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There's decent economic data, but a number of companies are still not getting much traction. Macy's is a good example of this.
*Amazon boosts Nasdaq after introducing card device. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow returning to positive territory for the year as signs of easing tensions in Ukraine overshadowed weak readings on consumer spending.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Macy's reported quarterly earnings that missed analysts' expectations and said the full year would be weaker than expected.
*Amazon introduces card device, shares rally. NEW YORK, Aug 13- U.S. stocks rose on Wednesday, with the Dow turning positive for the year as investors sought bargains amid signs of easing tensions in Ukraine and Iraq, which overshadowed some weak reads on the retail sector.
U.S. stocks pared gains in light volume trading on Monday as investors looked for signs of easing in geopolitical tensions.
U.S. stock-index futures pointed to a higher open on Wall Street on Monday, on hopes that interventions in Iraq will prove limited.
Despite overseas unrest, Cramer thinks the backdrop for stocks is relatively bullish. Here's what's on his calendar.
There's a slew of data coming in the week ahead, but it's geopolitical events that could keep markets volatile—particularly when it comes to Russia.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
With everyone distracted by Ukraine and Russia, Europe is becoming an increasing risk for markets.
As children and teens have a growing influence on purchases, stores with the latest trends will position themselves to win back-to-school sales.
It's logical for retailers to extend their search outside of the retail industry, so long as they come from a business that's' "wired to consumers."
Tuxedo rental may be a very old idea, but it took two very bright Harvard MBAs to reinvent it for runway labels.
NEW YORK, May 29- A New Jersey hedge fund manager pleaded not guilty on Thursday to charges he traded on inside information about the children's clothing company Carter's Inc, according to court papers. Steven Slawson, the co-founder of Titan Capital Management, is the latest defendant to be charged in a probe centered on the Atlanta- based retailer.
Wal-Mart had execution problems and Kohl's has been rebranding itself, leaving two retailers room to rise above the competition, Jim Cramer says.
India's new pro-growth leader is eliciting swoons from the investor class. How do investors play Bombay's market?
Stocks finished sharply in the red Thursday, with the Dow down triple digits, weighed down by disappointing earnings from a handful of retailers and weak economic reports.
May 15- J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a rise in comparable store sales for the second consecutive quarter, helped by demand for household goods and men's and women's clothing, sending the company's shares up more than 25 percent in after-hours trading.
JC Penney reported a quarterly loss and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.