The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.» Read More
Take a look at some of Tuesday’s morning movers:
Following are mid-day movers you might have missed. Find out what’s going up, what’s going down and whether our traders would double down, fade or run in the other direction!
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Stock-market strategists do not expect the Facebook deal to have much market impact, but it will be critical to the IPO market that Facebook stock rises after the offering and holds gains.
Get Cramer's earnings expectations for Groupon, Deere, Target and more.
Happy Friday! With a parade of major retailers and some smaller tech firms on tap to post earnings next week, check out what analysts expect and how to trade some of the top companies.
If you’re a trader chances are you're wondering how to trade Wal-Mart, after Monday's sharp pullback. Following are strategies from the Fast pros.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Since the S&P 500 touched a multi-year high on April 2, the index is down about 3.8 percent. Should investors use the selloff as a buying opportunity?
Consumer-staples retailers are undergoing abrupt changes to their industry. The latest example is the battle over Americans' grocery purchases being waged by traditional supermarkets, dollar-discount stores, big-box department stores and wholesale clubs.
Family Dollar earnings beat the Street on Wednesday, prompting analysts to weigh in. Trouble is, they don’t at all agree. Here’s where the two sides stand.
Technology stocks have been gaining momentum in 2012, up eight of the last nine weeks. However, over the last 12 months, consumer discretionary and health care companies have really powered the rally.
Could there be a correlation between leap years and market performance?
Drivers aren't the only group growing concerned as gas prices tick upwards. Most retailers and consumer discretionary businesses consider $4 gasoline the tipping point, where consumers begin to pull back on their discretionary spending. A look at how the retail sector has held up during recent gasoline price spikes.
The French Caribbean in February: "Where are the French?" If you want to see how much the European crisis has touched everyone — but particularly the more well-heeled — take a quick trip to St. Martin and St. Barts. I just did, and when I asked hotel owners, cab drivers, and head waiters the usual, "How's business?" question, the near-universal answer was, "Comme ci, comme ça" (or so-so). Specifically: There are a lot fewer Europeans.
Stock futures declined Wednesday, following weak economic data from the euro zone and amid ongoing concerns over the region's debt crisis.
Although selecting the best of breed in the dog show may be a mysterious science to some, picking outliers in the stock market is vastly more straightforward.
Stocks kicked off the week on a high note Monday, after Greece's parliament finally gave the green light over the weekend to austerity measures aimed at securing an international bailout package.
No matter who wins the Republican presidential nomination, one fact remains: President Obama will be in office at least for the next year. Read on for Cramer’s “Obama-resistant” investment strategies.
Despite a flat year for the S&P 500, nearly 84 percent of the index components reached a new 52-week high at one point in 2011. Here's a list of the ones with the most days traded at yearly highs.