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Many factors could affect whether shoppers open their wallets this holiday season. But one thing is clear: The pressure is on.
Nov 14- Wal-Mart Stores Inc on Thursday forecast a disappointing profit for the holiday season after reporting its third straight quarterly decline in U.S. comparable sales because of fewer shopper visits.
Fed chief nominee-in-waiting Janet Yellen got markets rolling on Wednesday with her dovish remarks. Don't expect much follow-through.
It may be that the consumer is not that weak, but rather that the traditional retailers are weak. Consumers are are buying cars, houses and goods on the Internet.
U.S. data is whipsawing Treasury yields. Yet the real story may be retail, where two giants guided lower for the rest of the year.
Aug 15- Wal-Mart Stores Inc posted disappointing quarterly sales on Thursday after shoppers worldwide proved cautious, prompting the discount retailer to lower its revenue and profit forecasts for the year. Shares of Wal-Mart fell 2.5 percent to $74.50 in premarket trading.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
NEW YORK/ TORONTO, July 29- Richard Baker is doubling down on his attempt to revive big-name department stores with a $2.4 billion bid to buy Saks Inc, bringing the New York retailer into Canada and under the same roof as Lord& Taylor and Canada's Hudson's Bay.
*Saks shares rise 3.4 percent to $15.87, near $16 offer price. NEW YORK, July 29- Hudson's Bay Co said on Monday it would buy Saks Inc in a $2.4 billion deal that would add prime real estate to its portfolio and bring the luxury chain to its home market of Canada.
These low-profile names aren't followed by many analysts. But big-name money managers in the know view these stocks as some of the best opportunities in the market.
Facing sharp declines in sales and a plunging stock price, JC Penney's newly re-appointed CEO Mike Ullman must stabilize the struggling retailer's sales while modifying its strategy for winning over customers, analysts said.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.
Employees at some of the largest U.S. corporations have as much as 70 percent of their retirement savings invested in company stock, Morningstar's David Blanchett told "Power Lunch."
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at how you should think about dividend investing going into 2013.
A few companies appear likely to dole out payments before year end, the CNBC “Fast Money” pros said Tuesday.
Merely hours after gobbling up Thanksgiving dinner, millions of retail employees will head to work to greet the deal-hungry Black Friday crowds. Once their holiday fullness wears off, restaurants will be ready to pounce.
U.S. meteorologists expect a natural horror show of high wind, heavy rain, extreme tides and maybe snow to the west beginning early Sunday, peaking with the arrival of Hurricane Sandy on Tuesday and lingering past Halloween on Wednesday.
The storm has a 70 percent chance of smacking the Northeast and mid-Atlantic next week with gale-force winds, flooding, heavy rain and maybe even snow, forecasters said adding, it has all the earmarks of a billion-dollar storm.
*Wal-Mart, Target already among MCX members. Oct 1- Retailers including Gap Inc and Bed Bath& Beyond Inc have joined a mobile payments network that intends to battle similar services from Google Inc.
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