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WASHINGTON— U.S. retail sales rose modestly in October, evidence that recent job gains and lower gas prices are lifting consumer spending as the holiday shopping season begins. The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales rose 0.3 percent last month after falling by the same amount in September. Excluding gas stations, where falling prices lowered...
With such a low share price, Jim Cramer takes a look at the retail environment to see if J.C. Penney could be an attractive buy.
Kohl's Corp. fell $1.84 or 3.2 percent, to $56.07. Nordstrom rose$. 40 or. 5 percent, to $73.25. J.C. Penney Co. fell$. 66 or 8.5 percent, to $7.10.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Wal-Mart Stores Inc., up $3.74 to $82.94. J.C. Penney Co., down 66 cents to $7.10.
Stocks rose on Thursday, with benchmarks not far from all-time highs.
NEW YORK, Nov 13- Energy shares fell their most in a month Thursday as crude prices slid, dragging on Wall Street despite gains in Wal-Mart and other consumer stocks. The Dow and S&P 500 earlier hit intraday highs, with Wal-Mart and Apple at all-time records. Wal-Mart rose 4.2 percent to $82.50 after posting a 2.9 percent increase in third-quarter revenue.
There's a common theme bubbling that's weighing on even the strongest performers: There are still too many stores.
NEW YORK— A look at the 10 biggest percentage decliners on New York Stock Exchange at the close of trading:. Ryerson Holding fell 17.6 percent to $9.86. Enova Intl Inc. fell 11.7 percent to $26.95.
NEW YORK— A look at New York Stock Exchange 10 most-active stocks at the close of trading:. Bank of America Corp. fell. 4 percent to $17.22 with 49,750,900 shares traded. Ford Motor Co. rose 2.4 percent to $14.93 with 49,791,300 shares traded.
Kohl's Corp. fell $1.71 or 3.0 percent, to $56.20. Macy's Inc. rose$. 05 or. 1 percent, to $61.62. Nordstrom rose$. 21 or. 3 percent, to $73.06.
Kohl's Corp. fell $1.93 or 3.3 percent, to $55.98. Macy's Inc. fell$. 38 or. 6 percent, to $61.19. Nordstrom fell$. 41 or. 6 percent, to $72.45.
*Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks advanced modestly on Thursday to send the Dow and S&P to new record intraday highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market. Wal-Mart shares climbed 3.4 percent to $81.92 as one of the biggest boosts to both the Dow and S&P 500 after the retail giant posted a 2.9...
*Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks inched higher shortly after the open on Thursday, as the Dow and S&P touched new record intraday highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market. Wal-Mart shares advanced 2.8 percent to $81.42 as one of the biggest boosts to both the Dow and S&P 500 after the...
*Wal-Mart climbs in premarket after results. *Berkshire Hathaway to buy Duracell from Procter& Gamble. NEW YORK, Nov 13- U.S. stocks were poised to open little changed on Thursday, as the Dow and S&P hovered near record highs following earnings from Wal-Mart and data on the labor market.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
*Wal-Mart climbs in premarket after results. *Wal-Mart shares advanced 2 percent to $80.75 in premarket trading after the retail giant posted its quarterly results. *J.C. Penney shares fell 5.9 percent to $7.30 in premarket trading after it reported a smaller-than-expected quarterly loss Wednesday but said same-store sales were flat and slightly cut its...
NEW YORK— Wal-Mart Stores Inc. eked out a rare gain in an important sales measurement during the third quarter as it reported profits that beat Wall Street expectations Thursday. Wal-Mart itself is a barometer of consumer spending, and its challenges reflect the struggles of its low-income shoppers, who are being squeezed by stagnant wages and reduced...
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Kohl's Corp. rose $1.68 or 3.0 percent, to $57.91. Macy's Inc. rose $2.98 or 5.1 percent, to $61.57. Nordstrom rose $2.37 or 3.4 percent, to $72.85.
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