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  • Here's a day-by-day look at the earnings reports, economic data and political events Cramer plans to monitor.

  • Traders at the New York Stock Exchange.

    CNBC.com ran a screen of the S&P 500 looking for stocks with dividend yields greater than 2.5 percent, positive EPS and Revenue figures in the last two consecutive quarters, and are trading the farthest below their 50-day moving averages. 

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    U.S. futures, sideways overnight, wilted at 3 a.m. ET...about the time Europe opened.  Coincidence? I don't think so.

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    This may come as a surprise: Chinese consumers are often more willing to drop a huge chunk of money on fashion—especially Western brands—than consumers in the US and Europe. This offers a huge opportunity for retailers as China's fashion industry is set to become the world’s second fashion market, and account for about 30 percent of the global fashion market’s growth over the next five years, according to a recent report from Boston Consulting Group.

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    If you want volatility, all you have to do is look at the cotton trade. In the last week, it has shed 36 percent. Despite that, cotton is still up more than 37 percent in the last year.

  • A shopper walks past a sale sign at 5 7 9 clothing store at Randhurst Shopping Center  in Mount Prospect, Illinois.

    ADP numbers and better-than-expected June retail sales across the board put a smile back on retail investors’ faces today. So is it time to break out the champagne?

  • One important point: a lot of retailers no longer report monthly numbers, so this is not a complete picture.

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    After weathering choppy sales this spring, retailers should see the strongest back-to-school sales in several years, according to Craig Johnson, president of Customer Growth Partners.

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    Attempting to offset dwindling growth in America, Gap executed a grand opening in China last year. However, a year on it has failed to grab much of the 16 percent retail sales growth in the country.

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    At a time when many of the nation's major retailers are sacrificing quality to keep prices down and cash-strapped consumers spending, it appears new competition is emerging from an unlikely source.

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  • Staples

    The Dow and S&P 500 have closed in negative territory for six consecutive weeks, posting a loss of about 5.7 percent, while the S&P has dropped 5.5 percent. Could investors benefit from the recent pullback in the market?

  • Stocks finished lower for the sixth-consecutive session Wednesday as investors worried over a slowing recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book, which showed signs of a slowdown in several regions.

  • Stocks were poised to close lower for the sixth-straight session Wednesday amid concerns over the recovery following Ben Bernanke's grim economic outlook and after the Fed's latest Beige Book stated that several regions showed signs of a slowdown.

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    Long-term Gap shareholders will need to be a little more patient. The nation's largest apparel retailer told investors gathered at the Piper Jaffray Consumer Conference in New York Wednesday that some of the actions it plans to take to turn around its business will be apparent by this Christmas holiday season, but most won't come until next year.

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    Our beloved two party political system is currently negotiating an increase to the debt ceiling, all in the name of fiscal responsibility.

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    Even though most consumers are just starting to work on their summer tan, retailers are already plotting how they will convince you come Black Friday that you can’t live without that must-have sweater, over-priced pair of boots or flat screen TV. With rising input costs, food inflation and continued heavy prices at the pump my prediction is The Grinch and Heat Miser will wipe the floor with the Snow Miser.

  • Stocks lost steam in the last few minutes of trading to close mixed Thursday ahead of the government's monthly jobs figure and after EU officials said no agreement has been reached on additional funding for Greece.