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NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at 1 p.m.:. Premiere Global Services fell 14.6 percent to $10.06. Pandora Media Inc. fell 14.5 percent to $19.78.
Apple said it has worked with several retailers to make sure most of their stores, if not all of them, were ready at Monday's launch: Aeropostale, American Eagle Outfitters, Babies R Us, BJ's Wholesale Club, Bloomingdale's, Champs Sports, Chevron and Texaco retail stores including ExtraMile, Disney Store, Duane Reade, Footaction, Foot Locker, House of Hoops by Foot...
NEW YORK, Sept 22- Retail stocks were lower on Monday, dropping along with weakness in the broader market, but Morgan Stanley sees a higher-than-average likelihood that many stocks in the sector could receive acquisition offers in the coming year.
Some of Friday's midday movers:
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
The Abercrombies and American Eagles of the world are finally starting to turn a corner—albeit, a small one.
Many teens say social cachet these days involves waving the latest hand-held technology not wearing the latest fashions, the NYT reports.
Short sellers are upping their bets on retailers closely tied to the back-to-school season—despite the companies' positive forecasts.
*Home Depot lifts the Dow; rival Lowe's rebounds. *Target bounces back; American Eagle rallies. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks ended mostly higher on Wednesday, with the S&P 500 just missing a record close, after minutes from the Federal Reserve's July meeting gave investors reason to believe that the central bank is in no rush to raise interest rates.
*Lowe's, Target shares rebound; American Eagle rallies. *Hertz tumbles after withdrawing forecast. "I don't think there were really any surprises in the minutes, or that the markets are reacting meaningfully to them," said Carin Pai, executive vice president and director of equity management at Fiduciary Trust in New York.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
*Lowe's pares losses, Target rebounds, after dim forecasts. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks inched higher Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors brushed off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
*Lowe's pares losses, Target rebounds, after dim forecasts. NEW YORK, Aug 20- U.S. stocks were little changed Wednesday after two days of gains, ahead of the release of minutes from the most recent Federal Reserve meeting, as investors shrugged off bleak earnings forecasts from some retailers like Lowe's and Target.
Several companies highlighted strong back-to-school trends in their earnings reports.
Retailers make up about two thirds of the 20 most shorted companies announcing earnings this week. Here's the "short" list.
A growing trend in casual wear is all about comfort and denim is still struggling to find its place, and leaving some companies in a tough spot.
Retailers are getting creative to try to jump-start the consumer. Here are 13 of the latest tactics. Brian Sozzi gives them the thumbs up or thumbs down.
Over the next 25 years, as technology increasingly revolutionizes retail online and in stores, leaders will have to adjust their skills.
As children and teens have a growing influence on purchases, stores with the latest trends will position themselves to win back-to-school sales.