Feb 26- Lowe's Cos Inc reported strong growth in quarterly sales, showing that the No. 2 U.S. home improvement retailer was narrowing the gap with market leader Home Depot Inc.. Home Depot on Tuesday reported a 3 percent decline in sales in the same period, which was marked by winter storms and record cold in much of North America.» Read More
Home Depot reports Q1 comp store sales rose 6.1% in the U.S., while revenue came in light at $17.808 billion vs. $17.957 billion estimate. Laura Champine, Canaccord Genuity Securiites, breaks down the first quarter numbers on HD, and discusses the outlook on home improvement in the retail space.
Mad Money's Jim Cramer explains why Stanley Black & Decker shares got pounded after delivering disappointing headline numbers, but defends the stock by pointing out to investors that the company's fundamentals are much better than the big sell-off indicates.
Michelle Meyer, BofA Merrill Lynch senior U.S. economist, discusses the upward trend in home renovation; what it signals about the housing recovery; and how to trade it, with the Fast Money traders.
Man caves? Jacuzzis? Great rooms? Who needs them? Big, fancy and expensive are out; small, utilitarian and frugal are in. Oh, and so is the outdoors!
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, shows examples of divergence among stocks in the same sector.
A look at the best stock plays to profit off a pickup in home building, with John Kasprzak, BB&T Capital Markets.
You can count on these five names no matter what’s happening in Europe, the “Mad Money” host says.
Despite the European debt crisis, there are still companies you can count on, like Home Depot, the “Mad Money’ host says.
A look at unusual activity in Home Deport stock, and a preview of HD's earnings and break down of Lowe's numbers, with Scot Ciccarelli, RBC Capital Markets, and how to play it, with the Fast Money Traders.
The "Mad Money" host and his researcher, Nicole Urken, discuss how investing is not a science, it's an art.
The home improvement sector could benefit from the storm damage, with Laura Champine, Cowen and Company .
With the markets in turmoil, the Fast traders had a handful of stocks on their radar Monday. Find out how they are trading H-P, Lowe's and FedEx.
The "Mad Money" host looks at which home improvement retailer's stock is the best buy.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche breaks down the numbers on another wave of retail releases.
The home improvement retailer reports weaker than expected quarterly sales and cuts its fiscal outlook for the second time in three months. Insight with Budd Bugatch, Raymond James & Associates.
The upcoming listings of retailers Coach, Prada and Samsonite in Hong Kong are a sign that the future growth of the retail and luxury industry is in China, according to one analyst.
Breaking down Lowe's disappointing earnings & forecast. Also, the outlook for Home Depot's release tomorrow, with David Strasser, Janney Montgomery Scott and Chris Horvers, J.P. Morgan.
CNBC's Diana Olick reports on the surge in home remodeling and a look at how foreclosures are having an impact as well.
Cramer explains why he would rather buy shares of home improvement retailer Lowe's over rival Home Depot, even though the latter is currently stronger company.
A look at home improvement retail stocks after shares of Home Depot soared when the company announced it plans to buy back one billion dollars of its stock with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co. retail analyst.