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  • Hunt for Value Leads Shoppers to the Outlets Tuesday, 12 Jul 2011 | 1:53 PM ET
    A Tanger Outlet Mall in Park City, Utah.

    Apparel sales rose only 1.4 percent over the past year, according to the latest report from market researcher NPD Group, but where the growth is in the segment is very telling, and offers clues to where consumers will be shopping this fall.

  • Stocks End Lower, but Log Second Weekly Gain Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 7:22 PM ET

    Stocks ended lower Friday following a dismal government employment report, but still closed higher for the second week ahead of the widely-anticipated earnings season.

  • Buy US Companies With Global Focus: Analyst Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 11:57 AM ET

    Wayne Kaufman, chief market analyst at John Thomas Financial Leadership told CNBC Friday he likes U.S. companies with a global focus but he does not like the Obama administration's economic policies.

  • Futures Tumble After Dismal Jobs Report Friday, 8 Jul 2011 | 8:59 AM ET

    Futures tumbled sharply Friday after employment rose far less than expected, shattering hopes that the economy was starting to regain momentum after a soft patch in the first half of the year.

  • Your First Move For Friday July 8th Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 6:28 PM ET

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  • Stocks End Higher Ahead of Jobs Report Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 4:26 PM ET

    Stocks backed off from their intraday highs, but still finished sharply higher Thursday after a pair of jobs news offered some hope that the employment picture was improving ahead of the critical government non-farm payroll report.

  • Stocks Add to Gains, All 10 S&P Sectors Higher Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 3:36 PM ET

    Stocks continued to gain into the final hour of trading Thursday after a pair of encouraging employment reports and stronger-than-expected monthly chain-store sales lifted investor optimism ahead of Friday's key employment data.

  • Jon Najarian: The Hidden Bull Market Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 1:29 PM ET

    Although stocks are struggling to make a new highs for the year, a bull market may be hidden amid the broader S&P.

  • Stocks Rise Amid Strong Economic News Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 11:43 AM ET

    Stocks climbed Thursday, led by banks, after investors cheered a pair of employment reports that showed better-than-expected results and as retailers posted monthly chain-store sales that largely outpaced estimates.

  • Retailers' June Sales Solidly Outpace Wall Street Views Thursday, 7 Jul 2011 | 10:47 AM ET
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    Many retailers outpaced Wall Street estimates for monthly sales in June, according to early reports out Thursday.

  • Assessing Stock Risk: Look Beyond the Numbers Friday, 1 Jul 2011 | 1:00 PM ET

    Investors are told to look for a combination of growth, profitability, fiscal strength and low valuation. A stock possessing all of these characteristics should be an attractive candidate. In theory, this holds true. In practice, you need to take your analysis a step further and consider qualitative factors.

  • Dow, S&P Snap 3-Day Losing Streak Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 4:18 PM ET

    Stocks closed higher Monday, with the Dow and S&P breaking a three-day losing streak, ahead of a crucial vote on austerity measures in Greece and after banking regulators announced capital rules that were less burdensome than expected.

  • Stocks Climb Ahead of Close, Led by Banks Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 3:45 PM ET

    Stocks extended their gains Monday, with the Dow and S&P on track to break a three-day losing streak, ahead of a crucial vote on austerity measures in Greece and after banking regulators announced capital rules that were less burdensome than expected.

  • Stocks Rise Ahead of Greece Vote; Oil Slips Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 11:48 AM ET

    Stocks climbed Monday, reversing three days of losses, as investors snapped up beaten-down stocks and bet there would be a near-term resolution to Greece's financial future.

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    The U.S. Supreme Court has struck down California's attempt to restrict the sale of violent videogames to children, saying the state's controversial 2005 law was a violation of free speech.

  • Stocks to Watch: Target, ConAgra, Chipotle and More... Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 11:04 AM ET
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    Here's why you should keep a close eye on these six stocks.

  • Futures Flat After Consumer Spending News Monday, 27 Jun 2011 | 8:49 AM ET

    Futures turned flat Monday following news that personal income gained slightly in May, while spending was unchanged. Gains were also limited as investors remained cautious about Greece's future.

  • Cramer: 9 Things to Watch Next Week Friday, 24 Jun 2011 | 6:03 PM ET

    The "Mad Money" host reveals which companies' earnings reports are important to monitor.

  • Your First Move For Friday, June 17 Thursday, 16 Jun 2011 | 6:35 PM ET

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  • Online Sales Tax Battle Looms in US Monday, 13 Jun 2011 | 12:39 AM ET
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    Amazon and Ebay, two of the biggest names in online retail, have staked out contrary positions in a debate over the taxation of US internet shopping, which enables many buyers to escape paying sales tax, reported the FT.