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Some traders are convinced the stock market is poised to move higher into the year end, and the week ahead may provide more proof of that.
What's the game plan? Watch these earnings! They should reveal volumes about the health of the economy.
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Nov 7- Costco Wholesale Corp and Victoria's Secret parent L Brands Inc were among the major U.S. retailers to report same-store sales gains for October, but many chains expressed caution heading into the holiday season.
Nov 7- Costco Wholesale Corp and Victoria's Secret parent L Brands Inc were among the major U.S. retailers to report same-store sales gains for October, but the outlook remained downbeat heading into the holiday season. Costco on Thursday reported a slightly bigger-than-expected 3 percent gain in sales at stores open at least a year.
*Microsoft touches 12- yr high as CEO search narrows. NEW YORK, Nov 6- The Dow industrials closed at a record high on Wednesday, led by gains in Microsoft Corp and encouraging European economic data, while the S&P 500 also rose but closed shy of its own record.
Nov 6- Struggling fashion retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co said it would expand its women's tops collection, offer larger sizes and more colors, and start selling shoes, in a bid to win back teen customers who have turned to trendier labels.
Abercrombie & Fitch is "getting killed from all directions," explains Stacey Widlitz, SW Retail Advisors president. Widlitz says the company has to go towards the "fast fashion route."
Nov 6- Struggling fashion retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co said it would expand sizes, colors and fits for all its styles next year, as it seeks to win back its teen customers. Chief Executive Mike Jeffries has stirred controversy in the past by suggesting the company's clothes were made for "cool" and "attractive" kids and not for "fat" people.
Nov 6- Struggling teen apparel retailer Abercrombie& Fitch Co said it would expand sizes, colors and fits for all styles by the spring to attract to more customers. Chief Executive Mike Jeffries has stirred controversy in the past by suggesting the company's clothes were made for "cool" and "attractive" kids and not for "fat" people.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Nov 6- Abercrombie& Fitch Co's shares were set to open around 7 percent lower after the teen fashion retailer reported sliding sales and slashed its profit outlook. Brokerages including Jefferies, Cowen, and Brean Capital cut their price targets on the company's stock by between $3 and $5 to as low as $33, citing weak sales and margin trends.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Tuesday:
NEW YORK, Nov 4- It's a good time to be a stock picker. Some 57 percent of U.S. funds run by active managers are beating their benchmark indexes this year, according to fund-tracker Morningstar.
Oct 31- Women's apparel retailer Body Central Corp reported a larger-than-expected quarterly loss as it struggled to attract customers, sending its shares down 20 percent after the bell. Apparel retailers including Aeropostale Inc and Abercrombie& Fitch Co also reported weak quarterly results as customers restrain spending in an uncertain economy.
SEASIDE PARK, N.J., Oct 29- A year after Superstorm Sandy inundated the East Coast with record flooding that left 159 people dead, residents of the hard-hit New Jersey shore still have a ways to go in rebuilding damaged communities.
Stocks are at record highs and Wall Street is getting feverishly bullish. What could possibly go wrong?
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Jim Cramer blasted Abercrombie & Fitch ads featuring "scantily-clad" teens as "soft porn" and said he's tired of them.