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With data from ThomsonReuters, we took a look at which stocks have consensus estimates farthest above their stock prices (as of market close on 12/4/09).
By all accounts, the holiday season appears to be off to a robust start, with lines longer and carts fuller than a year ago, but a key question remains: What will happen after the holiday madness fades?
Stocks closed sharply lower, led by a selloff of financial shares.
Both the Dow and S&P closed lower on Thursday with selling accelerating into the close largely due to jitters about Friday’s jobs report.
Goldman Sachs may be the canary in the coal mine. And it looks like it’s breaking support. What must you know to trade this market?
Stocks opened mildly positive as a continued decline in weekly jobless claims help brighten hopes that the decline in the economy was abating—but surprisingly weak retail sales numbers tempered the enthusiasm.
Uh-oh, looks like big sales are coming. November Retail comp store sales are disappointing. RetailMetrics started off the month estimating gains of 2.6 percent for November compared to the same period last year, but by the end of the month it was down to 2.2 percent, and the final numbers may be even worse. It looks like about 75 percent are missing expectations; normally 60 percent beat expectations. Ugh!
Though Friday's November employment report is the most widely anticipated economic release of the week, Thursday's news docket is so full that investors may not spend much time thinking about those jobs numbers.
Stocks kicked off December with a rally Tuesday as Dubai fears subsided and the dollar retreated, pushing gold to a new record above $1,200 an ounce. The Dow gained 1.2 percent to close at its highest level since Oct. 2008.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Last Friday — known as "Black Friday" — kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season. Charles Grom, retail analyst at JPMorgan, shared his views on the strength of the retail sector.
Stocks rallied at the beginning of the week, then sold off on Dubai worries Friday, leaving the Dow within 10 points of where it started the week.
Stocks pared their losses Friday, after a sharp drop at the open amid worries about Dubai defaulting on its debt.
US markets are bracing for a shakeup Friday after investors fled risk assets globally on concerns about Dubai's debt rescheduling.
To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list who's offering the sharpest discounts and everything else you needs to know to trade retail this holiday season.
Black Friday deals may not be as good as they once were as the day evolves into more of a marketing event, but that doesn't stop some shoppers from venturing out.
Shopping can be so chaotic this time of year, even when you're buying stocks. So to make things a little easier we’ve compiled all our favorite retail plays!
They looked like hot stocks. So how are the traders playing JPMorgan, Whirlpool and more now that they’ve been burned?
We keep talking about consumers. I decided to talk to them, instead. Specifically, consumers who've seen their incomes take a nosedive. Where are they shopping this holiday season? How much do they plan to spend?