Small retailers have been outperforming their larger counterparts for more than a year.» Read More
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
Existing home sales, mortgage delinquencies, and MBA mortgage foreclosures data released Thursday were disappointing. The data continue to suggest that we are undergoing a very slow, unbalanced, and tenuous economic recovery.
Stocks ended near the highs of the session, reversing a three-day losing streak as commodity prices rebounded, and as the Federal Reserve gave no indication in its latest minutes that it plans to tighten monetary policy soon.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, May 18.
Stocks rose in thin trading Wednesday after the release of Federal Reserve policy minutes outlining the central bank's thinking about how to tighten monetary policy when the time comes.
Is strength in the stock market on Wednesday a bullish signal or is the action nothing more than short covering as the market slides lower?
Stocks traded slightly higher, led by energy and materials stocks, ahead of the release of the Federal Reserve's policy meeting minutes this afternoon.
For the first time in two weeks, I'm hearing traders talk about stocks — and commodities — looking attractive. And why not? The S&P 500 is down almost 3 percent from the multiyear high it hit at the end of April. The CRB Index is down almost 10 percent this month.
Stock futures signaled a higher open Wednesday after several down days, boosted by some positive earnings reports, and following markets higher in Europe and Asia.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Wednesday's Squawk on the Street.
Target reports quarterly numbers with Bill Ackman off its back, LinkedIn looks like the belle of the ball and now's your chance to own the Unabomber's hoodie. Here's what we're watching…
"We were deeply oversold and we got the bounce. Now I think we have resistance overhead in the 12,600, 12,700 area on the Dow," says one technical analyst.
How remodeling has helped boost these companies’ bottom line.
Stocks ended mixed and off the lows of the session, amid concerns over the U.S. economic recovery and a weak earnings forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
Stocks slipped, led by the riskiest market segments, amid further evidence the economy is slowing down, and a weak earnings forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
The Fast Money pros are very focused on a few signals that could telegraph the next big move.
Wal-Mart beat estimates by 3 cents but sales in the U.S. continued to struggle. However, John Lawrence, managing director-equity research at Morgan Keegan, still maintains his “outperform” rating on the big-box retailer.
With two of the nation’s largest retailers scheduled to release earnings on Tuesday morning, what should you be watching as they unleash results?
Criminal charges against the IMF chief, flood fears remain after a Mississippi river spillway is opened, and a rundown of retailers report earnings. Here's what we're watching…
Rising volatility in stocks and commodities could continue to be a dominant theme in the week ahead, as investors watch the latest U.S. economic reports for signs the recovery is moving forward.