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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Costco Wholesale reported a decline in quarterly comparable sales, hurt by gasoline price deflation and a stronger dollar.
May 27- Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp reported a decline in quarterly comparable sales and lower-than-expected sales, hurt by gasoline price deflation and a stronger dollar that reduced value of sales from overseas markets. Costco sells gas at a lower margin, in order to attract more customers to its stores who then spend on higher-margin...
May 27- Warehouse club operator Costco Wholesale Corp reported a decline in quarterly comparable sales, hurt by gasoline price deflation and a stronger dollar that reduced value of sales from overseas markets. Net income attributable to the company rose to $516 million, or $1.17 per share in the third quarter ended May 10 from $473 million, or $1.07 per share, a...
The "Halftime Report" traders give their top trades before the closing bell.
Costco, Tiffany and Michael Kors all report earnings on Wednesday, and "Fast Money" traders discussed how to play their stocks.
Jim Cramer reviews the stocks and events he will be watching next week, and is preparing for some big action ahead.
CHICAGO, May 22- Wal-Mart Stores Inc is pressing meat, seafood, dairy and egg suppliers to reduce the use of antibiotics, becoming the first large retailer to take such a public stand against the excessive use of drugs in raising farm animals. Wal-Mart, the country's biggest food retailer, is also telling suppliers not to raise animals in gestation crates or in...
Jim Cramer prepares investors for eBay and PayPal's planned split. Could this spin-off put your portfolio in the friend zone?
NEW YORK, May 21- When Scott Oeth was thinking about proposing to his girlfriend, Linda Hardin, he knew the stats. That's when the Minneapolis financial planner thought, No way. More newlyweds seem to be thinking like Scott Oeth and Linda Hardin.
May 19- Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Tuesday joined the list of U.S. retailers reporting disappointing quarterly results, saying consumers' pocketing tax refunds and savings from cheaper gasoline had dented its sales growth. The results illustrate the obstacles facing Chief Executive Officer Doug McMillon, who took the job 15 months ago. Wal-Mart said sales at...
Companies such as Wal-Mart and Costco are at the intersection between lower food and gas prices, and consumers' reticence to spend more.
The FTC alleges that Nice-Pak misrepresented products, claiming they would break up shortly after being flushed down toilets.
To determine the best cities for recent college graduates, Rent.com considered everything from employment rates to good restaurants. Here's its list.
Jim Cramer gives his tricks of the trade on how to profit from the huge rotation of stocks in the market right now.
NEW YORK, May 13- Facebook raised wages for its contract workers, such as cafeteria staff and janitors, to a minimum of $15 per hour amid rising tension over the wage gap between the technology sector's elite and the lower-paid workers. Facebook implemented the wage increase for some workers at its Menlo Park headquarters as of May 1. As debates rage in Congress and...
Many believe these plant-based products are shaping the future of food, including Bill Gates and Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin.
Jim Cramer questions his entire stock methodology, thanks to Whole Foods. A great place to shop, but should we love the stock?
Wal-Mart, Target Corp, T.J. Maxx, Gap, and McDonald's Corp have already announced wage increases, and the trend appears to be trickling further into the retail and restaurant sectors. So far in this reporting season, companies such as Bed Bath& Beyond Inc and Buffalo Wild Wings Inc have discussed wage pressure, while Pier 1 Imports Inc plans incentive pay for the...
U.S. stocks closed higher on Thursday as investors awaited the key April jobs report and eyed easing in oil prices and bond yields.