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Stocks pared losses Friday, and the Nasdaq turned slightly higher, amid continuing worries about the economic recovery and bearish action in expiring August options. HP fell.
Stocks sank further Friday with little news to change the overall mood of a market worried about a weakening economy. HP and Dell fell.
Price, price, price. There's been a lot of talk about how price-sensitive consumers are these days, but if you had any doubt about how relevant this is to actual shoppers—banish it.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Friday in the wake of Thursday's selloff over economic concerns, sparked by weaker-than-expected jobless claims data.
Gap reported better-than-expected earnings Thursday, easily beating Wall Street expectations.
Stocks tumbled Thursday after a series of disappointing economic reports and despite an uptick in mergers and acquisitions activity. The day's downdraft wiped out the weeks gains for the Dow and the S&P 500. Intel and GE fell.
This year, it's not just the parents who are breathlessly waiting for the kids to get back to school. Retailers are on edge, and the question is who will blink first?
Much has been said and written recently about how to jump-start small businesses in the US, but the wildly popular e-commerce site Groupon seems to doing just that while giving consumers exactly what they want—discounts.
Stocks declined Thursday after a series of disappointing economic reports and despite an uptick in mergers and acquisitions activity. The day's downdraft puts the market on pace to wipe out the week's gains. Intel and GE fell.
Stocks extended their losses Thursday after a weak report on manufacturing out of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve and a disappointing report on jobless claims. Intel and GE fell.
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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a slightly lower open Thursday after the government reported a bigger-than-expected jump in unemployment claims.
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Stocks tumbled Wednesday on light volume as investors lost confidence in the global economic recovery following the Federal Reserve's grimmer outlook and softening growth in China.
Stocks tumbled more than 250 points Wednesday amid light volume as investors continued to lose confidence in the strength of the global economy in the wake of the Federal Reserve's dimmer outlook and a decline in China's domestic economy.
On Thursday our traders were attempting to gauge the ripple effect, after Russia said it would temporarily halt grain exports.
Stocks skidded Thursday after a report showed an unexpected rise in jobless claims last week. Retailers were mixed as chain-store sales showed only a slight improvement from last summer's anemic levels.
The latest reads on consumer confidence and personal spending have provided little encouragement that shoppers are starting to spend again. However, July marks the start of back-to-school shopping, and since parents have to buy clothing for their growing children, it may give a much-needed boost to retail sales.
As summer comes to an end and students go back to school, the retail industry is preparing for its first big test of the fall semester—picking the right price.
Back-to-school fashion is getting a makeover as more school districts adopt uniform dress codes.