U.S. stocks fluctuated on Tuesday, with the S&P 500 hitting another intraday record.» Read More
Home Depot Tuesday said earnings per share could fall as much as 24 percent this year and plans to open fewer stores due to the slumping U.S. housing market.
Inflation data and some retailers' earnings are the big headlines ahead of Tuesday's opening bell. Home Depot, Target and Macy's all report early in the day. Traders will be watching to see whether the producer price index due out in the morning, shows the same trend as the consumer price index last week - an unexpected pickup in inflation.
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The theme this week will not be that sales are getting better. No, the story this week will be that the sales decline MAY be slowing or lessening in severity. As we move into the first quarter, how individual companies differentiate themselves by handling their internal management, inventory and SG&A expenses--in other words, the basic administrative cost of doing business--will become increasingly more important.
Retailer Lowe's reported lower quarterly profit Monday and forecast full-year earnings below Wall Street estimates, citing "challenging" days to come as the slumping U.S. housing market hurts sales.
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Stocks rode higher Monday ahead of General Motors' Tuesday earnings report, so you can bet it will be a big feature of Tuesday morning's trading.
Stocks advanced Monday amid bargain hunting, with tech and energy shares posting some of the biggest gains. In the Dow, it was the battle of the blue chips as a strong gain in General Motors helped buoy the index and offset the drag of AIG.
Chrysler plans to cut its product line by half and also sharply reduce the numbers of dealerships as part of its strategy to cut costs and boost profitability, CNBC has learned.
U.S. stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Thursday, led by strong gains in the financial and retail sectors.
U.S. stocks turned firmly higher Thursday afternoon as bargain hunters scooped up undervalued stocks following three straight down days. Bank and retail stocks advanced. Even battered tech Cisco recovered.