After a dismal week for retail earnings, Dana Telsey, CEO of Telsey Advisory Group, says consumers are spending money on experiences, not things. » Read More
I know. It’s insensitive. But it’s the reality. Because there are more people now who can’t afford tickets to a game—or at least say that tickets would make up to too large of a percentage of their total income—teams have had to cater to the people who are raking in money during these hard times.
As the worst of the economic crisis appears to be over, and confidence is returning, consumer traffic is up in the alcohol business.
Stocks sank in the last half hour of trading Thursday top close near the sesssion's lows amid light volume after a batch of economic reports failed to provide traders with enough optimism to continue a September rally. Walt Disney and GE fell, while Hewlett-Packard rose.
Stocks sank in the last half hour of trading Thursday after a batch of economic reports failed to provide traders with enough optimism to continue a September rally. Walt Disney and GE fell, while Hewlett-Packard rose.
Stocks turned positive Thursday as technology and consumer stocks gained, and banks fell, and investors absorbed another batch of mixed economic data. Alcoa and Hewlett-Packard rose, while Walt Disney fell.
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Things are getting better, Cramer said Thursday.
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Vanity’s a real moneymaker. And that’s why these two high-end retail plays work.
Can a cautious consumer can be a jeweler's best friend? The luxury jewelry business in the U.S. has undergone a dramatic change due to a significant shift in the way consumers now view diamonds and other precious stones.
Stocks capped a rocky week with a rally Friday as investors breathed a collective sigh of relief after Fed Chairman Bernanke said the Fed was willing to do what it takes to stabilize the recovery.
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
Stocks continued to rally in volatile trading Friday as investors breathed a collective sigh of relief after Fed Chairman Bernanke said the Fed was willing to do what it takes to stabilize the recovery.
The Dow surged by triple digits on Friday after Fed chair Ben Bernanake said the Fed was ready to take further steps if needed to spark growth.
Stocks rallied, with the Dow jumping over 100 points, after a rocky start. HP skidded.
Futures rallied a few points as the second estimate to GDP estimate comae in at 1.6 percent for the second quarter, higher than the 1.4 percent increase expected. This is the second data point a bit better than expected in as many days (following yesterday's initial claims report for the week) and breaks a string of worse-than-expected economic news.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Friday's Squawk on the Street.
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Subtle yet telling information about the health of the consumer hits the Street on Friday. What should you be looking for?