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While Family Dollar was preparing for a potential fight with Trian, according to people close to the situation, the two seem to be on the same page.
Big Lots has been struggling to break a three-month downtrend, and one bear doubts that it will succeed.
Stocks pulled back from a morning rally as declines in bank and chipmaker shares offset gains by some retailers and improvement in new claims for unemployment benefits.
June retail sales report: better than most expected, but not a game changer. Numbers were good for the most part, but not enough to change anyone's opinion. The back half remains murky due to the macro data, which right now does not support a robust recovery.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of JA Solar and US Airways popped while Family Dollar dropped.
Family Dollar's conservative guidance: is this what Q3 guidance will look like? All the discount retailers are flat to down today as Family Dollar (FDO) provided guidance for the current quarter (Q4) that is below Street consensus ($0.46 to $0.51 vs. Street estimates of $0.53). The conference call, mostly with CFO Ken Smith, was very instructive...
Once again the traders are closely watching 1040 as a key level on the S&P. If the market closes above it, should you start buying?
Stocks advanced Wednesday as financials got a boost from State Street's outlook and investors scooped up some beaten-down tech and industrial shares.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday, led by financials after State Street said it expects to beat earnings expectations.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 7.
U.S. stock index futures were lower ahead of the open Wednesday, after modest gains in the previous session, as investors waited for details on the methodology of the European Union bank stress tests.
Stocks pulled off a gain Tuesday after a late rally as investors scooped up some bargains. Energy, techs and financials gained, while retail stocks were one of the weakest links after a downgrade on the sector.
With little progress on the overall jobs front, the consumer has ultimately remained very cautious, spurring more tepid spending over the past couple of months. Here is a look at the drop in the major retail stocks since the Morgan Stanley Retail Index hit a two-year high on April 26, 2010.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Actually, there are some related plays that might work even better.
If Family Dollar is any indication, then yes. But how long will the run last? Cramer invited CEO Howard Levine onto Mad Money to find out.
In an exclusive to CNBC.com, Patty Edwards says "We’re quickly going to start coming up against tougher sales comparisons and retailers are going to have to prove that they’re doing more than just riding calendar shifts and surviving – they’re going to have to be thriving."
Stocks slipped Wednesday after a senior Fed member said policy makers should start raising rates to 1 percent soon.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 7.
A number of stocks are regaining their losses thanks to a good, old-fashioned narrative, Cramer says.