Target will hire 70,000 seasonal workers this holiday, Wal-Mart 60,000 and J.C. Penney 35,000.» Read More
If concerns about Dubai are overblown, are banks oversold? Is the dip a buying opportunity?
Last Friday — known as "Black Friday" — kicked off the start of the holiday shopping season. Charles Grom, retail analyst at JPMorgan, shared his views on the strength of the retail sector.
Stocks retreated Monday as investors sorted through Dubai and retail news. Industrials and Home Depot were the biggest drags on the Dow. Financials gained.
Stocks rallied at the beginning of the week, then sold off on Dubai worries Friday, leaving the Dow within 10 points of where it started the week.
Stocks pared their losses Friday, after a sharp drop at the open amid worries about Dubai defaulting on its debt.
To make things a little easier, we’ve compiled a list who's offering the sharpest discounts and everything else you needs to know to trade retail this holiday season.
If Black Friday makes drool, this Cyber Monday may make you absolutely foam at the mouth!
Shopping can be so chaotic this time of year, even when you're buying stocks. So to make things a little easier we’ve compiled all our favorite retail plays!
In order to experience the madness of the holiday shopping season, one author wanted to experience for himself what it's like to see the American consumer in action when greed sometimes replaces need - so he got a job at Target as a floor walker.
Here’s what the analysts and short sellers don’t know.
The traders are carefully watching the action in gold after the precious metal hit a record high on Monday. It's a helium balloon, says Steve Grasso.
In recent years, the biggest story of Thanksgiving week has been “Black Friday.” That’s the unofficial start of the holiday shopping season when crazy people line up at crazy hours to go into stores that open at crazy hours to take advantage of crazy discounts.
With nightmares of Christmas 2008 markdowns dancing in their heads, retailers have slashed inventories to some of the leanest levels in recent memory.
We keep talking about consumers. I decided to talk to them, instead. Specifically, consumers who've seen their incomes take a nosedive. Where are they shopping this holiday season? How much do they plan to spend?
Plus, get calls on tech, natural gas and more.
Plus, get Cramer’s calls on the shippers, the semis and Goldman Sachs.
Fast Money trader Joe Terranova says there's only one commodity trade to have on right now. What is it?
S&P 500 futures drop a few points as October Housing Starts and Permits were a bit below expectations, while the Consumer Price Index was a bit hotter than expected.
Stocks declined Tuesday, led by retailers, after weak outlooks from Home Depot and Target. Plus, investors were parsing a slew of Fed comments.