Retailers have certainly been sending the Street mixed messages. The conclusion, however, may be crystal clear.
Looking at recent earnings, Jim Cramer has noticed a somewhat common theme among those companies doing well.
The market is schizophrenic. It's time for the Fed to get lost — and let the recovery chug along on its own, says Michael Farr.
Many of the reports were ugly, but Cramer thinks results from one retailer really led investors astray.
Educated and engaged store associates who could meet consumers' needs rang up much higher sales than those who didn't, according to a study.
European shares closed slightly up on Wednesday, after wavering throughout the day, as investors looked towards central bank policy.
Fed watchers could be spiced up with some new information on the Fed's post-bond buying strategy, which may lead to even more market volatility.
Stocks fell Tuesday after quarterly earnings from Home Depot and Staples.
The retail sector is in secular decline, hedge fund manager David Berman said, but there are winners to be found.
Not enough golfers and hunters, the company said, explaining the earnings and revenue misses.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services tells CNBC's Bob Pisani why investors should be watching for a key level on the Nasdaq.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Stocks are likely to take their cue from the bond market, as traders worry low yields are a warning the economy isn't springing back.
Jim Cramer believes there’s always opportunity in the market. You just have to know where to look! Here’s what’s on his calendar.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
Job prospects for this year's college graduates have changed a lot from last year, according to a new survey.
Don't toss those old flip phones, unfashionable dresses and outgrown roller skates. They could make your spring cleaning spree profitable.
A high-frequency trader going public has its skeptics, but there are at least a few reasons why the top for that industry isn't near yet.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat open on Tuesday, with stocks in Asia and Europe rebounding.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.