Stocks rose Wednesday after minutes from the Federal Reserve's last meeting.» Read More
Welcome to the retail mind game: Both Target and Saks gave cautious guidance on holiday sales.
It's official, the gold rush is on: the Republic of Mauritius has purchased 2 metric tons of gold from the IMF. That is one-hundredth the amount of gold that India just bought, but then again with 1.3 million people Mauritius has one-thousandth the population of India.
U.S. stock index futures headed for a lower open Tuesday, after ending sharply higher in the previous season, as European stocks led the declines and added to the negative sentiment.
U.S. retail sales rose more than expected in October as consumers bought more cars and other goods, according to a government report on Monday. Are we finally seeing a recovery in the retail sector? Dan Greenhaus, chief economic strategist at Miller Tabak, discussed his sector outlook.
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On Monday the nation’s largest investors released information about their top holdings. And as the traders sifted through all the data, they found some surprises!
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Nov. 17.
The market will be challenged by plenty of economic news in the coming week, as investors look for signs the recovery is taking hold. But the market could trend higher as investors rotate into higher quality names.
These companies are so important, he says, they could hurt their entire sectors.
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The S&P 500 closed higher on Friday, giving the stock market a second straight week of gains as upbeat retail news reinforced hopes for strong sales this holiday season.
Next week, more from retailers. October Retail sales on Monday, along with more retail earnings from companies like Saks and Target.
Wal-Mart Stores posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday. John Lawrence, managing director of equity research at Morgan Keegan shared his earnings analysis on the firm.
With major retail names set to announce earnings this week, the sector will be a major focus of the market. Here are the names to watch from a top analyst.
Activision/Blizzard debuts "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" tonight at midnight: this is expected to be the biggest game debut ever, already breaking pre-sale records.
Friday's Labor Department report showed that unemployment rate unexpectedly jumped to 10.2 percent in October, even though the pace of job losses slowed. How do the numbers affect the markets? David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Keith Goddard, president of Capital Advisors, shared their insights.
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve kept its federal funds rate unchanged in a range of zero to 0.25 percent, and said the economy "continued to pick up" since its last meeting. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his insights on how this impacts the financials and the economy.
Wal-Mart Stores is upping the ante heading into the holiday season, trimming the online preorder prices of some upcoming DVDs following last month's price cut on books.
As the economy soured, consumers became increasingly resourceful in order to make ends meet. However, this doesn't always mean consumers are shopping on price alone. A new study released by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Booz & Co. and SheSpeaks looks at the factors influencing a shopper's decision to buy.
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