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Stocks traded just off the highs of the day as the market close neared amid light volume after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Coca-Cola and DuPont rose, while AmEx fell.
Stocks held slight gains after a slew of economic news, including rising inflation and strong regional manufacturing data. Intel rose, while AmEx fell. .
Stock index futures moved slightly lower after the government reported a slightly higher-than-expected gain in consumer prices before the opening bell Thursday.
Don't go to the Commerce Department for data on retail, Cramer said. Here's the best read on the space.
Women's footwear sales are on the rebound thanks to an improvement in the unemployment rate, said Brian Sozzi, equity research analyst at Wall Street Strategies.
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The stock market's easy glide higher could continue in the week ahead, as its steady advance draws in fresh money. But investors will continue to watch for signs of a pullback, now that the market is up nearly 6 percent since the start of the year.
This is a day-by-day look into which earnings reports the "Mad Money" host is monitoring in the week ahead.
Cramer thinks this consumer goods name is worth a look. Here's why.
According to the latest date from Mastercard Advisors SpendingPulse, luxury sector salres are up 6.1 percent this January compared to last January.
Stocks extended gains in the last minutes of trading to end the week on a high note, posting the best week in two months, as traders shrugged off a tepid jobs report to keep the major indices above key benchmarks reached earlier this week.
Stocks gained slightly Friday as retailers and tech sectors gained strength and traders shrugged off a tepid jobs report to keep the major indices above key benchmarks reached earlier this week. Kraft rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Things are nowhere near as bad as some investors are making them out to be.
Fears that winter weather would result in disappointing retail sales may have been overblown, as several retailers have not only reported better-than-expected monthly sales reports, they are also raising fourth-quarter earnings estimates.
It's not just jobs that may be impacted by the bad weather...imagine what this is doing to retail sales. The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC) numbers declined 1 percent in the last week of January; this follows a 1.2 percent decline the previous week.
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"DRJ" on Tuesday said someone is making a very bearish call on this prominent retail name.
The market seems to be saying that it is not sure where the growth will come from this year. December was fair, not great; now we are going up against tougher comps, and stocks are more expensive.
Alcoa has confirmed that the problem with stocks may be more about valuation than about fundamentals. CLSA put it simply after reviewing Alcoa's strong earnings: "We reiterate our Sell rating as we do not see upside from these levels."
A steady decline in layoffs is giving the vast majority of adults who have jobs the confidence to spend more freely and help energize the economy.