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Stocks retreated Monday afternoon as a China-fueled rally petered out. Alcoa was still up sharply.
If executives were actually worried about a double-dip recession, then why are they starting to increase dividends?
Confidence is returning quickly to U.S. consumers, said Bruce Rockowitz, president of Li & Fung, one of the world's largest suppliers for major brands and retailers.
The company and the Consumer Product Safety Commission say no injuries have been reported yet but urge consumers to stop using the belts and return them for a full refund through the voluntary recall program
Something investors in Amazon must be asking themselves: Has the Apple iPad caused the Kindle to rapidly fall into obsolescence and, if so, how will that impact the company’s second quarter results?
Recent college grads are facing a tough job market again this year, but some companies and organizations plan to hire a good amount of entry-level workers in 2010.
It’s only a matter of time, Cramer says.
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By Friday's close the S&P had fallen below 1,070, a level which had been considered support. How much farther is the S&P going to fall?
In the wake of lackluster same-store sales results, should you put any retailers on your radar?
Stocks eked out a gain after some late-session turbulence, led by techs. Energy stocks rebounded from the bottom of the pack to the No. 2 behind tech. Financials ended lower.
Stocks turned lower on Thursday, led by energy and financials, amid the strengthening dollar and a pair of credit downgrades on BP. Techs were among the best performers.
Stocks pared their gains Thursday after a report showed the services sector grew for a fifth straight month but wasn't a blowout number. Stocks had opened higher after a pair of encouraging employment reports.
Poor weather in early May and a still cautious consumer translated into a mixed bag for retailers in May, underscoring the fragile state of the economic recovery at this stage.
Markets are already looking ahead to Friday's jobs report, and for that reason, even more weight than usual will be given to Thursday's weekly jobless claims and ADP's private sector jobs data.
Stocks logged their third best day of the year Wednesday, led by energy and financials, as investors grabbed bargain shares beaten down in the prior session's selloff. A report showing pending-home sales hit a six-month high gave the market an extra boost.
Stocks remained higher Wednesday, led by energy and financials, as investors grabbed bargain shares beaten down in the prior session's selloff. A report showing pending-home sales hit a six-month high gave the market an extra boost.
Stocks bounced back Wednesday, led by energy and financials. A report showing pending-home sales hit a six-month high gave the market an extra boost.
With women growing tired of their over-worn wardrobes and the economy slowly ticking higher, sales of fashion accessories rose 17 percent in the first quarter, after ending the year 10 percent lower in 2009, according to an industry study.
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