*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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With excess cash on hand from years of cautious spending and slower store growth, retailers in 2012 will focus on returning capital to investors via share buybacks and dividends, according to a Credit Suisse report out today.
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Stocks closed mostly lower after a volatile week marked by swinging prices of commodities and currencies, as investors wrestled with the implications of a worsening European debt crisis and a global economic slowdown.
Stocks traded lower ahead of the close as the dollar rose, and financial stocks fell amid fears of a worsening European debt crisis.
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Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Wendy’s Arby’s and Dillard’s popped while MannKind and Cavium Networks dropped.
Retail stocks were on the trader radar, after Dillard’s hit a 52-week high, on news that the store planned to form a REIT subsidiary.
Department store shares up big on a down day. Dillards has said they are forming a REIT subsidiary. Why do this? Because for some retailers, the value is not in the brand or the merchandise, or the CEO vision — it's in the real estate.
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While much of the market was focused on weakness in the Dow and S&P 500, the Fast traders were very impressed by gains in the semiconductor space.
Despite those strong sales gains, why aren’t their stocks moving much to the upside?
Retail is a 'lead indictor for the S&P' and the broader market, David Berman, president of the retail-based hedge fund Durban Capital, told CNBC on Wednesday. 'Everyone gets excited about department stores, the problem is that they are really on a long-term death spiral.'