Not many retailers still report monthly same store sales, but among the few that do, the results for March are a bit disappointing.» Read More
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Canadian Solar and American Express popped while Sunoco and Alcoa dropped.
Retailers reported disappointing sales in July, a sign that consumers are continuing to watch their spending carefully and hunting for the best bargains.
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As CIT works to avoid bankruptcy, many who track the retail industry are concerned that CIT's troubles will set off a chain reaction that will leave retailers in the lurch during the critical holiday season.
The S&P edged higher on Thursday with investors rotating into beaten down energy names and financials and out of consumer staples and pharma.
Monthly chain store sales came out this morning. See which companies did well and which did not...
Stock futures are up modestly on better-than-expected jobless claims data and Alcoa’s smaller-than-expected loss.
Commodities and commodity stocks remain under pressure as the dollar firms and traders continue to take profits. The dollar is firmer again as now Russia (third largest holder of dollars) affirmed the supremacy of the dollar, saying they will not "significantly" change the structure of its reserves.
It’s bathing suit time. Considering almost no one likes how they look nearly naked, what’s the trade?
One of the most important economic indicators for the stock market, comes out Friday before the bell. And traders are taking their position now!
Futures weakened a bit as initial jobless claims came in slightly higher than consensus.
Stocks start Wednesday in what could be a low volume walk up to the three-day Memorial Day weekend. With the absence of much other news, traders this week have been looking over their shoulders at the credit markets, where a rush of new debt issuance is flashing positive signs for the economy.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of American Express and Dendreon popped while Boeing and Exxon Mobil dropped.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This retailer has made a name for building up different clothing brands such as Lane Bryant and Structure. It has also mastered the art of lingerie, with its popular Victoria’s Secret intimate apparel. But even owners of the ‘angels’ don’t always give investors heavenly returns, as the stock plunged on a downgrade at Citi. Who is it?
Wal-Mart stores says U.S. same-store sales rose 1.4 percent in March as consumers continued to hunt for bargains and bought necessities, such as groceries. But the results are below Wall Street expectations.
The NCAA doesn't have a monopoly on the Final Four. Lazard Capital Markets has issued its list of the four top "buy-rated" stocks at the start of the second quarter. Lazard's director of research, Paul Noglows, revealed each of the four to CNBC and explained how they made the cut.
Between stocks rallying and recent dividend cuts by companies like GE and Alcoa, average dividend yields in the S&P 500 have fallen. Here are some of the details.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Yahoo and IBM popped while General Motors and Merck dropped.
Bernanke bounce or an Obama tumble? That was the question on the minds of traders about markets Wednesday, another day in which Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke testifies before a Congressional committee and after President Obama's Tuesday night speech on the state of the nation.
So, you forgot to buy flowers for Valentine’s Day. Nice going, slick. Well, lucky for you there’s a recession going on, which is offering a convenient excuse for getting out of just about anything from marriage proposals to being cheap on Valentine’s Day.