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If you think one dollar store is like another, you’re sadly mistaken. And if you're holding the wrong one, you'll be even sadder.
Stocks finished flat Wednesday as investors largely shrugged off the minutes from the Federal Reserve's latest meeting that showed policymakers wanted further evidence of a sustainable jobs recovery before scaling back its bond purchases.
Recently, Wal-Mart has been only hiring temporary workers at many of its US stores, the first time the world's largest retailer has done so outside of the holiday shopping season.
As far as Cramer can tell, retailers aren't painting a very good picture.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday:
We've had Federal Reserve officials say it's time to consider tapering bond purchases, but we haven't had a Fed official declaring a rally of anything "over." Until now.
Stocks finished in the red, with the Dow snapping its Tuesday winning streak, amid ongoing worries over the future of the Fed's bond-buying policy and ahead of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's speech.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
General Motors being added to the S&P 500 at the close on June 6th (replacing Heinz ) is more good news for GM, which will open at a 2-year high.
U.S. stock index futures ticked slightly higher Tuesday following the latest trade deficit report and ahead of some key Federal Reserve speakers.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Patrick McKeever, senior equity analyst at MKM Partners, retains a 'buy rating on Dollar General ahead of quarterly results as the new strategy should increase store activity.
Jim Cramer sees a slew of catalysts on the horizon that could either send stocks surging or tumbling.
After a temporary drop in the second half of March, short interest is back on the rise.
Everything you love on a breakfast menu—bacon, blueberry pancakes and glazed donuts—is now in a bottle, and packing a 70-percent proof punch.
Abnormally cold weather curbs consumer demand for spring goods and apparel, but some companies, including drug chains and dollar stores, are benefiting from the spring’s delay.
Jim Cramer says a strengthening U.S. economy means opportunities are vastly more attractive on this side of the Atlantic.
A lot can change in a quarter. A lot.
Stocks bounced off their worst levels but still ended in negative territory Monday, as initial euphoria over Cyprus fizzled and even after Eurogroup head's Jeroen Dijsselbloem backtracked on his previous comments that the island nation's bailout is a template for bank rescues.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers: