The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.» Read More
One of the most important economic indicators for the stock market, comes out Friday before the bell. And traders are taking their position now!
With same-store sales numbers hitting the Street on Thursday, is there fast money to be made in retail?
As if kids needed another way to hit up their parents for cash, a San Diego company is launching a new payment service called "BillMyParents" to make it easier for kids to shop online.
Stocks flopped Friday, capping a dismal week, as bank stocks pulled back after recent gains.
Stocks opened flat Friday as investors were encouraged by a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings but dismal economic data out of Europe and weak U.S. retail reports capped gains.
A modest pop in futures as the Consumer Price Index was flat, in line with expectations.
Futures pared losses Friday after a pair of better-than-expected manufacturing readings.
Stocks capped another strong week with a triple-digit rally Friday as Wall Street breathed a sigh of relief after the stress-test results and banks soared.
Stocks rose Friday as Wall Street breathed a sigh of relief after the stress-test results and banks rallied. But weakness crept into bank and tech stocks.
SEC Chair, Mary Schapiro, announced that she has made it a priority to evaluate regulations on short selling. As she kicks off her "round table" on the issue with participants that include General Electric, JP Morgan Chase, Fidelity, The New York Stock Exchange, NASDAQ, and others, here is a list of the companies with the biggest short interest on the S&P 500.
Some big names are in today's round of Pops & Drops, including GE, Dell, Toyota, Ambercrombie & Fitch, Saks and others. Find out which ones popped -- and which dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Costco and Dow Chemical popped while Newmont Mining and Advance Auto Parts dropped.
Monthly sales reports due out from more than 50 retailers for March should show signs of stabilization in the sector. Dana Telsey, Telsey Advisory Group chief research officer, talks about what to expect from retailers in the latest batch of sales reports.
No additional stimulus from China? The Street was excited yesterday on talk that China would announce additional stimulus measures today, but the Chinese premier did not offer any additional stimulus details during the opening session of the National People's Congress.
Investors are holding their breath ahead of same-store sales figures, most of which are due Thursday. What’s the trade?
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Abercrombie & Fitch and Vimpel-Comm popped while Wells Fargo and Research In Motion dropped.
The Dow fell on Friday as persistent worries about banks eclipsed the stimulus package and plans to prop up the housing sector.
Stocks fell sharply in the final minutes of trading as investors continued to pound bank stocks. All three major indexes were trapped in a yo-yo pattern today, pulled by gains in techs and losses in banks.
Stocks opened slightly lower Friday, led by banks after British bank Lloyds posted a bigger-than-expected losses.
Yesterday's late-day spike as Mr. Lockhart floated a trial balloon of help for home owners is, according to the few bulls around, a sign that there is just as much risk on the upside as the downside.