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Weekly jobless claims are a big item for markets Thursday, but the earnings of retailers could ring up some early signals about the holiday season. Wal-Mart, the largest U.S. retailer, reports third quarter earnings ahead of the opening bell, as does department store chain Kohl's.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Nov. 12.
With major retail names set to announce earnings this week, the sector will be a major focus of the market. Here are the names to watch from a top analyst.
Although the Dow has reached it's 2009 high, its current level is somewhat similar to where it was several weeks ago, but what does this tell you about the market's future?
It's a beautiful day in New York City, where 200 CEOs in the retail business are gathering after a stormy year. This is not shopping weather — so instead we go shopping for answers.
Stocks could side step temporarily as investors look for the next catalyst that will break the market out of its current range
Energy, infrastructure, tech, retail and more – the Mad Money host highlights his top picks.
Consumers borrowed less for a record eighth straight month in September amid rising unemployment and tight credit conditions.
When consumers shut their wallets tight last year, caught in the vice grip of the financial crisis, many analysts expected that the downturn was so severe that it would make permanent changes in how consumers behaved.
The Fast Money crew likes Wal-Mart, even more so after a recent breakout from a triangle formation — a very bullish indicator for the retailer.
For the first time in two weeks, the Dow closed above 10,000. Now all eyes are on the jobs report out Friday before the bell. How should you put money to work?
Chartologists, including Greg Troccoli, are seeing a head-and-shoulders formation taking hold on the S&P today. Is it signaling a market reversal?
October retail sales. Now that all the analysts have finished opining to their clients, it's clear there's good and bad news about the direction of retail sales.
October retail sales generally positive, not as robust as last month, but we don't have the back to school stimulus that we had last month.
Cramer makes the call on retail, telecom and more.
Plus, find out why retailers are practically giving away their merchandise and shipping it for free.
Of the major indexes, the Nasdaq fared the worst on Tuesday. Is the tech trade over?
The weaker dollar, predictably, is pushing up commodities across the board: metals, fertilizers, coal and energy up across the board.
Forget what the analysts say. Retail is making a comeback.