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With major retail names set to announce earnings this week, the sector will be a major focus of the market. Here are the names to watch from a top analyst.
Energy, infrastructure, tech, retail and more – the Mad Money host highlights his top picks.
The Fast Money crew likes Wal-Mart, even more so after a recent breakout from a triangle formation — a very bullish indicator for the retailer.
October retail sales. Now that all the analysts have finished opining to their clients, it's clear there's good and bad news about the direction of retail sales.
October retail sales generally positive, not as robust as last month, but we don't have the back to school stimulus that we had last month.
Don’t let the bears fool you out of this market.
Forget what the analysts say. Retail is making a comeback.
Stocks rose on Thursday after a surprise profit from Alcoa sent materials names higher and generated an overall feeling that earnings season had gotten off to a strong start.
Plus, could eBay save the Sunshine State from its housing collapse?
Home building stocks are recovering from their recent selloff as House Speaker Pelosi is discussing extending--and possibly expanding--the first time homebuyers tax credit. Congressman Rangel is also saying it should be extended.
Kohls vs. JC Penney: battle of the titans. Interesting backstory on the battle between mid-priced department stores.
A weak dollar and comments from Nancy Pelosi have the bulls on a tear. Are you positioned to profit?
As of 9:12 this morning, 100% of retailers tracked by Thomson Reuters have reported same store sales. Here is a breakdown of where things stand.
The SPDR S&P Retail has gained about 6% over the past month. As we head into same-store sales data, what should you expect when the numbers are released, Thursday?
Folks are starting to speculate about whether September chain-store sales can be seen as a barometer of how Christmas holiday sales will ring in. But there's another gauge that may influence tomorrow's monthly retail sales reports: the thermometer.
The technology sector has outperformed the retailers this year by almost 20 percent. Is there still upside potential or should investors start looking elsewhere? Rob Enderle, principal analyst of Enderle Group, and Patricia Edwards, CIO of Storehouse Partners, shared their investment strategies.
One big investor apparently thinks that JCPenney may rally in the next two weeks and is using options to leverage the move.
People are racing to get into this market because they’re afraid to be the last bear standing, said Dan Genter, president, CEO and CIO of RNC Genter Capital Management. He shared his views on where investors should be putting their money to work.
As another new fashion season debuts, against the chilliest retail climate in years, many believe this is not merely a difficult moment for high-end retail but a defining one as well.
The technicals point to a "head and shoulders" pattern and just about any way you look at these charts, the S&P looks to go to 1200.