Wall Street was seen opening lower on Wednesday, with minutes from the latest Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) meeting in focus.» Read More
The 10-year Treasury yield fell to a new 2014 low and the lowest level in 10 months, in step with a downshift in global interest rates.
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Adrienne Tennant, Janney Montgomery Scott specialty apparel analyst, discusses Gap's difficult quarter, and the state of the retail sector.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
May 22- Teen apparel retailer Aeropostale Inc forecast a bigger-than-expected loss for this quarter as it struggles to keep pace with changing fashion trends. Aeropostale shares fell 18 percent in extended trading at $3.70.
Hewlett-Packard and Gap are among those making headlines after the bell Thursday.
May 22- Gap Inc reported a 22 percent fall in quarterly profit hurt by weak demand for its Gap and Banana Republic apparel brands. Net income fell to $260 million, or 58 cents per share, for the first-quarter ended May 3 from $333 million, or 71 cents per share, a year earlier. The company had estimated a profit of 56- 57 cents per share when it pre-announced results on May 8.
Stock futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Thursday, with initial jobless claims rising last week.
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May 21- American Eagle Outfitters Inc forecast another quarter of falling comparable-store sales and said it would close 150 more stores in North America as it continues to struggle to attract fickle teen shoppers.
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Parents and the purchasing power they represent are also shying away from teen retailers, as they seek value when making purchases for their kids.
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