Macy's will open the doors to its full-line department stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year.» Read More
Many retailers saw weak sales as consumer spending largely dried up after the holiday season.
The BoE got a step closer by cutting 50 bps to 1% as expected, The ECB has decided to sit the race out by keeping rates unchanged at 2%.
January retail sales are tomorrow, but the big event will be lowered earnings guidance.
Plus, Cramer makes the call on J.C. Penney, U.S. Steel, JPMorgan Chase and more.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Newmont Mining and Altria popped while The New York Times and Palm dropped.
Stung by the worry that shoppers -- who cut spending by the most dramatic amount in at least 39 years this the holiday season -- may not start spending again for a long time, stores are making drastic changes.
Call this one Reality Check Part Two: a weaker than expected ADP report, along with disappointing earnings guidance from Time Warner and Intel, a big restructuring from Alcoa, and an 11 percent pullback in oil which pulled commodities and commodity stocks down all weighed on the markets today.
Volume has been light and stocks have traded in a narrow range since last Tuesday. Despite the low volatility, the Volatility Index has been little changed in the past two weeks, indicating that traders still anticipate elevated levels of volatility in the coming months.
Stocks ended lower Tuesday, as a quick mood booster from an upbeat consumer sentiment reading wore off, and the drag of GM and financials set in.
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Stocks ended lower Monday as a pair of lowered outlooks arrived just in time for the holidays.
Stocks turned lower Monday as a pair of lowered outlooks arrived just in time for the holidays.
Stocks closed lower amid worries about bank earnings and weak consumer spending on tech.
From that TP dispenser with the old guy holding his nose to Jesus action figures, there’s a lot of really weird stuff out there and it’s a fine line between stupid and cool. Here are 12 of the weirdest gift ideas. Check 'em out, then you decide: Are they stupid or cool?
Not all companies need to slash prices in order to survive a recession.
Stocks shot up like a rocket in the final hour of trading, shrugging off earlier losses triggered by the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.
Stocks turned mixed in afternoon trading, shrugging off earlier losses triggered by the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.
Stocks fell sharply Friday after the biggest monthly job loss in 34 years and the highest percentage of delinquent mortgages on record.
Sweden, Bank of England, and now the ECB have all cut interest rates, the ECB by a record 75 basis points to 2.5 percent. On the U.S. front, there is mostly negative news. Let's see how much of this negative news has been priced into the market.
If you think navigating the mall during the holidays is tough, just try trading the retailers.