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While the broader holiday sales picture isn't all merry and bright, for some retailers, that macro view really doesn't matter.
U.S. stocks closed higher Friday, helped by gains in retail stocks, as investors looked to central banker comments.
NEW YORK— Stocks that moved substantially or traded heavily Friday on the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Stock Market:. Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc., down $75.32 to $536.19. Depomed Inc., down 91 cents $18.48.
But there was a raft of stronger reports from retailers ranging from Abercrombie& Fitch to Foot Locker, and indexes that track retail shares have had a surge this week that has surpassed any in the past two years. Abercrombie& Fitch soared more than 27 percent in trading— its biggest one-day percentage gain in three years— after a shift in strategy helped double...
*Allergan up; unlikely to be hit by tax inversion rule. *Nike jumps on buyback; boosts Dow. The Dow Jones industrial average turned positive for the year, led by a 4.8 percent rise in Nike which announced a $12 billion share buyback and a 2- for-1 share split.
*Allergan rises; biggest influence on S&P. *Nike jumps on buyback; boosts Dow. The Dow Jones industrial average turned positive for the year, led by a 4.6 percent rise in Nike which announced a $12 billion share buyback and a 2- for-1 share split.
NEW YORK— The stock market closed out its best week of the year Friday as big gains by retailers and technology companies pushed major indexes higher. Stocks faded as Friday wore on, but they still finished higher. The index climbed Monday and Wednesday as the U.S. market didn't seem to be affected by a string of unsettling international events, including last...
*Nike jumps on buyback; biggest boost to Dow, S&P. Nov 20- U.S. stock indexes were higher on Friday, led by Dow component Nike, setting them on track for their best weekly performance since October. Nike's shares jumped 4.8 percent to $131.78 after the company announced a $12 billion share buyback and a 2- for-1 share split.
DUBLIN, Calif. _ Ross Stores Inc. on Thursday reported fiscal third-quarter profit of $215.7 million. Ross Stores expects full-year earnings to be $2.45 to $2.48 per share. Ross Stores shares have decreased 2 percent since the beginning of the year, while the Standard& Poor's 500 index has climbed 1 percent.
U.S. stock index futures indicated a flat to slightly higher open as traders eyed a host of speakers from the U.S. Federal Reserve.
Fed speakers Thursday should say just what the central bank discussed at its last meeting — a rate hike could be coming in December.
Nov 17- TJX Cos Inc, the owner of off-price chains TJ Maxx and Marshalls, reported a bigger-than-expected rise in quarterly comparable store sales as more bargain-hungry shoppers visited its stores for apparel, accessories and household goods. TJX also raised its comparable sales growth forecast for the year ending January, indicating healthy demand for the...
*Urban Outfitters, Dick's Sporting sink on weak results. Nov 17- Wall Street looked set to open higher on Tuesday as better-than-expected earnings from Wal-Mart and Home Depot allayed some concerns after last week's sharp selloff in retail stocks. Shares of Wal-Mart rose 1.8 percent to $58.90, while Home Depot was up 2.8 percent at $124.18 in premarket trading.
Retailers have been severely shaken this earnings season, but there might be an options play that could make you money.
Oil once more has the stock market over a barrel, and it will likely be a major focus for markets in the week ahead.
NEW YORK, Nov 6- Against the backdrop of a strengthening labor market, retailers are set to report earnings next week and could help the consumer sector regain the leadership lost to technology in the latest market rally. "The consumer should be feeling pretty good heading into the last couple of the months of the year," said Sean Lynch, co-head of global equity...
Jim Cramer thinks with winter fast approaching, money saved at the gas pump and heating bills will flow directly to this group.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Morgan Stanley issued a mea culpa Monday on a call to buy energy stocks made earlier this year, advising clients to cut losses and move on.