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Stocks continued to soar more than 2 percent on the first day of December after news the Federal Reserve's regional survey showed growth is rising throughout most of the U.S. The market was strong from the start after an upbeat report on private sector jobs and news that manufacturing activity in China reached a seven-month high. Home Depot and Microsoft rose.
Netflix slips and gets bought out, the glow comes off of General Motors stock and investors shun Chinese IPOs.
A shakeout in teen retailers, private equity eyes retail acquisitions and holiday sales beat forecasts.
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Stocks climbed at the open after good news on private sector jobs added to better-than-expected manufacturing data from China, and a calmer tone in Europe, to lift investor sentiment. Home Depot and United Technologies rose.
There's no doubt that corporate America is slowly conceding to a new reality in the marketplace—one that demands a holistic consciousness that has been all but forgotten in recent years.
All that talk of US weakness may have been premature, at least relatively speaking.
As investors gear up for the all-important holiday season, check out the most popular websites on Black Friday.
Stocks declined, but ended significantly off session lows, as financials gained and the dollar slipped, although investors remained concerned about the effectiveness of Europe's attempt to contain sovereign debt troubles. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
Stocks came back from session lows as financials gained, although the market remained lower amid continuing fears about Europe's ability to harness a credit crisis despite a weekend bailout agreement for Ireland. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
E-commerce spending surged 28 percent on Thanksgiving Day over last year, according to comScore. That’s almost triple the rate of growth on the holiday in 2009!
Plus, two calls on tech.
This is supposed to be the year online shopping using mobile devices takes off, but the shopping experience is lagging.
Stocks sank Monday as a strong start to the December holiday shopping season failed to counter investor concerns about the wider implications of debt burdens throughout Europe even as a final agreement was reached on Ireland's bailout fund. HP and Boeing slumped, while Bank of America rose.
Techs or pharmeceuticals — which is the better buy for investors? Uri Landesman, president of Platinum Partners and Philip Tasho, CEO and CIO at Tamro Capital shared their insights.
After 20 years, Mary Meeker is leaving Morgan Stanley to join the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers as a partner.
Attention online shoppers: you really can save money on Cyber Monday. Although some have criticized the key shopping-day concept as being completely contrived—after all, the term was coined by the industry’s trade group—Cyber Monday has evolved into quite the sales event. A look at the how the deals will shake out throughout the holiday season.
Certainly, this year's Black Friday crowds lived up to the forecasts, and were bigger than last year. But here comes the important question for investors: what next?
With 4 retail stocks hitting all-time highs ahead of Black Friday, how should you position? Click here and find out. We've updated this post with even more trades!
As shoppers hit the stores this Thanksgiving weekend, investors are likely to keep bidding up retail stocks even as some of those stocks hit multi-year or even all-time highs.