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U.S. retailers posted much weaker-than-expected sales for November, as shoppers focused only on big bargains at the start of the key holiday selling season. Charles Grom, broadline retail analyst at JPMorgan, shared his industry outlook.
Stocks opened mildly positive as a continued decline in weekly jobless claims help brighten hopes that the decline in the economy was abating—but surprisingly weak retail sales numbers tempered the enthusiasm.
Last Friday — known as "Black Friday" — kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season. Charles Grom, retail analyst at JPMorgan, shared his views on the strength of the retail sector.
Positive economic data buoyed stocks on Wednesday. But at least one piece of new information may actually be a cause for concern.
Dollar Tree ripped to a new all-time high today after beating earnings estimates, and bullish option traders are looking for even further upside.
Last Friday's employment report from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics showed that the unemployment rate is now at 10.2%, its first foray above 10% and its highest level since 1983. What lessons, if any, can we get from what happened to the markets when unemployment soared back then?
“You’re getting robbed,” Cramer says, if you do.
What’s a low-price retailer to do as the economy turns up and consumers are more willing to spend? Cramer puts the question to Family Dollar’s CEO.
Remember how bad things were last year? Then stop crying about one bad week in the markets.
Confused by the sector’s mixed signals? Allow Mad Money to offer some clarity.
Investors are eager for signs that the economic recovery is underway - and after hours it seems Alcoa delivered.
Stocks ended mixed Wednesday as banks and techs gained but investors took a wait-and-see approach ahead of the start of earnings season. But banks and techs gained.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Oct. 7.
September retail sales: improving, but is it enough? September same store sales, out tomorrow, are expected to decline by 0.8 percent year over year, according to RetailMetrics.
Banco Santander Brazil priced its IPO this morning in the middle of the range, raising $8.05 billion, in the biggest IPO on a U.S. exchange in 18 months.
Considering gold hit an all time high on Tuesday surging above $1,040 per ounce, how should you game this precious metal, now?
After the recent sell-off, which stocks present buying opportunities and which stocks are just a problem?
Uneven economic news is spooking stocks this October, but third quarter earnings could be one factor that helps keep the market's 7-month rally intact.
Stocks snapped their four-day losing streak Thursday as bank, gold and retail stocks shares advanced.
Major indexes pushed higher Thursday as bank and gold shares advanced. But gains were modest as investors were disappointed that the service sector didn't move into expansion mode.