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Best Buy beats on the top line but revenues fall short. Insight with Brian Nagel, Oppenheimer & Co., who says Best Buy plans to shut down 50 big box stores.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the story on a very important time for Home Depot as it unveils it's Spring Black Friday promotion.
When the 13th seeded Ohio Bobcats take on North Carolina tonight in the NCAA Tournament, the team is also playing the underdog role for its apparel sponsor, Russell Athletic.
Two supermarket chains said Thursday they will join the growing list of stores that will no longer sell beef that includes an additive with the unappetizing moniker "pink slime."
Stocks eased off their best levels in the final minutes of trading Monday but still managed to eke out a small gain, following a sharp rally from the previous week.
The Street is enamored with the old "sell in May and go away" philosophy; everyone seems poised for a sell-off, or at least a consolidation. Never mind that many of those spouting these clichés have lost a ton keeping their short positions on for the last couple months: The economy is just not improving the way everyone keeps saying, they insist, and dammit I am going to be right — at some point.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a weaker open on Monday as investors took a breather after strong gains last week.
On Friday, March 16, Apple's new 3G/4G-ready, Retina Display-equipped iPad will hit shelves at the company's retail locations in the U.S., Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Switzerland, the UK, Puerto Rico, and, finally, the U.S. Virgin Islands. Doors will open at 8 a.m. local time.
The first thing to know about the new iPad is that it's different. Not just different from the first iPad: different from other products on the market.
A lot of retailers are going to profit as J.C. Penney continues its turnaround, Morgan Stanley analyst Michelle Clark told CNBC Thursday.
In the constant chase for higher returns in the broader market, is it time to put on low-beta trades?
But being disconnected isn’t just a function of being poor. These days, it is also a reason some people stay poor. As the Internet has become an essential platform for job-hunting and furthering education, those without access are finding the basic tools for escaping poverty increasingly out of reach.
Retailers are reporting strong sales gains for February, as rising consumer confidence is helping consumers to feel more comfortable spending again.
U.S. stock index futures held their modest gains Thursday, after jobless claims declined in the previous week to hold near four-year lows.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
The Thomson Reuters Same Store Sales Index, which tracks the companies that will report monthly sales late Wednesday and early Thursday, is expected to rise 4.8 percent in February. That's on top of last February's 4.0 percent gain.
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Good results or bad — It won’t be long before retailers have to rip off the monthly same-store sales Band-Aid when the report comes out Thursday.
Drivers aren't the only group growing concerned as gas prices tick upwards. Most retailers and consumer discretionary businesses consider $4 gasoline the tipping point, where consumers begin to pull back on their discretionary spending. A look at how the retail sector has held up during recent gasoline price spikes.
As oil hit nine-month highs Thursday, “Fast Money” pro Tim Seymour took a longer view on the effects that would have in the consumer space.