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President Obama seeking to increase sharing between government agencies and the private sector to help improve cybersecurity.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top big-box retail companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Costco Wholesale Corp. rose$. 28 or. 2 percent, to $142.80. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. rose$. 28 or. 3 percent, to $90.30.
WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama said Tuesday that recent cyberthreats to Sony and the military's U.S. But an Associated Press review shows that some of his plans are retreads from years past. The White House is hoping a recent spate of cyberattacks and data breaches— including November's hacking at Sony Pictures Entertainment, which the administration...
The entry point you’ve been waiting for has arrived in one stock on "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer’s radar.
Macy's and J.C. Penney are only the latest retailers whittling down their square footage. It happens every January. Here's why.
Experts gave their takes on whether now is a big buying opportunity for investors in stocks, housing and oil.
Lower gas prices and better employment numbers could have been factors in better guidance from retailers.
In a first glimpse of how the season shaped up for major retailers, JC Penney Company Inc reported on Tuesday comparable store holiday sales growth of 3.7 percent, surprising investors and driving the struggling department store operator's stock up 16.6 percent. JC Penney would not comment on what impact gas prices had on its results. The impact is expected to...
Six months after the last five 50-percent drops in oil prices, the S&P 500 was up four of those times.
European debt yields keep dropping, the dollar is strengthening against the euro, and oil has not found a bottom yet.
Retail investors stayed bullish on stocks heading into the new year, and picked these names as their favorites.
SAN FRANCISCO/ CHICAGO, Jan 2- For top U.S. retailers, free delivery is now the norm. During the just-ended holiday season, outlets from Target to Wal-Mart to Amazon expanded their free-delivery options, adding more items eligible for free shipping. Shipping remains a key battleground in the escalating war between brick-and-mortar retailers and Amazon.com Inc,...
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Mobile phones will be the big battleground for hackers in 2015, security experts warned, after a year of major cyber breaches in top firms.
Here are five types of attacks that cybersecurity experts say will be cracking computers in 2015, NBC News reports.
A look at five trends that experts predict will shape the retail world in the coming year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 29- Major U.S. retailers including Target Corp and Toys' R Us have begun allowing shoppers to collect online purchases at their brick-and-mortar stores, but a study shows the option often saves little, if any, time over in-store shopping. It comes in response to competition from the No. 1 U.S. online retailer, Amazon.com Inc, which has streamlined...
Incoming Hudson's Bay CEO Storch said the Internet, value and luxury goods will be the most important retail themes of 2015.
Here are 6 things a merry holiday-shopping season says about the economy for 2015, says retail analyst Brian Sozzi.