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Washington's budget debate could stir up new anxieties as markets head into March, even with expected reassurances about Fed policy from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in the week ahead. Europe could also come back into play in the coming week, as currency traders are focused on the outcome of the Italian election.
Next week is the biggest one of the earnings season for the retailers. While each will have different nuances, and wrap up the key holiday quarter, Wall Street will be focused on the sales forecast for the current quarter.
About to hit the buy button? If you're playing M&A Cramer thinks you should think twice, at least in these cases.
Capital One's sale of its Best Buy credit card portfolio to Citigroup underlines the company's revenue-growth challenge.
Stocks finished modestly higher across the board Tuesday, with the Dow and S&P 500 closing at their best levels since October 2007, lifted by optimism for more M&A deals and after positive economic data from Europe.
Best Buy received 2 analyst upgrades today. How to play the news, with Richard Ross, Auerbach Grayson and Abigail Doolittle, the Seaport Group.
Best Buy shares are up nearly 47 percent so far this year, making the stock the second best performer in the S&P 500 behind Netflix shares' 110-percent gain, but analyst upgrades Tuesday suggest the stock may have even more room to run.
U.S. stock index futures rose Tuesday, after the S&P 500 posted its seventh-straight week higher, lifted by optimism for more corporate deals as investors returned from the long Presidents Day holiday weekend.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks ended off session lows but the Dow still finished in negative territory Wednesday, as investors took a pause amid a lack of significant market catalysts and after the S&P briefly hit its highest level since December 2007.
Best Buy shares traded down more than two percent in after-hours trading Wednesday on a report that the electronics retailer may be considering other options besides going private.
Bulls say Amazon is a future growth story but the growth rate is slowing, too.
Microsoft's Surface Pro made its debut over the weekend, but many consumers were disappointed when they realized retailers didn't have the new tablets in stock.
The convergence of increasingly accurate weather forecasts and the explosion of the social media channel is super-charging the effect of Winter Storm "Nemo" on the Northeast's economy.
Many top U.S. retailers reported strong January sales after offering compelling merchandise that drew in shoppers facing a hit to their take-home pay from higher payroll taxes.
Retailers selling televisions cut prices going into this Super Bowl with deeper discounts than a year ago, according to reports.
CNBC's Brian Shactman reveals which ads were among the favorites with fans at last night's big game. And, Herb Greenberg reports BlackBerry and Best Buy tried their hand at Super Bowl ads this year.
Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, discusses his upgrade on Best Buy, and explains where he sees growth for the electronic retailer.
The company has proven they can deliver year-over-year revenue and earnings growth along with free cash flow, all while maintaining zero debt.
After getting crushed by big-box stores during the 1980s and 1990s, mom-and-pop shops are enjoying a rebirth among some U.S. consumers. Is the Internet finally democratizing the retail space?