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  • Next year's top three retail themes are... Monday, 29 Dec 2014 | 2:27 PM ET
    In this Nov. 3, 2010 photo, Toys ‘R’ Us chairman and CEO Gerald Storch is shown in New York.

    Incoming Hudson's Bay CEO Storch said the Internet, value and luxury goods will be the most important retail themes of 2015.

  • In 2013, some 2 million express packages were left stranded on Christmas Eve, according to shipment-tracking software developer ShipMatrix Inc. The reasons given were, in part, a surge in demand triggered by last-minute online promotions and bad weather. The four retailers with the most aggressive cutoff date of Dec. 23- Apple Inc, Dell Inc, Nordstrom Inc and...

  • Who spoiled Christmas? Fewer packages arrive late Friday, 26 Dec 2014 | 12:46 PM ET
    An employee sorts packages at the UPS Worldport in Louisville, KY.

    Santa's sleigh delivered more on-time packages this Christmas, though a few retailers still broke their delivery promise.

  • Cramer: Blowout GDP means managers buy these Tuesday, 23 Dec 2014 | 6:13 PM ET
    A sales assistant helps customers in the shoe department of Macy’s in New York, Nov. 27, 2014.

    With such awesome GDP data announced Tuesday, Cramer gives the inside scoop on which stocks fund managers will be buying as a result.

  • Fill'er up: Booming biz for gas station stocks Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 12:19 PM ET
    File photo of a man putting gas into his Mustang at a Marathon gas station in Chicago.

    As oil prices hold at lows, gas station stocks such as CST Brands and Murphy USA may be the best way to play the energy sector, analysts said.

  • Bumble Bee tuna bought by Thai giant for $1.5B Friday, 19 Dec 2014 | 6:57 AM ET

    Thai Union Frozen Products agreed to buy Bumble Bee Seafoods for $1.5 billion as part of a plan to double revenue through overseas acquisitions.

  • *Third acquisition for Thai Union so far this year. Thai Union, which makes "Chicken of the Sea" brand tuna and counts Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Costco Wholesale Corp among its clients, said on Friday its biggest-ever purchase will give it North America's largest seafood brands like Bumble Bee, Brunswick and Sweet Sue. Bumble Bee is the third acquisition deal this...

  • Early Movers: GPRO, MSFT, SHW, HOG, WMT & more Friday, 12 Dec 2014 | 8:04 AM ET

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

  • Your first trade for Friday Thursday, 11 Dec 2014 | 6:22 PM ET

    The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.

  • Stocks close down 1.5% on oil decline; Energy drops 3% Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:00 PM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Stocks declined on Wednesday, furthering the week's losses, as crude fell as OPEC cut its demand outlook for 2015.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls as oil drop drags energy sector Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 12:30 PM ET

    *Costco, Toll Brothers post quarterly results. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks were lower near midday on Wednesday, weighed down by a sharp decline in the energy sector on the latest weakness in oil prices. "Oil seems to be the one theme that has more control over the direction of the market and the degree that volatility emerges than any other theme right now," said Peter...

  • US STOCKS-Energy weakness pulls Wall St lower Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 11:24 AM ET

    *Costco, Toll Brothers post quarterly results. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks were lower on Wednesday, weighed down by a sharp decline in the energy sector as oil prices suffered another slump. "Oil seems to be the one theme that has more control over the direction of the market and the degree that volatility emerges than any other theme right now," said Peter Kenny, chief...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street falls as energy sector weighs Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 10:00 AM ET

    *Costco, Toll Brothers post quarterly results. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks were lower shortly after the opening bell on Wednesday, weighed down by a sharp decline in the energy sector as oil prices slumped. "Energy is such a broad sector and yet the group as a whole has captured the imagination of investors by its overall weakness," said Eric Weigand, senior portfolio...

  • *Brent crude drops below $66 a barrel. *Costco, Toll Brothers post quarterly results. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stocks were set for a modestly lower open on Wednesday, a day after stocks staged an intraday rally to erase a decline of nearly 1.3 percent and close out trading nearly flat.

  • US STOCKS-Futures edge lower after volatile session Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 8:36 AM ET

    *Costco, Toll Brothers post quarterly results. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stock index futures edged lower on Wednesday, a day after stocks staged an intraday rally to erase a decline of nearly 1.3 percent and end nearly flat. Oil prices have been under pressure from the dollar's strength and OPEC's decision against an output cut, with Brent down more than 40 percent from...

  • Early Movers: COST, TOL, KKD, YUM, BP & more Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:56 AM ET
    Trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

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

  • US STOCKS-Futures little changed after volatile session Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 7:43 AM ET

    *Costco, Toll Brothers edge up after earnings. NEW YORK, Dec 10- U.S. stock index futures were little changed on Wednesday, a day after stocks staged an intraday rally to end nearly flat after a decline of as much as 1.3 percent. *Stocks shook off worries about global weakness and political turmoil in Greece on Tuesday to erase a sharp decline as energy and technology...

  • Traders still hoping Santa will bring Dow 18,000 Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:57 AM ET
    A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    If there is a Santa rally this year, it may not be quite the smooth ride higher many expected for stocks just a few weeks ago, according to some strategists.

  • Costco quarterly profit tops estimates Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 5:46 AM ET
    Customers push carts while shopping at a Costco Wholesale Corp. store in Hackensack, New Jersey.

    Costco reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as increased promotions helped the warehouse club operator deal with fierce competition.

  • UPDATE 1-Costco quarterly profit tops estimates Wednesday, 10 Dec 2014 | 4:42 AM ET

    Dec 10- Costco Wholesale Corp reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as increased promotions helped the warehouse club operator deal with fierce competition. Costco, which caters to relatively higher-income customers than Wal-Mart Stores Inc and Target Corp, reported a 7 percent rise in same-store sales excluding fuel. Net income rose to $496...