Stocks ended near session lows Thursday pressured by a handful of weak economic data and as some Fed officials stated their openness to tapering the central bank's bond-buying program in the coming months.
U.S. stock index futures were flat Thursday as investors digested a handful of weaker-than-expected economic data against upbeat earnings report from Cisco.
Communities making and selling. Social sharing as shopping. Retail is invoking the rhetoric of democratization. Introducing CNBC's Retail Disruptors.
As the popularity of yoga grows, so does the need for yoga attire with larger waistlines. Brands are finding there is demand for plus-sized yoga apparel.
Take a look at some of Monday's midday movers:
Kendra Scott, a panelist on CNBC Prime’s "Crowd Rules," shares how she turned $500 into a multimillion-dollar jewelry empire that spans the globe.
JC Penney's competitors stand to see gains, Tom Stemberg of the Highland Consumer Fund says.
Stocks finished modestly higher Friday with major indexes posting their third week in positive territory and the Dow and S&P 500 closing at new record highs.
Here's a handful of companies benefitting from the massive wedding industry. TheStreet.com reports.
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Some times big ideas are just too big to work. That's what happened when the brilliant hedge fund manager tried to remake JC Penney.
Research Director for Mad Money, Nicole Urken, discusses JCP’s demise and the difficulty of turnaround.
Darling, do tell, how is the high-end consumer doing? We check in with Cramer's Gatsby Index, a composite of 13 stocks used to gauge high-end trends.
Royal baby's not here but some retailers are already lucking out. Who they are and why.
How’s the economy affecting the better set? Cramer said these 13 stocks tell all.
Strong retail sales signal what comes next, OptionMonster's Jon Najarian says.
Stocks finished higher Thursday, with the Dow posting fresh all-time highs for the third-straight day, following an upbeat weekly jobless claims report and ahead of the widely-watched monthly government jobs data.
Despite poor weather and consumer spending headwinds, retail same-store sales gained momentum as February progressed. Still, one analyst sees a challenging environment.
After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Wednesday: