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Markets overseas fell in Thursday trading, with China’s Shanghai Composite falling nearly 2 percent for its biggest drop in nearly 2 weeks. This came as China’s central bank made a surprising short-term tightening move by raising rates on its 3-month bills for the first time in over 4 months.
Stocks opened lower on Wall Street as a rising dollar pressures commodity prices and outweighed another round of positive news in the job market.
Another round of better-than-expected employment figures did little to assuage investors as stock futures pointed to a negative open for Wall Street.
A recovery is taking place right under the noses of both the pundits and the press.
As investors look for the retail sector to rebound in 2010, Jeff Klinefelter and Mitchell Kaiser, senior retail analysts at Piper Jaffray, shared their picks and pans for the New Year.
Gift cards are just so easy — so easy for dishonest employees to exploit, that is.
Is the market a tad giddy with good cheer? In other words, have investors priced in an economic recovery that's stronger than what we're seeing?
It seems stores are pushing the envelope in an effort to win as much business as possible this holiday season. How should you trade retail?
From Macy’s to Williams-Sonoma and Sears, retailers are tying more purchases to a worthy cause, banking on the premise that socially conscious buying is in and conspicuous consumption is out.
Retailers are celebrating their first real mobile marketing holiday this year with smartphone applications that they hope will help them ring in the New Year with a stronger mobile presence, but as this retail segment matures, apps might not be the best approach.
If the doorman at Bergdorf Goodman seems a little more cheerful than usual this holiday season, or a salesman at Prada or Hermès offers to find a pair of shoes in your size without rolling an eye, do not act so surprised. Retailers are being extra nice, and not just to the regulars. The NYT explains.
Retail Web sites have bumped back deadlines and offer free express shipping after weekend snowstorms kept holiday shoppers home in large areas of the East Coast.
With both Visa and Mastercard trading near 52-week highs, how should you play credit cards?
Investors are closely watching the 5-day financial forecast with a wicked winter storm threatening to bring parts of the Northeast to a standstill.
Dreaming of a white Christmas? If you are in the Northeast, you just might get your wish. Weather forecasters are calling for a a major snowstorm to start in Virginia on Friday and head up the coast to New England by Sunday. What does this mean for retailers?
There’s only a few days left to find that perfect gift this holiday season, but with the help of an iPhone, all you may need is a few minutes.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Shares of Macy's pulled back yesterday after rallying for two weeks, but the department-store chain saw upside option activity after a positive analyst report.
So, this year, instead of buying your kid the hottest toy that's going to make her friends drool, consider giving the gift that could keep on giving – stocks!
If you carry a balance on store-brand cards or if you miss a payment on your no-interest purchase, you can end up wiping out those initial savings, and then some, the NY Times reports.