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  • A grim long-term outlook for retail workers Wednesday, 30 Jul 2014 | 7:00 AM ET

    Online retail and a weak job market is forcing workers to accept unpredictable schedules and less pay—trends experts say will continue.

  • Midday Movers: Blackberry, Corning, Windstream & More Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 12:48 PM ET

    Some of Tuesday's midday movers:

  • US STOCKS-Wall St to rise on earnings, data weighs Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 9:16 AM ET

    *Pfizer, Merck rise as results beat expectations. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. stocks were set to rise slightly at the open on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on consumer sentiment. Pfizer's higher-than-expected second-quarter earnings were helped by growing sales of its cancer medicines.

  • US STOCKS-Futures rise on earnings, data on tap Tuesday, 29 Jul 2014 | 7:51 AM ET

    *Pfizer, Merck rise as results beat expectations. NEW YORK, July 29- U.S. stock index futures edged higher on Tuesday following better-than-expected results from companies such as Pfizer and Merck and ahead of data on home prices and consumer sentiment.

  • How Amazon stock has been outperforming rivals Wednesday, 23 Jul 2014 | 1:52 PM ET
    Amazon Fresh trucks at a warehouse in Inglewood, Calif.

    Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming rival retailers though it will likely face a fairly volatile trading day after it reports.

  • Take shelter! Housing remodeling boom may be done Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 8:18 AM ET
    In Summerville, S.C., 84 Lumber workers load a container of US-manufactured building materials bound for Mongolia.

    Is the housing remodeling boom over? A status update from Lumber Liquidator is acting as a possible canary in the coal mine.

  • Early movers: UNH, BAC, IBM, COST, LL, WDFC & more Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 7:48 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • Costco same-store sales beat on higher fuel prices Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:57 AM ET
    A Costco store in Richmond, Calif., March 6, 2014.

    Costco Wholesale reported a 6 percent rise in June same-store sales that beat analysts' estimates, helped by higher fuel prices.

  • Filmmaker and author Dinesh D'Souza speaks during the final day of the 2014 Republican Leadership Conference on May 31, 2014 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

    Costco pulled Dinesh D'Souza's book 'America' from shelves on July 1, despite its popularity, but now is reshelving it.

  • Small caps could have big impact if woes deepen Wednesday, 9 Jul 2014 | 9:48 AM ET
    Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on April 11, 2014

    It's been a tough week for small caps stocks, but both that sector and financials should be watched closely.

  • CHICAGO, July 8- Federal regulators widened the recall of salmonella-tainted chicken produced by Foster Farms to include products believed to have been sent to military bases in five states to feed personnel and their families, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture on Tuesday.

  • Competing with Amazon: Costco's side of the story Friday, 27 Jun 2014 | 9:48 AM ET

    What’s it like being a direct competitor against Amazon.com? Costco founder Jim Sinegal explains just how fierce the battle can be.

  • America’s top states for innovation Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 | 4:43 PM ET

    High-tech business formation is happening in those states funneling dollars to R&D. Here's a look at states on the forefront of change.

  • After speaking with this young company, Jim Cramer said it should frighten much larger rivals.

  • Instacart CEO not afraid of Google, Amazon Thursday, 19 Jun 2014 | 7:08 PM ET

    Would you trust Google or Amazon to pick you the perfect avocado? The CEO of Instacart wouldn't.

  • LONDON, June 18- Hertz, the second biggest U.S. car rental firm, is looking to broaden its business and could allow its cars to be rented via Uber and its controversial smartphone app, Group President Michel Taride told Reuters on Wednesday.

  • The egg comes first—no chicken necessary Tuesday, 17 Jun 2014 | 6:09 AM ET
    Josh Tetrick, founder and CEO of Hampton Creek Foods

    Hampton Creek Foods plans to crack the caged-egg industry, replacing an unhealthy, inhumane agricultural system with plant-based 'eggs.'

  • WASHINGTON, June 11- A combination of over-confidence, neglect of his district and voter anger at congressional leaders fueled Republican Eric Cantor's stunning primary loss in Virginia, an upset that rocked the Republican Party.

  • UPDATE 1-U.S. retailers beat sales expectations in May Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 4:24 PM ET

    June 5- Average sales growth at 10 U.S. retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corp and Rite Aid Corp, topped expectations in May for a second month in a row as shoppers headed to malls in droves around the Memorial Day weekend, according Thomson Reuters data.

  • U.S. retailers beat sales expectations in May Thursday, 5 Jun 2014 | 1:29 PM ET

    June 5- Average sales growth at nine U.S. retailers, including Costco Wholesale Corp and Rite Aid Corp, topped expectations in May for a second month in a row as shoppers headed to malls in droves around the Memorial Day weekend, according Thomson Reuters data. The results exclude Gap Inc, one of the index's 10 components.