The few people left on Wall Street in the coming week will likely debate whether the stock market is on a course to new highs, or just in the final stages of a head fake rally that will end in pain when September rolls around.
An independent contributor from TheStreet.com details six companies’ earnings reports that he will be watching and will trade if the opportunity presents itself.
As U.S. retailers head into the crucial back-to-school season, one analyst shared some of her top picks and argued that retailers’ past momentum could augur future strength.
Big retailers including Costco Wholesale, Macy’s, Target, and Kohl’s reported June sales that failed to meet estimates. Some retailers even changed their earnings forecasts as a result. As the back-to-school season and the holidays get closer, a rotten retail stock could start to stink. Here’s what analysts are looking out for.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
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Check out which companies are making headlines after-the-bell Thursday:
April’s weak same-store sales may be due to several seasonal factors, but analysts warn the reports could be a wake-up call for investors to be more selective on the heels of the sector's recent rally.
With the early start of spring and Easter behind us, retail sales have slowed in April, with many retailers falling short of analysts' estimates.
European stocks dropped, the euro rose as European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi spoke. Draghi said that the latest spate of weak economic data highlighted the "prevailing uncertainty."
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As teen retailer Urban Outfitters prepares to release its quarterly earnings on Monday after the closing bell, two analysts expressed their concerns about the space’s intense competition.
Stocks logged a gain for the second session Thursday as investors were optimistic Greece will likely clear a key hurdle with private creditors to avoid a disorderly default and ahead of a key government jobs report on Friday.
U.S. stock futures held their early gains Thursday, even after a gain in weekly jobless claims and as investors remained hopeful that Greece will complete its bond swap.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Stocks ended higher Wednesday, recovering a portion of the previous session's steep decline, buoyed by some better-than-expected economic reports and amid optimism over Greece's bond swap offer.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a higher open Wednesday, a day after Wall Street suffered its biggest one-day drop this year, following a handful of better-than-expected economic news.
Hedge funds, coming off their second-worst year in two decades, are on the rebound this year, but they’re still trailing the broader market. Here are some of their top stock picks.
I decided to seek out some excellent growth candidates by taking a look at small-cap stocks with market capitalization below $1 billion that were members of the Russell 3000 Index. I screened out stocks with price-earnings-to-growth, or PEG, ratios that were less than 1. In other words, these stocks are selling at a discount to their earnings growth and they carry zero debt.
Take a look at some of Monday morning's early movers: