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Top retail analyst Dana Telsey isn't putting lipstick on this pig. "This is going to be a bad Christmas," she told CNBC.
Friday's markets could be subdued after Wednesday's pre-Thanksgiving rally. Traders said the multiple days of stock market gains, the longest winning streak since April, was an encouraging sign. They expect Friday to be a light volume day ahead of the early 1 p.m. close.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Originally a toy seller, this company spun out that division, naming it KB Toys. Now it focuses on getting you more bang for your buck, acquiring names like Dollar Express and Greenbacks over the years. And shareholders are finding today that maybe money does grow on trees as cash-strapped consumers boosted this discount chain's third-quarter profits who is it?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Google and Fluor Corp popped while Research In Motion and General Motors dropped.
Stocks eked out a gain Tuesday as the massive amount of stimulus being thrown at the economy has started to lift the mood on Wall Street. The Dow and S&P extended their winning streaks for a third day, though the Nasdaq slipped amid a selloff in big-name techs.
Technology stocks led the market lower as a morning rally inspired by the Federal Reserve plan to support consumer lending fizzled.
Stocks rose for a third straight day, fueled by news that the Federal Reserve will create a facility to support consumer lending.
Stocks battle a rough batch of economic news Tuesday. Home prices, another look at third quarter GDP and consumer confidence data are posted in the morning.
Discount and dollar stores are back in fashion and back in the black. Just about everyone else has his back to the wall.
Richard Sparks of Schaeffer's Investment Research admits the current market environment is a tough one, but he still has some suggestions about where a stock investor's money should go.
If you follow technicals then you know Thursday was a critical day in the stock market.
Violent moves in the market signal a process of stabilizing and healing, says Oppenheimer's Worth.
Even in a down market, there are stocks that buck the trend.
The troubled economy is steering shoppers from high-end retailers toward discount stores. And Patrick McKeever of MKM Partners thinks those stores' stocks have room to grow another 10 to 20 percent.
In an economy as tough as this, 99-cent stores offer just the right price. Cramer compares the two top companies in the business.
Plus, Cramer makes calls on utilities and discount retailers.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Nucor and Borders popped while Mattel and Amylin dropped.
Stocks finished higher in feather-light trading Wednesday, boosted by a rise in financials and energy stocks, as well as a better-than-expected durable-goods report.
Stocks closed at their highs for the day after bouncing up and down throughout the session.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Valero and Lehman popped while State Street and Wynn dropped.