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*Costco earnings per share $1.40 vs Wall Street view $1.46. *Family Dollar profit 86 cents/ share; Street view 84 cents. *Costco shares up, Family Dollar down 2.6 pct.
Joe Feldman of Tesley Advisor Group explains the concern over Costco's membership fees while Chris Horvers of J.P. Morgan touches on the positive effect of their food category becoming deflationary.
NEW YORK, Oct 9- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, as expectations that Janet Yellen will be tapped as the next head of the U.S. Federal Reserve were tempered by the stalemated fiscal negotiations in Washington.
*Alcoa rises, Yum falls after earnings. NEW YORK, Oct 9- U.S. stocks were little changed on Wednesday, as expectations that Janet Yellen will be tapped as the next chairman of the U.S. Federal Reserve were tempered by a continued stalemate in fiscal negotiations in Washington.
*Alcoa rises, Yum falls after earnings. NEW YORK, Oct 9- U.S. stocks were set for a modestly higher open on Wednesday, putting the S&P 500 on track to rebound from a big drop a day earlier, on expectations Janet Yellen will be tapped as the next chairman of the U.S.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Wednesday as investors cheered news that Janet Yellen will be the next chair of the Federal Reserve.
*Alcoa rises, Yum falls after earnings. A. Bank mulls buying Men's Wearhouse for $2.3 bln. "We've waited too long for this answer and at least that is one hurdle we can say we've successfully cleared," said Art Hogan, managing director at Lazard Capital Markets in New York.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Alcoa rises, Yum falls after earnings. NEW YORK, Oct 9- U.S. stock index futures rose on Wednesday, indicating the S&P 500 may rebound from Tuesday's drop- its worst since August- after Janet Yellen was picked as the next chairman of the U.S.
Costco Wholesale Corp posted a 1 percent rise in quarterly profit and a three percent increase in its same-store sales for the month of September.
ROMEOVILLE, Ill., Oct 3- Sam's Club, the warehouse club chain owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc, is seeing some softness in sales due to the furlough of federal government employees, though sales in stores near military bases could rise if military commissaries remain closed, Chief Executive Rosalind Brewer said on Thursday.
TrueCar.com is tapping into feelings of distrust and discomfort that many women feel about buying a car. But is it sexist?
The American consumer remains "pretty strong" and that's why Saira Malik—head of global equity research for TIAA-CREF—said she favors two retailers.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday, with the Dow and S&P closing in the red for the fifth-straight day, as jitters over budget talks in Washington continued to weigh on markets.
Private health insurance exchanges look like the wave of the future—and investors soon could be surfing to profits.
NEW YORK, Sept 5- Many U.S. retailers reported stronger-than-expected August sales on Thursday, but many of them had to resort to deep discounts to attract back-to-school shoppers.
Markets continue to deal with the possibility of a U.S.-led strike against Syria, and U.S. President Barack Obama faced growing pressure at the Group of 20 summit in Russia not to use military force.
Stocks eked out gains for a third-consecutive session Thursday, with the 10-year note yield pushing closer to the psychological threshold of 3 percent, as investors digested a flurry of economic reports and ahead of the government's widely-watched monthly jobs report.
Americans are spending big on items like cars, while giving retailers fits over their reluctance to open up wallets for minor items.
Even if you hate home shopping, Neely Tamminga of Piper Jaffray says you should watch HSN.