Patrick McKeever, MKM Partners analyst, breaks down the big box retailer's fourth quarter numbers of $1.65 ex-items EPS vs. $1.48 estimates, on revenues of $22.73 billion.
The discount retail chain reported quarterly earnings and revenue that topped Wall Street's expectations for the holiday quarter, despite heavy discounting and consumer caution.
Volatility calmed down Tuesday but brace yourself: Pros say bigger gyrations could be the norm for the next few weeks as investors watch what's going on in Washington and Europe.
CNBC's Josh Lipton looks at three stocks investors should keep their eye on tomorrow. Today, it's Priceline.com, Apple ahead of tomorrow's shareholder meeting, and retail giant Target.
Retail earnings due out Wednesday will give the market a sense of what's going on among discount shoppers. Wall Street will get the fourth-quarter earnings reports from discounters Target, Dollar Tree and TJX as well as department store JCPenney.
Two banks owned by tycoons associated with Myanmar's former military regime will start to do business with U.S. companies and investors in the latest reward for the country's rapid political transformation.
Washington's budget debate could stir up new anxieties as markets head into March, even with expected reassurances about Fed policy from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke in the week ahead. Europe could also come back into play in the coming week, as currency traders are focused on the outcome of the Italian election.
Next week is the biggest one of the earnings season for the retailers. While each will have different nuances, and wrap up the key holiday quarter, Wall Street will be focused on the sales forecast for the current quarter.
Charge a fee to use your credit card? It's legal for merchants to do that, unless barred by state law. Ten states already ban such surcharges and more may join the list. The legislatures in 11 other states are currently considering bills that would prevent these so-called "check out" fees.
Stocks pared their losses in the final hour of trading Thursday to close off their lows, with the S&P 500 clawing back above the widely-watched 1,500 level.
Best Buy shares are up nearly 47 percent so far this year, making the stock the second best performer in the S&P 500 behind Netflix shares' 110-percent gain, but analyst upgrades Tuesday suggest the stock may have even more room to run.
Can the markets keep advancing? This was the big issue on my emails over the long weekend.
British fashion mogul Sir Philip Green plans to open 10 more Topshop stores in the U.S. within 2.5 years after launching its first Californian branch last week.
Stocks recovered from their lows Friday to close narrowly mixed, but the S&P 500 managed to pull off its seventh-straight week higher.
Wal-Mart shares fell Friday, dragging on the retailer sector, after an internal company email, in which an executive said February sales were a "total disaster" so far, leaked out.
Bulls say Amazon is a future growth story but the growth rate is slowing, too.
For the first time, Sports Illustrated has chosen a Target "Xhilaration" brand swimsuit for model Jessica Perez to wear in photos taken in Chile, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
In the company's first designer collection after its Neiman Marcus collaboration disappointed analysts, Target has already sold out of several items online while also avoiding the website crashes that have plagued past successful launches.
For the first time, Sports Illustrated has chosen a Target swimsuit as part of the models' wardrobe for its iconic swimsuit edition.
The 2013 "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue hits the newsstands today, and one retailer is hoping to put the dream of some to look a little like Kate Upton a bit more in reach, reports CNBC's Courtney Reagan.