the second half.
Home Depot delivered quarterly earnings that topped analysts' expectations, helped by strong demand from professional contractors and builders.
Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Company, breaks down Home Depot's quarterly results, which beat Street estimates of $1.36 Adj. versus $1.32 Est.
Ikea is in talks to take over part of BHS' Oxford Street store as it looks to open its first outlet on one of London's prime locations, the FT reports.
Real estate may take longer to really fire on all cylinders, said Doug Yearley. Home Depot's CEO was more optimistic.
Home Depot CEO Craig Menear, discusses better than expected performance than originally estimated at the company, and the impact from cheaper gas.
Home Depot CEO Craig Menear, and Toll Brothers CEO Doug Yearley, discuss the types of homes you'll see in the future.
Shares of one sector have tumbled, but fundamentals in the segment make the stocks appealing on weakness, a strategist said.
Lowe's saw sales growth in large appliances as the housing industry regains strength.
Lowe's delivered quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations on Wednesday.
CNBC Pro used technical and fundamental analysis to find the stocks that are primed to rally the most in the continuation of the housing recovery.
Improvements in the U.S. housing market is supporting growth at Home Depot, while Wal-Mart is bogged down by new investments, says Joseph Feldman, senior managing director at Telsey Advisory Group.
Daniel Binder, senior equity research analyst & MD at Jefferies & Co, discusses Wal-Mart's profit miss and explains whether the retailer's foray into e-commerce could be its turning point.
The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.
A strong Q2 for Home Depot as the housing recovery continues.
Home Depot reported a better-than-expected rise in quarterly same-store sales, helped by a recovery in the U.S. housing market.
Homebuilder stocks have surged ahead of the broader market this year, and "Fast Money" traders believe that run should continue.
Pimco: Housing bull
Lindsey Bell, Senior Analyst at S&P Capital IQ, explains why she's expecting a monthly increase of 0.3 percent.
Amazon is the latest in a long list of players to offer online home-maintenance services. Will it be good enough to hammer the competition?