Family Dollar Stores Inc


  • Trian Buys Big Stake in Family Dollar Wednesday, 28 Jul 2010 | 9:54 AM ET
    Nelson Peltz

    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.

  • A Bearish Bet on This Discount Retail Stock Monday, 19 Jul 2010 | 10:20 AM ET

    Big Lots has been struggling to break a three-month downtrend, and one bear doubts that it will succeed.

  • Stocks Pull Back From Early Rally, Turn Mixed Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 12:09 PM ET

    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.

  • Retail Numbers No Game Changer Thursday, 8 Jul 2010 | 10:54 AM ET

    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.

  • Web Extra Pops & Drops: JA Solar, US Airways... Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 6:05 PM ET

    Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of JA Solar and US Airways popped while Family Dollar dropped.

  • June Retail Sales: What to Expect Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 4:38 PM ET

    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?

  • Dow Jumps Over 100 Points; Banks Gain Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 1:18 PM ET

    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 Pop, Led by Banks; State Street Jumps Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 10:40 AM ET

    Stocks opened higher Wednesday, led by financials after State Street said it expects to beat earnings expectations.

  • Earnings Roundup: July 7 Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 8:24 AM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, July 7.

  • Futures Fall Amid Economic Concerns Wednesday, 7 Jul 2010 | 7:52 AM ET

    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 End Higher After Late Rally Tuesday, 6 Jul 2010 | 4:27 PM ET

    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.

  • Retail Bears Out As Consumers Remain Cautious Thursday, 24 Jun 2010 | 1:44 PM ET

    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.

  • Lightning Round: Transocean, Baidu, AT&T and More Wednesday, 2 Jun 2010 | 7:40 PM ET

    Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Why You Should Buy the 52-Week Highs Wednesday, 26 May 2010 | 7:12 PM ET

    Actually, there are some related plays that might work even better.

  • Are Trade-Down Stocks Still Working? Tuesday, 13 Apr 2010 | 7:37 PM ET

    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.

  • Edwards: Take Care Shopping the Retail Sector Thursday, 8 Apr 2010 | 10:20 AM ET

    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 Slide as Hoenig Calls for Rate Hike Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 5:35 PM ET

    Stocks slipped Wednesday after a senior Fed member said policy makers should start raising rates to 1 percent soon.

  • Earnings Roundup: April 7 Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 5:03 PM ET

    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, April 7.

  • Controlling the Message Wednesday, 7 Apr 2010 | 3:50 PM ET

    A number of stocks are regaining their losses thanks to a good, old-fashioned narrative, Cramer says.