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Mid-afternoon trading: fairly broad advance developing, with retail, transports, and banks leading the way. Weakness in semis really preventing techs from breaking out. Retail sales. The good news: you can't deny that consumer spending picked up. What do retailers do from here?
This sector right now is on fire. And whether it’s the return of the M&A market, a newly confident consumer or a visionary CEO, there are plenty of ways to play it.
This week Cramer will offer his top five plays on this soon-to-be-resurgent state.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, March 18
In today's trading session, a total of 103 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
In today's trading session, a total of 76 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
In today's trading session, a total of 74 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Plus, get calls on utilities, green stocks, retail and more.
In today's trading session, a total of 65 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
U.S. retailers posted their best monthly sales performance in February since just before the recession started in 2007, as leaner inventories resulted in more sales at full price. Brian Tunick, managing director and specialty retail analyst at JPMorgan said he sees consumers continuing to make a comeback.
Greece will sell about 5 billion euros of 10 year bonds (at about a 6.3 percent yield) — it is well oversubscribed. They need to refinance up to 23 billion euros of maturing debt coming in the Apr/May time frame. 2. Retail sales for February have topped expectations. 3. Wal-Mart increased its dividend to $1.21 from $1.09 per year. Over 60 companies in the S&P 500 have increased their dividend since the start of the year. 4. A bankruptcy judge gave the management of General Growth Properties won a four month extension to keep control of the bankruptcy restructuring.
Expectations very low for February, given the huge snowstorms in the Northeast. But analysts who actually bother to call around to the stores (there's still a few who do real research) are generally reporting that sales are a bit better than exepected.
Markets were mostly flat after a higher opening on Monday, as investors sold energy and materials stocks. How should investors be positioned? Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds and Dan Veru, Palisade executive vice president and CO-CIO of Capital Management shared their insights.
The more people who go on vacation, the more money this company can return to shareholders.
So far, that is. Read on for one of Cramer's retail favorites right now.
Amid Thursday's carnage, the Fast Money traders have spotted a few buying opportunities. Following are stocks they'd snap up in this down tape.
New data from SpendingPulse suggests Thursday's same-store sales numbers might surprise, pleasantly. How should you be positioned?
Early signs are showing that retailers had a happy holiday, but investors should remember that there are still five critical weeks left in the holiday quarter for many retailers.
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 tumbled Thursday after an analyst downgrade on the chip sector and gains in the dollar. Intel, Alcoa and GE were the Dow's biggest losers.