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Holiday advertising from a lengthening list of retailers will reflect the cautious mood among consumers as data indicate spending is slowing and store revenue is falling, the New York Times reports.
Retailers are reporting some of the weakest sales in more than a decade as consumer spending dried up in October amid the uncertainty brought on by the financial crisis and mounting layoffs.
The most important fact about the economic and earnings data in the past couple weeks is that it has generally been worse than the already lowered numbers predicted. We have seen this again this morning, with the exception of the Productivity number.
U.S. retail chains may report some of their worst monthly sales results this week as the global financial crisis leaves its mark on ordinary consumers, casting new doubt on holiday season sales.
Stocks bounced higher on Tuesday, with the Dow surging almost 11 percent to close back above 9,000...
Stocks clawed back from five-year lows on Thursday, led by a bounce in energy and health-care stocks...
The situation is so bad Cramer's suggesting we turn malls into bowling alleys.
Teens across the nation have spent their summer vacations battling high gas prices, competing for jobs in a weak part-time employment market, and making do with smaller contributions from cost-conscious parents, said Portfolio.com
The Dow rose on Thursday after a late day report suggested that Bank of America is in talks to buy embattled investment bank Lehman Brothers.
Commodities continue to drop, as they have for 7 of the last 8 trading sessions. With futures weak again here, we are very close to breaking the recent closing low of July 15 of 1,214.
With the Treasury ready to pump $100 billion into Fannie & Freddie, how can you capitalize on the government’s next big move?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Eagle and Chico’s popped while Caterpillar and American Express dropped.
Yesterday, Kohl's and JC Penney reported August same store sales slightly better than expected. Today Wal-Mart, Target, Gap, American Eagle (reaffirms third quarter guidance), Pacific Sunwear all reported sales above expectations. However, department stores did not fare as well.
Retail should be getting slammed by a weak back-to-school season. So, how come shares are up?
Yes, the stock took a hit on bad earnings. But Cramer's expecting a triumphant return.
David Sowerby says investors make the most money when they run against the herd. The chief market analyst of Loomis Sayles says people are gloomy right now -- and that's a buy signal.
The Dow recorded triple digit gains on Friday due to a sharp plunge in the price of oil and talk that Lehman may soon attract a major investor.
The financial sector's comeback and a more than $6 a barrel drop in oil prices gave stocks and end of the week pick-me up. Still, major indexes finished lower for the week and oil managed just mild gain.
Stocks advanced Friday after a double shot of soothing comments from Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke and the Oracle of Omaha, Warren Buffett. A $4 drop in oil prices also gave the market a boost. Financials blazed the trail amid speculation of a Lehman takeover.