For the retailers that have been knocking on death's door, this holiday shopping season has taken on an added sense of urgency.» Read More
Many retailers saw weak sales as consumer spending largely dried up after the holiday season.
Laura Champine, senior retail analyst for Cowen & Co., has been at the mall, shopping for good retailers, and she's got some very definite ideas about the few positive trends out there.
The BoE got a step closer by cutting 50 bps to 1% as expected, The ECB has decided to sit the race out by keeping rates unchanged at 2%.
The market is pouring over a dismal set of numbers from the retail sector. And retail analyst Howard Davidowitz sees a trade!
Folks weren't kidding when they said they were going to make a budget this holiday season. A recent survey by BIGResearch found more than half of Americans sticking to their budget this holiday season.
Sweden, Bank of England, and now the ECB have all cut interest rates, the ECB by a record 75 basis points to 2.5 percent. On the U.S. front, there is mostly negative news. Let's see how much of this negative news has been priced into the market.
Find out how the traders are playing Aeropostale, Safeway, a Bank of England meeting and more.
U.S. retail chains may report some of their worst monthly sales results this week as the global financial crisis leaves its mark on ordinary consumers, casting new doubt on holiday season sales.
Small-cap stocks have taken a beating in the current economic storm, but Bob Sullivan of the Satuit Capital Micro-Cap Fund says the recession is almost over — and these stocks will emerge first.
Small-cap stocks have taken a beating in the current economic storm — but Bob Sullivan of the Satuit Capital Micro-Cap Fund says these small caps will sail out of the recession first.
Sri Raman, senior analyst at StarMine, pinpointed companies that are expected to announce both positive and negative earnings surprises in the coming weeks.
Warren Buffett told CNBC that he has no bets against the dollar and stocks are more attractive now than a year ago. This has been a week of reversals: and the Street continues to believe that some kind of federal intervention in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac is inevitable -- and continues to believe that the market will rally when this announcement is made.
The "bond kings" gather to comment on the credit crunch while the CEO of BorgWarner says his company has come up with a technology that improves fuel efficiency and lowers emissions for automobiles. Following are today's top videos:
Early July sales results from retailers have been disappointing, with many falling short of analyst estimates. It also appears that the benefit from tax rebate checks is beginning to wane.
Futures are down nearly 10 points, not surprising given AIG, a strange but generally disappointing retail sales report, and jobless claims higher than expected.
The back-to-school shopping season has already produced a wide range of grades among retailers this year, according to Needham's Christine Chen. She finds some clear winners.
Economics will be a far more important subject than fashion for retailers this year as cash-strapped U.S. consumers do their back-to-school shopping over the next several weeks.
Despite consumers cutting back spending, Christine Chen, vice president of equity research at Needham & Company, still feels bullish about the back-to-school retail industry.
Two pieces of positive news this morning: 1) Wal-Mart sales better than expected and raising guidance, and 2) Dow Chemicalspacer buying Rohm and Haas. Jobless claims lower than expected is also a help.