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U.S. stock index futures pared their losses Wednesday after a report on consumer prices.
The financial sector will be at the crux of market worries Wednesday, as the U.S. Senate moves closer to a vote on banking reform and German regulators explain their surprise move to ban naked short-selling on a group of bank stocks and sovereign debt.
The growth in private-label, or store-brand, grocery items will continue across most categories even as the U.S. economy rebounds as consumers have found the quality has greatly improved compared to the traditional brand names.
The Dow tumbled over 100 points, or 1.1 percent, led by financials, as the dollar gained against the euro. Walmart was the lone gainer on the Dow. Oil ended below $70 for the first time this year.
Stocks continued to slide in choppy trading Tuesday as the dollar gained against the euro. Financials were the biggest drag after Germany issued a proposal to ban naked short-selling.
If you’re like Mike Khouw of Cantor Fitzgerald and think the consumer is weak, you might want to trade like him with this options play!
The Dow has seen 11 triple-digit moves in the last 14 trading sessions. Should investors expect another volatile trading session ahead? Mike Holland, chairman of Holland & Company, and Joseph Quinlan, chief market strategist at U.S. Trust, shared their market outlooks.
Karen Katz has just been named president and chief executive officer of The Neiman Marcus Group, a title she insisted she wasn't after when she started with the luxury retailer in 1985. Katz talks about her career and the outlook for luxury retail.
The retailer, which has more than 6,200 stores nationwide, is a gathering spot for players, who flock there when big games are released. It has withstood numerous attempts by big box stores to encroach on the most profitable parts of its business model.
The latest batch of retail sales reports underscore that economic recovery doesn't happen overnight. Still, despite these disappointments, the results marked the eighth consecutive month that retailers logged same-store sales increases.
This is is the probably the toughest week of the year for active traders. Why? We've seen a huge increase in volatility and volume but it’s been around events so big (Greece, Spain, future of the euro) that traders have no idea — or strong opinion — on how it will play out.
Stocks were hammered Tuesday, logging their worst decline in months amid worries that the European debt crisis will spread and that Spain might be the next to need a bailout.
This trend is driving the markets right now.
The Dow plunged more than 200 points Tuesday as the dollar rallied against the euro amid worries about the European debt crisis.
Attorneys who specialize in video game law say they do not expect the Supreme Court to rule that video games are not considered a form of free speech. Rather, Justices seem more interested in determining whether there are factors that necessitate regulating sales in the industry.
The bulls may have a battle on their hands Friday, after Microsoft and Amazon shares slipped in extended trade after earnings. What must you know?
The company is facing increasing pressure from publishers, and lots of competition from a slew of e-readers on the market, and many, many more that are headed to market, not the least of which are devices from Apple and Sony .
Considering the President just scolded the Street for pushing the nation into recession, why are financials inching higher?
Companies are still searching for a successful marketing strategy for social media. Here's what Best Buy, Hot Topic, Target and The Gap are doing.
After closing not far from the lows on Friday, the S&P 500 closed at its high yesterday and is sitting just off the highs for the day as of this writing. Volume is again trending toward the heavy side.