It may be time to step back from retailers, because the damage is broader than just apparel.» Read More
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.
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Plus, a call on the latest housing data and discount retailers.
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Dollar Tree ripped to a new all-time high today after beating earnings estimates, and bullish option traders are looking for even further upside.
Stocks advanced Friday as Disney's earnings beat and JCPenney's outlook helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. For the week, the Dow gained 2.5 percent, finishing at its highest level since Oct. 2008.
Dollar General's public offering may have priced at the low-end of its expected range, but investors are flocking to the company's shares on its first day of trading.
Stocks clawed higher Friday as solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney helped offset worries about a drop in consumer sentiment. It was a wobbly morning but by midday, the Dow was up more than 100 points, or 1 percent.
The U.S. dollar rose on Thursday as policymakers around the world warned the economic recovery was fragile. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights on the greenback and the stock markets.
Stocks wobbled Friday as investors juggled a drop in consumer confidence against solid earnings from Disney and JCPenney. They started the day higher, then retreated, then made another push higher.
Germany and France both saw their second straight quarter of growth in their GDP (0.7 and 0.3 percent, respectively) as it looks like the recession is over in Europe. Heck, even Italy posted a positive GDP!