After a temporary drop in the second half of March, short interest is back on the rise.» Read More
The Republican leader is focused on stopping any regulatory, tax, and trade barriers to job creation. When asked about the main agenda point for a GOP Congress, Boehner said, “Stop all the bad stuff.” I like it. Stop all the bad stuff.
The country’s continued economic doldrums have stores scrambling for the once-ignored low-end customer, as people make fewer costly shopping trips to stock their pantries. The New York Times reports.
The Nikkei, down 3.6 percent, hit a 52-week low as investors were not impressed with the BOJ's latest stimulus efforts, boosting cheap loans to commercial bnaks. The yen is at a 15-year high against the dollar.
If you’re looking for a safety play Morgan Stanley analyst Joseph Parkhill has an idea for you.
While Family Dollar was preparing for a potential fight with Trian, according to people close to the situation, the two seem to be on the same page.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, June 8.
Stocks struggled to hold gains Tuesday after an early pop following comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
At an informal gathering of hedge fund traders last night, the mood was decidedly gloomy. I noted yesterday that many hedge funds had a horrific May: 1) most were net long going into May, and 2) many had been short volatility. Volatility, as we know, exploded in May, forcing many firms to cover their short positions. Not only that, traders seemed to have been unprepared for the dollar's rebound...
U.S. stock index futures struggled to find direction Tuesday, reversing earlier gains as European shares pushed lower and the euro lost early gains.
In the wake of lackluster same-store sales results, should you put any retailers on your radar?
Actually, there are some related plays that might work even better.
Following is the latest version of Morgan Stanley's Best Ideas list, which selects the most attractive stocks in terms of their risk/reward profile, whether they have a catalyst on the horizon, and which have been deeply researched.
Stocks ended a strong quarter with a thud Wednesday after a disappointing report on jobs from ADP.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, March 31.
Stocks turned mixed Wednesday, the last trading day of the quarter. Energy, financials and materials were the sector leaders.
Stocks opened lower Wednesday, the last trading day of the quarter, after a surprise drop in the ADP jobs report.
It's all about jobs and rising interest rates in the week ahead—and the two are not unrelated. The March employment report next week is expected to show the first real signs of job growth since the recovery began.
Discount retailer Dollar General says it will add 5,000 jobs as it opens 600 new stores over the next 12 months.
Regions Financial’s CEO is out. Find out who’s in.
Plus, a call on the latest housing data and discount retailers.