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Although the European economy appears to have slowed down, Europeans have not curtailed their spending, as Americans have, Maurice Marciano, chairman and founder of Guess?, told CNBC.
Patty Edwards of Storehouse Partners is making a pitch for Big Lots. Does her trade speak to you?
The Dow lost its grip on 10,000, ending near session lows Thursday as trading was light and investors braced for two events Friday: the latest reading on second-quarter GDP and a speech by Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Stocks retreated Thursday after an early pop following a report that showed jobless claims fell last week.
Guidance for FY 2011 is for operating profit growth better than 2 percent. But with North America still contributing about 40 percent of the profits, even that lackluster guidance may not be a slam dunk.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly higher open Thursday on the back of a positive close for the major indexes in the previous session, as investors braced for the government's weekly read on jobless claims.
Forget those doctors of doom and gloom, the better market 'tells' may involve corn dogs and Opryland. We're not kidding!
As Europe struggles to contain financial woes, will the uncertainty force Corporate America to broadly reduce earnings estimates?
Wall Street limped to the finish of an ugly May, dropping on European debt fears and lackluster economic news, though stocks were well off their lows heading into a holiday weekend.
Italy successfully auctioned 3, 7, & 10 year notes Friday, which should further calm markets. Bottom line: for the moment, it appears that European countries can access capital markets, with the possible exception of Greece. Now they just have to sell the austerity programs. Also: Sell in May and go to..?
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lackluster open Friday as investors waited for key economic data to verify that recovery is building momentum.
With women growing tired of their over-worn wardrobes and the economy slowly ticking higher, sales of fashion accessories rose 17 percent in the first quarter, after ending the year 10 percent lower in 2009, according to an industry study.
This is is the probably the toughest week of the year for active traders. Why? We've seen a huge increase in volatility and volume but it’s been around events so big (Greece, Spain, future of the euro) that traders have no idea — or strong opinion — on how it will play out.
Premium retailers that maintained their brand equity through an era of heavy discounting will have an easier time sustaining comparable sales growth moving forward, as shoppers will be less reluctant to pay full-price for their items.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
S&P Futures little changed as the February Consumer Price Index (CPI) showed virtually no inflation pressure. And: As the S&P 500 hit another new high yesterday, traders were passing around lots of technical charts, in particular noting that the Relative Strength Index (RSI) is in unusally overbought territory.
Wal-Mart reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates and said results for the current quarter could miss analysts' views. What do the numbers mean for consumers and retailers overall? Eric Beder, associate director of equity research at Brean Murray, Carret & Co. shared his insights.
It's time for retailers to wake up. Fashion shoppers are abandoning basics and looking for unique, stylish items, and stores that break the recessionary trend of playing it safe will reap the rewards, analysts said.
As investors look for the retail sector to rebound in 2010, Jeff Klinefelter and Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analysts at Piper Jaffray, shared their picks and pans for the New Year.
An important measure of retail sales confirmed Tuesday what many investors had feared.