Despite worries that bank contagion could spread throughout Europe in another banking crisis, the financial sector ETF has dropped only 1.5 percent over the past week and a half. However, the effect of Cyprus could certainly been seen in the credit market.
Take a look at some of Tuesday's midday movers:
Royal baby's not here but some retailers are already lucking out. Who they are and why.
Looking to play the consumer comeback? Look at higher-end retail stocks says JPMorgan's retail analyst.
Despite economic headwinds and uncertainty in Washington, US consumers are rocketing ahead, leading analysts to revisit their GDP forecasts for the first quarter.
Twitter's president of global revenue, Adam Bain, said he's seeing a surge of ads surrounding marketing initiatives here.
What small and mid-size companies can learn from Ron Johnson's fumbled leadership at JC Penney.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
J.C. Penney agreed on Thursday not to sell products designed by Martha Stewart in categories deemed exclusive to Macy's before a court date in April. The case was postponed due to scheduling conflicts.
Stocks finished higher Thursday, with the Dow posting fresh all-time highs for the third-straight day, following an upbeat weekly jobless claims report and ahead of the widely-watched monthly government jobs data.
The annual South by Southwest Interactive festival, which begins on Friday, is anticipated to be bigger than ever this year. About 25,000 people are expected to attend.
Despite poor weather and consumer spending headwinds, retail same-store sales gained momentum as February progressed. Still, one analyst sees a challenging environment.
After a difficult January, when shoppers first felt the effect of a payroll tax hike that lowered take-home pay by 2 percent, some retailers got a little relief in February from growing employment and a rising stock market.
As the courtroom battle between department stores Macy's and J.C. Penney continues, Martha Stewart will win no matter what, said the former chairman of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
Martha Stewart explains 'It's terribly important that we don't lose' regarding her Macy's/ J.C. Penney trial during an interview with the Today Show Wednesday morning, NBC News reports.
Home diva Martha Stewart testified in court that she did nothing wrong when she signed an agreement to open up shops within J.C. Penney stores.
Profits must come through public confidence, and public confidence is given to any merchant in proportion to the service which he gives to the public.
Although consumers' paychecks got a bit lighter this year when the 2 percent payroll tax cut expired, Wall Street analysts see reason to remain bullish on defensive retailers.
J.C. Penney CEO, Ron Johnson, was aware that striking a deal with Martha Stewart would potentially create a conflict with rival Macy's.
J.C. Penney delivered the latest dismal retail news, reporting a much larger-than-expected loss as same-store sales fell 32 percent. Shares skidded after-hours.