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Autozone Inc. fell $2.16 or. 4 percent, to $534.97. Best Buy rose$. 93 or 3.0 percent, to $32.16. Home Depot Inc. rose$. 93 or 1.0 percent, to $89.93.
Autozone Inc. rose$. 43 or. 1 percent, to $537.56. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 53 or. 8 percent, to $64.95. Best Buy rose $1.16 or 3.7 percent, to $32.39.
Autozone Inc. rose$. 76 or. 1 percent, to $537.89. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $64.75. Best Buy rose$. 43 or 1.4 percent, to $31.66.
Autozone Inc. rose$. 57 or. 1 percent, to $537.13. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 26 or. 4 percent, to $64.42. Lowe's Cos. rose$. 30 or. 6 percent, to $52.91.
Autozone Inc. rose$. 52 or. 1 percent, to $537.08. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $64.49. Lowe's Cos. rose$. 29 or. 6 percent, to $52.90.
Autozone Inc. fell$. 34 or. 1 percent, to $536.22. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 36 or. 6 percent, to $64.52. Best Buy fell$. 18 or. 6 percent, to $31.17.
Traders will be watching earnings to see if the rebounding consumer will now be the engine of economic growth, says NYSE floor trader Kenny Polcari.
Is the housing remodeling boom over? A status update from Lumber Liquidator is acting as a possible canary in the coal mine.
July 9- Container Store Group Inc's shares fell as much as 15 percent after the maker of Elfa shelving systems reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss and cut its full-year forecast, hit by weak consumer spending and its decision not to offer more discounts.
July 9- Container Store Group Inc's shares fell as much as 15 percent after the maker of Elfa wine racks reported a bigger-than-expected quarterly loss and cut its full-year forecast, hit by weak spending and its refusal to offer bigger discounts.
Some of Monday's midday movers:
Retail stocks have been underperformers in 2014. Now it's time to invest in companies targeting growth niches that are set to rebound.
A reconstitution of the Russell Indexes occurs at the close of Wall Street trading Friday, reflective of the growth vs. value debate.
Consumer sentiment, due out just before 10 a.m. ET, will likely help shape Friday's trade.
*U.S.-listed shares of Barclays fall on fraud lawsuit. *GoPro shares jump over 30 percent in first day after IPO. NEW YORK, June 26- U.S. stocks ended slightly lower on Thursday after the president of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis said interest-rate increases should come sooner rather than later.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Companies making headlines after the bell Wednesday: Bed Bath & Beyond, Cinedigm & more
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher Wall Street open, ahead of the release of the final estimate for first-quarter GDP.
NEW YORK, June 20- Shares of specialty retailers and apparel makers helped lead the charge off the market's bottom in March 2009 but unraveled this year, leaving consumer discretionary stocks as the sole sector to still be lower through the first half of 2014..