U.S. stock index futures advanced Thursday, following the weekly jobless claims report that came in slightly better than expected, but investors continued to worry over the ongoing euro zone debt crisis.
The Fast Money pros may not see a lot of opportunity amid Tuesday’s sell-off. But that’s not to say they don’t see anything.
April’s weak same-store sales may be due to several seasonal factors, but analysts warn the reports could be a wake-up call for investors to be more selective on the heels of the sector's recent rally.
With the early start of spring and Easter behind us, retail sales have slowed in April, with many retailers falling short of analysts' estimates.
European stocks dropped, the euro rose as European Central Bank chief Mario Draghi spoke. Draghi said that the latest spate of weak economic data highlighted the "prevailing uncertainty."
Kids were squinting in the sunlight while their military parents were wearing cool aviator sunglasses. So Marine Capt. Ted Fienning came up with the idea for, wait for it .... Babiators.
UBS has a ‘Buy’ rating on only one department store. Know which it is?
Retailers from discounter Target to department-store chain Macy's reported better-than-expected sales in March in the latest sign that Americans are feeling better about the economy.
Retailers may want to take a hard look at Pinterest if they aren't already doing so. Evidence continues to suggest the social media website is a good way to generate customer leads. That's certainly the experience Wayfair, an ecommerce company that sells home furnishings, is having.
The “Mad Money” host lays out his “Game Plan.”
Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
Consumers are in the driver’s seat as retailers move away from wardrobe staples and shift to fashion-forward pieces while planning their upcoming fall inventories, industry analysts said.
Looking for proof that a speculative frenzy is alive and well? Here's Herb Greenberg's take.
Remember that YouTube video by a guy who sang a song about United Airlines breaking his guitars? Well, now he’s turned his viral fame into a business — the business of helping other victimized customers get their complaints heard, too.
Retailers are reporting strong sales gains for February, as rising consumer confidence is helping consumers to feel more comfortable spending again.
The Thomson Reuters Same Store Sales Index, which tracks the companies that will report monthly sales late Wednesday and early Thursday, is expected to rise 4.8 percent in February. That's on top of last February's 4.0 percent gain.
High-end department store Nordstrom is funneling its returned and worn shoes to its Nordstrom Rack outlet stores. A look at what this practice means for the Nordstrom brand. Is there a fine line between being an outlet store and a thrift store?
Retailer TJX reports higher quarterly profit on strong holiday sales. Insight with Kimberly Greenberger, Morgan Stanley retail analyst.
Consumer stocks performed well Monday, with Macy’s and Home Depot among those that hit new 52-week highs, but pricing pressures might slow the rally.
Take a look at some of Friday orning's early movers: