We have now gone three days in a row where the S&P 500 has failed to break to new highs, while retail gives us more of the same.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan discusses Best Buy's fourth quarter profit gain. Reagan says Best Buy CEO Hubert Joly is focused on its stores and growing its regional markets.
Best Buy remains focused on growing its online sales, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan, after the retailer beat the Street by a wide margin in the fourth quarter.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets analyst, discusses the big box retailer's quarterly numbers and weighs in on the company's turnaround plan.
Yellen testifies before the Senate Banking Committee Thursday and if she decides to stop using the weather as an excuse for a down economy, watch out.
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
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It might be unfathomable to people who bear scars from inflation in the 1970s, but what the global economy could use is a dose of higher prices.
All eyes are on retail for signs on the consumer but there are a few reasons to be wary of fourth-quarter earnings, says the CEO of CardHub.com.
Lululemon shares have fallen to their lowest earnings multiple since 2009. The company's best move may be a share buyback.
RadioShack has a decent shot at turning around and is nowhere near bankruptcy. Any signs of improvement would delight investors.
Stay away from the retailers that blame their woes on winter weather, former Toys R Us CEO Gerald Storch says.
Gerald Storch of Storch Advisors CEO, thinks Best Buy is the "ultimate all-channel retailer." He is concerned their category is tough, though.
U.S. employers planned to cut payrolls by 45,107 in January, up 47 percent from December, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Retailers need to do a lot more to defend themselves against future cyberattacks, according to security experts and IT service providers.
While retailers are focusing on their online offerings, they shouldn't ignore their brick-and-mortar stores, according to a recent survey.
For the price of a Super Bowl ticket, you could end up with a top-of-the-line set that'll last several NFL seasons.
One of the biggest issues in the integration of online shopping and the physical store is identifying where to assign sales credit.
With 20 percent of the S&P 500 reporting so far, CNBC took a look at what words top executives are using (over and over) to talk about their numbers.