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Stocks skidded Thursday as the dollar rose, putting pressure on stocks that outweighed encouraging reports on employment and retail sales. Bank of America, Sears and Bed, Bath & Beyond were among the early leaders, while Alcoa stumbled.
Markets overseas fell in Thursday trading, with China’s Shanghai Composite falling nearly 2 percent for its biggest drop in nearly 2 weeks. This came as China’s central bank made a surprising short-term tightening move by raising rates on its 3-month bills for the first time in over 4 months.
Stocks opened lower on Wall Street as a rising dollar pressures commodity prices and outweighed another round of positive news in the job market.
Another round of better-than-expected employment figures did little to assuage investors as stock futures pointed to a negative open for Wall Street.
As investors look for the retail sector to rebound in 2010, Jeff Klinefelter and Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analysts at Piper Jaffray, shared their picks and pans for the New Year.
With a stronger dollar dragging down commodities names, should you be an aggressive buyer of the pullback? Or will the greenback derail commodities bulls, all together?
An important measure of retail sales confirmed Tuesday what many investors had feared.
The Dow closed last week at its second highest level in 2009. What should investors expect from the markets going forward? Nick Calamos, head of investments and CIO of Calamos Investments, and Scott Black, president of Delphi Management, shared their insights.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
By all accounts, the holiday season appears to be off to a robust start, with lines longer and carts fuller than a year ago, but a key question remains: What will happen after the holiday madness fades?
Uh-oh, looks like big sales are coming. November Retail comp store sales are disappointing. RetailMetrics started off the month estimating gains of 2.6 percent for November compared to the same period last year, but by the end of the month it was down to 2.2 percent, and the final numbers may be even worse. It looks like about 75 percent are missing expectations; normally 60 percent beat expectations. Ugh!
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Dec. 2.
Hope for a much anticipated economic recovery is boosting Americans' optimism about this holiday shopping season. Here is a look at 8 stocks that could gain from this trend.
To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list who's offering the sharpest discounts and everything else you needs to know to trade retail this holiday season.
Denim sales will likely continue their upward trend this holiday season, as consumers slowly start spending on themselves and redeem gift cards on the latest jeans trends.
Shopping can be so chaotic this time of year, even when you're buying stocks. So to make things a little easier we’ve compiled all our favorite retail plays!
The Retail ETF traded higher on Monday ahead of Black Friday, the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season. What's the trade?
Chartologists, including Greg Troccoli, are seeing a head-and-shoulders formation taking hold on the S&P today. Is it signaling a market reversal?
Shares of teen apparel retailers are getting hit particularly hard Thursday in the wake of October same-store sales results. It's not surprising. This sector is facing some tough challenges. Teen unemployment has been at historically high levels. This means teens have less money to spend on jeans and T-shirts.
October retail sales generally positive, not as robust as last month, but we don't have the back to school stimulus that we had last month.