Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers.» Read More
Dec 10- AutoZone Inc, the largest U.S. auto parts retailer, reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as it focuses on its fast-growing business that sells to auto repair chains to offset weakness in its main do-it-yourself market.
NEW YORK, Dec 6- Consumers have feasted on discounts this holiday season, but it means thinner profit margins for retailers from Wal-Mart Stores Inc to Neiman Marcus, and car makers, a red flag for investors who have ridden a sector rally all year.
Oct 16- Advance Auto Parts Inc will buy 1,418 outlets of the Carquest chain to boost its auto repair operations to complement its car parts business, sending its shares up as much as 20 percent to a record high.
Tesla Motors continues to ride a wave of good news as it will join the Nasdaq 100, which is a listing of the 100 largest nonfinancial companies on the exchange, on July 15.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
U.S. markets were up overnight on optimism that a "fiscal cliff" deal might be possible. We'll see.
If you're a current O'Reilly Automotive investor, Wednesday's guidance update must have felt like a fan belt broke on a lonely stretch of highway on a Sunday night without cellphone service.
Following are Wednesday's Pops & Drops. Find out what’s going up, what’s going down and whether our traders would double down, fade or run in the other direction!
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
Apple to invest $1 billion in Reno, Nevada; President Obama picks up support in swing states; SEC and Phil Falcone set for showdown and Saba’s Weinstein exits JPMorgan bets.
Private-equity firm The Gores Group may hit the brakes on its $15 a share buyout of Pep Boys—Manny Moe & Jack, as the auto parts and repair giant slipped to a loss in the fourth quarter of 2011, and reported weaker-than-forecast preliminary first quarter earnings on Tuesday.
Further increase in gasoline prices may force Americans to cut spending, and in turn may hurt consumer-related stocks, says a new report from Barclays Capital.
In the constant chase for higher returns in the broader market, is it time to put on low-beta trades?
Technology stocks have been gaining momentum in 2012, up eight of the last nine weeks. However, over the last 12 months, consumer discretionary and health care companies have really powered the rally.
Brick-and-mortar retailers in electronics and home furnishings face growing pressure as online giant Amazon grows in those areas.
America’s cars are getting older. And that’s good news for both auto supply chains and car dealerships, Phil LeBeau, CNBC Auto Reporter, told Squawk Box.
The countdown to the best CEOs of 2011.
Using research from Morningstar and S&P Capital IQ data, TheStreet.com has picked seven funds that could help investors get healthy returns with a minimal amount of risk to their capital along with a few of their top individual holdings.