Three retailers report Thursday: Gap, Kohl's, and Sears and of the three, Gap is the one that has been clicking.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on 3 retailers reporting earnings tomorrow: Gap, Sears and Kohls.
The "Mad Money" host reveals what he plans to follow in the days to come.
Washington's budget debate could stir up new anxieties as markets head into March, even with expected reassurances about Fed policy from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in the week ahead. Europe could also come back into play in the coming week, as currency traders are focused on the outcome of the Italian election.
Next week is the biggest one of the earnings season for the retailers. While each will have different nuances, and wrap up the key holiday quarter, Wall Street will be focused on the sales forecast for the current quarter.
About to hit the buy button? If you're playing M&A Cramer thinks you should think twice, at least in these cases.
The latest batch of retail sales reports shed light on who the retail winners are right now.
Forget the rally; all the headlines were about fears of the looming mini-"fiscal cliff" coming. Let's agree on one thing: get rid of the word "fiscal cliff." So 2012. We need a new term.
Retail sales reports from a handful of retailers on Thursday will provide another peek at holiday spending and help gauge how consumer spending is shaping up. But the expected dour reports may not foreshadow a poor 2013 for retailers.
I'm not saying getting a deal (however small) is not worth something, but I think the fact that this is the first trading day of the year is an equally important factor.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Find out what Wall Street analysts were saying about J.C. Penney, Costco, Amazon.com, News Corp., Time Warner, Citigroup and Bank of America in this week’s CNBC.com Stock Blog Roundup.
Big discounts helped lure holiday shoppers back to J.C. Penney.
A change at the top of Microsoft, two companies that will go private, the two top NFL teams by year end and more predictions.
The S&P Retail Index hit an historic high yesterday. Yet retailers are weak Tuesday. Huh? According to traders, one firm, Nomura, has been cautious on Gap due to competition concerns. But there's a bigger problem for retailers.
U.S. markets were up overnight on optimism that a "fiscal cliff" deal might be possible. We'll see.
Merely hours after gobbling up Thanksgiving dinner, millions of retail employees will head to work to greet the deal-hungry Black Friday crowds. Once their holiday fullness wears off, restaurants will be ready to pounce.
The “Black Thursday” backlash is growing louder as the hours tick down to Thanksgiving, but don’t expect it to deter retailers or shoppers.
Despite a more than 65-percent rise in Home Depot’s stock during the past year, one analyst says the home improvement retailer’s valuation does not concern him.
With 40 shopping days left in the season, a few retail names stand out ahead of earnings, Deutsche Bank retail analyst Charles Grom said Tuesday on CNBC.