Staples Inc


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    Stocks shot higher Wednesday after a better-than-expected reading on the services sector.

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    Stocks declined Tuesday, with financials taking a beating after news of more fallout from the subprime mess at Citigroup. Energy stocks also fell as oil prices receded.

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    Stocks declined Tuesday after dismal corporate news about Intel and Citigroup.

  • Stocks Slide After Intel, Citi News Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 10:32 AM ET

    U.S. stock index futures pointed lower Tuesday, with no major data expected and with corporate news adding to investors' gloomy mood.

  • Earnings Estimates--Lowering Shows Weakness Ahead Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 9:41 AM ET

    Any way you look at it, the main story today is lowering earnings estimates. Whether you look at Merrill slashing Citi's estimates, or Intel cutting its gross margin forecast, or downbeat comments from Barnes and Noble and Staples, the implications of the commentary on these companies is that things are not improving and, in some cases, weakness may continue into the second half of the year.

  • Staples Shares Slip on Lowered Forecast Tuesday, 4 Mar 2008 | 9:33 AM ET
    Staples Store

    Staples Tuesday said its quarterly profit was roughly flat as international sales helped offset a slowdown in North American stores, but the No. 1 office retailer lowered its full-year outlook, citing a weak economic climate.

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    It's clear that Michael Dell's honeymoon period is over, and that investors are looking for tangible results from the turnaround strategy he has implemented since returning to his namesake company as CEO. The question though is whether this is merely a dead-cat bounce, or whether Dell is truly beginning to turn things around.

  • Inflation-Proof Investments Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 4:20 PM ET

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  • Stocks Snap Three-Day Losing Streak Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Wednesday as H-P earnings inspired investors to think long term.

  • CPI Pushes Stocks Lower; H-P Jumps Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 10:47 AM ET

    Stocks opened lower Wednesday after a report on consumer prices raised concerns -- in an already jittery market -- about the Federal Reserve's reaction.

  • Asia Weak, Commodities Taking A "Break" Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 10:29 AM ET

    Asia is weaker (Japan down over 3 percent). Some chatter about a unit of KR asking for restructuring of billions of dollars in short-term debt, reported overnight by the Wall Street Journal in Tokyo. Commodities--including energy, base and precious metals--taking a breather this morning.

  • Staples in 2.5 Billion Euro Offer For Corp. Express Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:48 PM ET

    U.S. office goods supplier Staples proposed a 7.25 euros per share cash offer for Dutch peer Corporate Express, valuing it at around 2.5 billion euros ($3.7 billion) and sending its shares soaring.

  • OfficeMax Shares Surge After Profit Tops Estimates Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:20 PM ET
    Office Max

    OfficeMax posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit Tuesday, helped by cost-cutting measures amid declining sales, and its shares rose more than 11 percent.

  • Euro Stocks End Higher, Banks Recover Tuesday, 19 Feb 2008 | 12:05 PM ET

    European stocks closed slightly higher Tuesday, but off their earlier levels after a rally in banking stocks lost momentum in the run-up to the market close.

  • Corporate Express Reports Increase in US Sales Thursday, 7 Feb 2008 | 5:45 AM ET

    Dutch office goods supplier Corporate Express reversed falling sales in its key U.S. market, sending its shares up as much as 10 percent and bolstering its defence against hedge funds pushing for a sale.

  • Corporate Express Denies Buyout Talks with Staples Tuesday, 5 Feb 2008 | 6:55 AM ET

    Dutch office supplies firm Corporate Express said Tuesday it was not in talks to be bought by U.S. rival Staples, denying a newspaper report and halving a sharp rise in its shares.

  • Stop Trading!: Navigate with Magellan Monday, 14 Jan 2008 | 3:37 PM ET

    The Magellan Fund's focus on tech and energy is "so right" for this environment, Cramer says.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Five-Star Manager Finds Choice Stocks in China Wednesday, 19 Dec 2007 | 12:50 PM ET

    China is doing a lot of investing in America, and there's a five-star fund manager with a couple of ideas for American investors -- in China.

  • Stocks Close Higher, Led by Financials Tuesday, 27 Nov 2007 | 4:07 PM ET

    Stocks closed sharply higher after a rebound by the battered financial sector spread across the entire market.