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In an exclusive to CNBC.com, Patty Edwards says "We’re quickly going to start coming up against tougher sales comparisons and retailers are going to have to prove that they’re doing more than just riding calendar shifts and surviving – they’re going to have to be thriving."
What should you be watching and how can you make money in this environment?
Retail sales for March: another month that may be better than expected. While everyone is fixated on the jobs report, watch out for March same store sales, due April 8. February retail sales were better than expected, despite bad weather, now the same may happen for March. Same thing: poor weather pattern in third week in the Northeast, but early reports seem to be encouraging.
As their margins begin to recover and shoppers start loosening their discretionary budgets, experts said retailers need to focus more on customer service initiatives to win consumers over.
Option volume in the Gap is unusually bullish as its shares trade just below five-year highs.
It’s certainly at the top of the list, all thanks to a fabulous CEO.
Evidently Christmas came very, very early for retailers this year – in February!
Another strong round of retail sales came in this morning, with broad gains across the board in February despite wintry weather throughout much of the Midwest and East Coast.
The market was helped by unexpectedly strong retail sales, and the Fast Money gang has the stories you need to know in order to make the right trades in this market.
Don’t sacrifice cash for flash, the Mad Money host says.
Find out why shares of The Gap popped while AthenaHealth and Trina Solar dropped. How should you trade these moves?
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Many investors may regret being scared out of this sector.
Investors need to always focus on the fundamentals, he says. That way they don’t miss great moneymaking opportunities.
Following its late-day recovery yesterday, stocks will attempt to keep the momentum going today. The Dow (up 2.5 percent) and S&P (up 2.7 percent) seek to hang on to their best monthly gains since November, with the Dow now rising in 7 of the past 8 months.
By the end of trading the Dow had plunged by triple digits, but that didn't stop our traders from finding value in that fear. They say there are buying opportunities.
Although another winter storm is bearing down on the Northeast US, there are very few coats or gloves remaining on retailers' shelves.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 25.
Markets rose on Wednesday, despite news of an unexpected drop in new home sales. What should investors expect from markets going forward? Ted Parrish, co-portfolio manager at Henssler Equity Fund, discussed his insights.
Federal Reserve chief Ben Bernanke is expected to testify before Congress on Wednesday. How should investors be trading ahead of the event? Peter Costa, president of Empire Executions and Warren Meyers, CEO of Walter J. Dowd shared their insights.