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As their margins begin to recover and shoppers start loosening their discretionary budgets, experts said retailers need to focus more on customer service initiatives to win consumers over.
Stocks struggled on Friday after being higher this morning on a solid consumer-sentiment data and a deal on aid for Greece. How should investors prepare their portfolios for next week? David Stepherson, senior portfolio manager at Hardesty Capital Management and Robert Pavlik, chief market strategist at Banyan Partners shared their best plays.
The Dow rose on Tuesday, continuing a winning streak in the last nine out of 10 trading days. How should investors be positioned and where are the best sectors to invest? Bob Doll, vice chairman and chief equity strategist at BlackRock shared his insights.
Plus, Cramer takes issue with Goldman Sachs and its conviction-sell list.
There may be fewer frills on Easter bonnets, but more spending on jelly beans, flavored marshmallows, and other goodies, according to a survey conducted by the National Retail Federation, which predicts consumers will spend more on Easter.
Wal-Mart is lacing up the gloves in the fight to win the modern day price war in food retail in 2010, according to one industry analyst.
Hate cutting coupons? Well, take heed, Target now offers scannable coupons via your mobile device that cut the paper out of cutting prices.
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Now is the time in the product cycle to consider this stock, Cramer says.
Evidently Christmas came very, very early for retailers this year – in February!
The market was helped by unexpectedly strong retail sales, and the Fast Money gang has the stories you need to know in order to make the right trades in this market.
Don’t sacrifice cash for flash, the Mad Money host says.
Shoppers will soon be able to stand outside the designer Norma Kamali’s boutique in Manhattan, point a phone at merchandise in the window and buy it — even late at night when the store is closed.
The country's on track for the snowiest February in 115 years, which means business, is anything but usual.
5 stocks have emerged as hedge fund favorites. Shouldn't they be on your radar, too?
Hedge Funds are taking off risk and preparing for a long stock-picking slog this year, according to a Goldman Sachs report which gives one of the clearest inside looks into the secretive industry.
Stocks suffered their biggest decline in three weeks Tuesday as a sharp drop in consumer confidence rattled the market.
Stocks opened lower Tuesday after an unexpected drop in German business confidence but the Dow soon rebounded, led by Home Depot after the company's earnings beat.
A very disappointing consumer confidence report weighed on stocks this morning. The Conference Board revealed its consumer confidence index hit a 10-month low, falling to 46 in February — much lower than the 55 level economists had been expecting. Additionally, consumers’ 6-month outlook on business and employment conditions worsened.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.