Even with this week's weakness, Amazon.com stock has been outperforming rival retailers though it will likely face a fairly volatile trading day after it reports.» Read More
These companies will have to make significant changes if they're to become a Wall Street comeback story. The Fiscal Times reports.
Web sales are up—along with returns. Here are some of the toughest and the most lenient return policies for gifts bought online.
According to ShopperTrak, traffic for the week ended Dec. 22 was down 21.2 percent year over year.
Sure we’ve had a big run,” Jim Cramer said. “But I think there are places where you can come right in and buy.”
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
Sellouts of the systems aren't surprising, but that they have essentially the same sales numbers is a bit unexpected.
Some developments are so contradictory that even Jim Cramer throws his hands up in frustration.
"The names you would traditionally think of with the holidays, they've actually lagged the market," Bespoke's Paul Hickey says.
“Retail has become downright treacherous,” said Cramer. Stocks that should be doing quite well just aren’t.
Gamestop CEO Paul Raines provides insight into the excitement over both Sony's Play Station 4 and Microsoft's Xbox One. He also says he is "increasingly bullish" on the console category.
CNBC's Jon Fortt compares both Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's Play Station 4 consoles, and which has more momentum.
Some of Thursday's midday movers:
The Federal Reserve looks set to move sooner rather than later to taper back its bond buying, once more surprising markets that have been repeatedly confused.
Many factors could affect whether shoppers open their wallets this holiday season. But one thing is clear: The pressure is on.
Some traders are convinced the stock market is poised to move higher into the year end, and the week ahead may provide more proof of that.
What's the game plan? Watch these earnings! They should reveal volumes about the health of the economy.
Which bands are the all-time best? Winklevosses, what's up with bitcoin? Is a tech wreck brewing? Answers to these questions and more in "Talking Squawk."
With the high profile launch of two gaming systems and a slew of new games, the video game industry is hoping Santa brings it a turnaround this year.
Cramer doesn't seem like the type to play games. What gives?
Some stocks are hard at work making shareholders money. And they don't show any signs of stopping.