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It seems both the bulls and bears are owning the lousy jobs report as the key catalyst that sends the market whooshing lower -- errr surging higher. How can that be?
The disappointing jobs report is stoking fears that another recession may be inevitable, but it is worth considering that there has been some encouraging signs from the retail sector.
Nordstrom is going the free shipping route.
Is the current bullish sentiment justified or is the market getting frothy?
Investors get your shopping lists ready; the The Fast Money pros think it's about time to hit the buy button.
As we head into the thick of retail earnings season the threat of higher input costs is still weighing on investors’ minds. Most retailers were forced to start passing through select price increases in Q2, and we will hear just how that went over with the consumer as earnings hit the tape. While it is early in the game indications are so far so good.
Stocks finished higher Friday in a highly volatile week, with the Dow logging its first two-day rally since early July. Despite the wild market swings in the last several days, all three major averages are down less than 2 percent for the week.
Considering industrials led the S&P to its bull market high earlier in the year, why isn't current strength in the sector a bullish sign?
It's easy to say the markets are calm Friday, but it's not exactly correct. The S&P 500 futures have swung in a 33-point range overnight—that is pretty volatile. We want calm, but it's just not happening.
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”The stock bottomed out around $40 back in February and then a couple weeks ago,” says Guy Adami. “I think Nordstrom is interesting on the long side with a $40 stop.”
Futures erased all their earlier losses in a choppy pre-market session Thursday amid volatility in the European market and after an unexpected decline in weekly jobless claims.
The forecast on Wall Street is for more dizzying volatility Thursday. For the time being, equities are likely to stay vulnerable to high speed moves and wide swings as investors ran to the safety of bonds, driving rates toward historic low levels.
After the worst week for stocks in a year, should you hold your nose and buy? Will you kick yourself later if you don't pull the trigger, now?
Even if Washington fails to reach a debt deal, the "Mad Money" host said these plays are likely to work.
One important point: a lot of retailers no longer report monthly numbers, so this is not a complete picture.
Many retailers outpaced Wall Street estimates for monthly sales in June, according to early reports out Thursday.
At a time when many of the nation's major retailers are sacrificing quality to keep prices down and cash-strapped consumers spending, it appears new competition is emerging from an unlikely source.
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