Warm weather and sales tied to the Memorial Day and Father's Day holidays helped drive shoppers to stores in June, but the heavy discounting may have hurt retail profits.
S&P 500 futures moved up a couple points as initial jobless claims were slightly lower than expected, as was the continuing claims number.
Predictions are skewing positive, so how should you game retail ahead of the all-important same-store sales figures?
An Abercrombie & Fitch store that was closed on Friday because of bedbugs won't reopen until at least Thursday,w hile Abercrombie's surf-themed Hollister store in the SoHo neighborhood of Manhattan, which closed on Thursday due an infestation, reopened on Saturday.
Today's six stocks worth watching.
With little progress on the overall jobs front, the consumer has ultimately remained very cautious, spurring more tepid spending over the past couple of months. Here is a look at the drop in the major retail stocks since the Morgan Stanley Retail Index hit a two-year high on April 26, 2010.
Investors are struggling to figure out what’s next for stocks after the Dow made a triple digit advance Monday, only to erase the gains and more by the close.
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By Friday's close the S&P had fallen below 1,070, a level which had been considered support. How much farther is the S&P going to fall?
In the wake of lackluster same-store sales results, should you put any retailers on your radar?
A pair of well-known investor newsletters are advising followers to sell stocks and move into all-cash positions.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Analog Devices and Pactiv popped while Abercrombie & Fitch and Hormel dropped.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, May 18.
The SEC is expected to release its preliminary report on the causes of the May 6th drop in stocks this morning. They will also likely promulgate rules on single stock circuit breakers, as well as new rules on a macro circuit breaker and specific rules on breaking trades.
The latest batch of retail sales reports underscore that economic recovery doesn't happen overnight. Still, despite these disappointments, the results marked the eighth consecutive month that retailers logged same-store sales increases.
Following are moves you might have missed.. Find out why shares of Abercrombie & Fitch popped while Foster Wheeler and InterMune dropped.
This is is the probably the toughest week of the year for active traders. Why? We've seen a huge increase in volatility and volume but it’s been around events so big (Greece, Spain, future of the euro) that traders have no idea — or strong opinion — on how it will play out.
According to a new survey by research firm ForeSee Results, satisfaction among the top 100 online retailers shifted to an all-time high 78 out of 100—a five-point increase over this time last year.
US Senate is voting today on the first parts of the financial reform bill. Barbara Boxer from California set to add language that no taxpayer money will be used to bail out financial institutions. Looks like the $50 billion fund set for an orderly liquidation of a failed bank is dead.
Just in time for Berkshire Hathaway's Annual Meeting this weekend, Warren Buffett's brand of value investing may be ready to take over for the high-risk strategy that has been in favor over the last 12 months.