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Wall Street's bull could take a breather in the week ahead, but the trend for stocks remains higher, for now.
Also, Cramer reiterates why you should be a buyer of Citigroup before Sept 10th.
Retailers are managing their business better, even though consumers are still conserving cash— and investors are taking notice.
Retailers reported disappointing sales in July, a sign that consumers are continuing to watch their spending carefully and hunting for the best bargains.
The hope is that we will see some back to school lift, but Labor Day is the latest possible date this year. There are a lot of tax-free holidays in August, particularly in the South, that may help.
Analysts are expecting a late start to the back-to-school shopping season, and that means that retail sales reports for July, which are due out Thursday morning, will likely be weak.
I'm torn between two news items, trying to decide which is more telling that we are entering the end of days. Soon, cockroaches will rule the Earth while we retreat to our pods and play videogames, wear ever-more bizarre clothing, gain 600 pounds, and use The Comfort Wipe.
These are the stocks that will work – and those that won’t – when the market pulls back.
Retailers are gearing up earlier than usual for the back-to-school season and analyst Jeff Klinefelter at Piper Jaffray and Ellen Davis, senior director at National Retail Federation discussed the outlook for the industry.
Until last fall we were a nation that shopped until we dropped. Will back-to-school shopping season be a catalyst to get shoppers off the sidelines? An annual survey released today by Deloitte suggests the answer is yes.
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Both the Dow and S&P powered higher after solid results from Intel reinforced hopes for an economic recovery and a rebound in technology spending.
As the weak-consumer trend continues, some of these discounters are going to keep performing well, said Dana Telsey, chief research officer and retail analyst at Telsey Advisory Group.
With earnings season now officially underway, investors are sifting through Alcoa earnings trying to determine what they signal for the weeks that lie ahead.
The Dow fell for the fourth day after the Federal Reserve reiterated concerns about the economic outlook at the end of its policy meeting.
Consumer discretionary stocks surged in the first half of 2009, and retail analysts Kimberly Greenberger of Citi, and Charles Grom of JPMorgan, discussed what's in store for the sector in the second half of the year.
Plus, get calls on President Obama's stimulus spending, fast food, the Paris Air Show and more.
An upbeat view on banks and higher oil prices drove both the Dow and S&P higher on Thursday.
Stocks barreled higher Tuesday as consumer confidence hit its highest level in eight months and a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.
Stocks recovered from a lower start Tuesday as consumer confidence hit its highest level in eight months and a broker upgrade on Apple buoyed the Nasdaq.