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Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Mosaic and Coach popped while Nokia and American Express dropped.
Talk of a September downturn is all over the Street, but that was the way it was at the start of August too: Bulls and Bears were expecting a pullback, and despite several weak intraday sessions in the beginning of the month, and one weak close in mid-August, it never happened.
Luxury retail companies have been beaten down heavily due to the financial crisis, but they’re slowly starting to make a comeback as consumers start to open their wallets again, said David Schick, luxury retail analyst at Stifel Nicolaus, and Scott Krugman, vice president at National Retail Federation.
The Mad Money host says we should feel confident in this recovery. Here’s why.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Patriot Coal and Supervalu popped while American Express and Office Depot dropped.
Stocks ended slightly lower Tuesday, though the Nasdaq eked out a gain. And Citigroup shares soared.
Stocks skidded Tuesday after a report showed consumer confidence is waning amid worries about the job market. It was a struggle all morning as investors juggled another batch of disappointing earnings results against an encouraging report on the housing market.
The conspiracy theorists are out in force today: lots of "I told you so!" going on today as traders point to a front page story in the WSJ which says that the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) will issue a report blaming wild swings in oil prices on speculators.
Stock futures drifted slightly lower ahead of the open Tuesday as investors waited for the next batch of earnings and key economic data.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Hovnanian and Varian popped while Lowe’s and SunPower dropped.
June new home sales were a pleasant surprise--and traders sold right into it. This is the first time in a while we have seen selling in the face of good news; no one is quite sure if this is an aberration or the start of a trend.
Plus, the Mad Money highlights his “gasoline rally” stock picks.
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Consumer discretionary stocks surged in the first half of 2009, and retail analysts Kimberly Greenberger of Citi, and Charles Grom of JPMorgan, discussed what's in store for the sector in the second half of the year.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Coach and Wal-Mart popped while Bank Of America and Joy Global dropped.
On a day when the market is taking it on the chin, some decidedly bullish bets are emerging in retail land in the options pits. Case in point: Coach.
Coach is gaining with upside options activity despite broad market headwinds, indicating that fashion is not yet a victim of the economic downturn.
Stocks logged their worst day in a month Monday as a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected and the dollar made a comeback.
Stocks tumbled Monday as the dollar made a comeback and a key manufacturing gauge came in weaker than expected.
As mentioned earlier this week, a number of companies this week have signaled some stabilization in conditions, with some even hinting of a bottom.