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The following economic reports will be issued in Washington, unless otherwise noted:. TUESDAY: Labor Department releases Consumer Price Index for October, 8:30 a.m.; Federal Reserve releases industrial production for October, 9:15 a.m.; National Association of Home Builders releases housing market index for November, 10 a.m.. THURSDAY: Labor Department...
Target, Best Buy, Toys R Us, Sears, Belk, Macy's, Staples and J.C. Penney also will be open on Thanksgiving Day.
Bargain-hungry shoppers will once again be able to scoop up Black Friday deals at Macy's shortly after they finish their turkey dinner.
"Fast Money" traders looked for where consumers may be spending their money, including Home Depot, Starbucks and McDonald's.
Several retailers have taken an early stand against Thanksgiving Day openings.
New York hardware stores are seeing a jump in storm supply sales as many residents prepare for the possibility of Hurricane Joaquin's arrival.
The high-grade bond market is springing back to life as corporations race to issue new debt and get out in front of a possible Fed interest rate hike.
You shouldn't expect to make any easy money by investing in home improvement companies before hurricanes.
With hurricane season off to a record start, is your small business equipped to handle the next major storm?
NEW YORK, Aug 24- U.S. housing stocks, which have been a bright spot in this year's market, were among the hardest hit in Monday's selloff. KB Home sank 6.8 percent to $14.01, while Lennar fell 6.3 percent to $50.08 and PulteGroup dropped 6.3 percent to $19.62, leading losses among home builders. "When you get this sharp of a decline, people start to worry about...
NEW YORK, Aug 24- U.S. housing stocks, which have been a bright spot in this year's market, were among the hardest hit in Monday's selloff. Among home builders, PulteGroup sank 5.7 percent to $19.74 and KB Home tumbled 5.6 percent to $14.19, suffering the biggest losses. "When you get this sharp of a decline, people start to worry about downpayments and a reassessments of...
The American consumer has changed, and that's having a profound effect on where people are choosing to spend their money.
U.S. stocks closed lower after the Federal Reserve's minutes were released, while China and oil prices weighed.
*Profit $1.20/ share vs est. Aug 19- Lowe's Cos Inc reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit, hurt by higher costs and taxes, and the No.2 U.S. home improvement chain posted its slowest growth in same-store sales in five quarters. Demand was low also for exterior improvement items due to heavy rain in parts of the United States, analysts said.
Target delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that beat expectations. "They are refocusing on the core business," retail analyst Joseph Feldman says.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a lower open on Wednesday, with investors on edge before the release of the Fed's minutes from its July meeting.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
U.S. stock futures were under pressure this morning, after the Dow snapped a three-session winning streak Tuesday.
Lowe's delivered quarterly earnings that fell short of analysts' expectations on Wednesday.