While stocks have generally moved higher, winning themes have emerged for the second half of the year.
The contract between shipping companies and unionized West Coast port workers is set to expire Monday at midnight.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Sick of trying to curate cosmetic products? A subscription to Birchbox—which sends samples of high-end beauty products—may be the answer.
J.C. Penney interfered with Macy's agreement with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, a New York judge ruled on Monday.
Lululemon stock hit three-year lows, but it could be worth holding on to, Citigroup analyst Oliver Chen says.
Lowe's is launching a simulation room that enables customers to view a 3-D representation of their renovation projects.
Urban Outfitters opened a 57,000-square-foot store in New York City, complete with a hair salon, coffee bar and record shop.
Former Bloomingdale's CEO Michael Gould said there's an underlying issue in retail: There's not enough risk-taking or newness.
J.C. Penney's high level of debt means it offers "very little value" for investors," Wells Fargo analyst Paul Lejuez said.
Wal-Mart's core consumer is facing stagnant wage growth and simply can't afford to spend on discretionary items.
India's new pro-growth leader is eliciting swoons from the investor class. How do investors play Bombay's market?
JC Penney reported a quarterly loss and revenue that beat analysts' expectations on Thursday.
U.S. stocks dipped on Wednesday, with the Dow and the S&P 500 coming off record highs.
Some of Wednesday's midday movers:
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a flat-to-lower open on Wednesday, with investors awaiting April inflation figures.
Wal-Mart is fast becoming a "fierce threat" to Amazon's dominance of online shopping, a leading retail analyst tells CNBC.
Macy's reported a decline in sales as a severe winter across parts of the United States deterred shoppers from visiting its department stores.
Investors are closely watching two reports this week to see whether a whiff of inflation is creeping into the economy.
The "Fast Money" traders share their final trades of the day.