Satellite imagery, used to track traffic at the parking lots of Wal-Mart stores, contributed to UBS's downgrade of the retailer's stock, retail analyst Neil Currie told CNBC Thursday.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Feb. 10.
Sure, Coca-Cola's stock price has put PespiCo.'s to shame in recent months. And the iconic beverage company has recently trumpeted its market share gains on its longtime soda pop rival in the carbonated beverage market, too.
Stocks ended mixed with the Dow snapping an eight-day winning streak as weak tech earnings weighed on the market. But hopes for a possible resolution to the political unrest in Egypt lifted equities off their intraday lows.
Stocks remained moderately lower Thursday, but hopes for a possible resolution in Egypt to the political unrest helped equities pare earlier losses.
Stocks shaved earlier losses to trade mixed Thursday after news that Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak will step down and as investors saw the weakness as a buying opportunity.
The dollar is stronger today, and very quietly, the Dollar Index is right near a 2-week high. However, it still remains far off its highs hit back at the beginning January.
Stocks were set to open lower Thursday as a batch of weak earnings reports overshadowed the stronger-than-expected weekly jobless claims news.
Stocks pared their losses in the final minutes of trading to end mixed Wednesday, with the Dow finishing higher for an eighth-straight session.
The ag trade has been on fire lately but with some grains trading at 30-year highs, is it time to take profits? Or is there plenty of upside?
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
RBC Capital Markets reveals which financial institutions could soon up their dividend. The "Fast Money" traders weigh in.
At $100,000 per second, Super Bowl ads are already expensive. But the success of spots like Doritos and Pepsi Max this year proves that the big guys don't have to pay ad firms to make the ads. Simply hold a contest and crowdsource it.
Ad creator J. R. Burningham told CNBC Monday that he spent $500 to create the Doritos “Pug Attack” commercial that tied for Number 1 on USA Today’s Super Bowl Ad Meter.
"Equities markets, as far as geopolitical events are concerned, tend to price them in and tend to move on," says one equities strategist. "I do not think the risk is over and done with, but the risk looks smaller today than it did."
The "Mad Money" host reveals which earnings he plans to monitor in the days to come.
When push comes to shove, Doug Kass can’t put that bear suit away in the closet. At least not yet. He just can’t shake 3 big concerns.
This Sunday's Super Bowl could draw the highest ratings of any game, and it could also break records as the biggest advertising event ever.
Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.
It appears so, says one ad industry expert. “It makes sense that the share price would go up because its driven by people’s belief in that company having momentum, being aggressive, and taking their marketing seriously," says one ad industry executive.