After contending with port strikes, a long winter and the impact of a stronger dollar, retailers are hoping to move past the noise.» Read More
The rally continues. Bulls are arguing this morning that today's data supports the current rally.
As we get better economic news, stocks set the bar higher. I noted this morning that "less bad" was no longer good enough to move stocks forward, the new standard is "much less bad," and even that may not last long.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
After months of dismal sales reports, retailers are likely to report a less severe drop-off in monthly same-store sales growth, and investors are seeing this as good news for stocks, but that take on the sector might be premature, warn several analysts.
A trend emerged as you pick through February retail sales reports that may be counterintuitive: consumers showed a hunger for fashion.
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.
Economy got you down? Don’t feel bad, it’s got just about everybody down. Trading down that is.
It's buy the rumor on the stimulus package, the Geithner package, and hopes that mark-to-market will be modified.
It's the kind of retail market that separates the sheep from the goats, and JPMorgan's Brian Tunick thinks the sheep can give investors quite a feast.
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.