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  • If you trade retail stocks next week could be action packed. A slew of major names report earnings.

  • According to the latest Ipsos Mendelsohn’s Affluent Survey, 47 percent of participants said the economy is their primary concern, up 5 percent from last month. In addition, 85 percent of those who make over $100,000 a year say the economy is still in a recession.

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    Companies hoarding cash since the start of the recession are beginning to pass on some of it to shareholders , but it's unlikely to match the boom of a decade ago.

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    The strategy at Martha Stewart was to "trade in 1200 mediocre environments for over 6000 of the best managed retailers in the country," such as Home Depot and Petsmart —"our products speak to that," Exec Chairman said.

  • Stocks were higher Wednesday, led by consumer discretionary stocks, as encouraging reports on jobs and the services sector fueled hopes for the recovery.

  • Stocks were higher Wednesday, led by consumer discretionary stocks, as encouraging reports on jobs and the services sector fueled hopes for the recovery.

  • U.S. private employers added 42,000 jobs in July, according to a report by ADP Employer Services on Wednesday. What does this mean for the market going forward? Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.

  • Stocks retreated Tuesday amid a round of disappointing earnings and economic data. Paul Schatz, president of Heritage Capital and Phil Orlando, chief equity market strategist at Federated Investors discussed their insights.

  • Stocks remained lower Wednesday after the Fed’s latest  "beige book" report pointed to a slowly recovering economy. Boeing fell. RIM rose.

  • Stocks remained lower Wednesday after the Fed’s latest  "beige book" report pointed to a slowly recovering economy. Boeing fell. RIM rose.

  • Stocks declined Wednesday after a weak durable-goods report and disappointing earnings report from Boeing.

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    Looks like Tony Hayward will have his life back after all. British oil giant BP has replaced him with Bob Dudley, an American known for diplomacy. This move that might soften U.S. criticism of the way BP has been handling the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

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  • Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday, repeating yesterday's testimony before the House members. Randy Bateman, portfolio manager at Huntington Situs Trust Fund discussed his insights on Bernanke's testimony and the Fed’s outlook.

  • Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is scheduled to begin his semi-annual economic testimony before Congress at the Senate Banking Committee this afternoon. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, discussed his insights.

  • Stocks rose for a second straight day Tuesday as cyclicals like energy and materials advanced. Retail stocks gained after the Senate cleared a hurdle toward extending unemployment benefits. Apple rose ahead of its earnings, due out after the bell.

  • Here's what analysts and others say they're watching before the bell Tuesday.

  • Stocks closed mostly flat Wednesday after an up-and-down day punctuated by negative economic news and a lowered growth forecast by the Federal Reserve.

  • Stocks pulled back from a morning rally as declines in bank and chipmaker shares offset gains by some retailers and improvement in new claims for unemployment benefits.

  • Predictions are skewing positive, so how should you game retail ahead of the all-important same-store sales figures?