Retail trends are improving, but "no one is declaring victory," said Bill Taubman, chief operating officer of Taubman Centers. Although consumer spending is higher, consumers remain cautious, according to this mall operator.
Evidently Christmas came very, very early for retailers this year – in February!
Another strong round of retail sales came in this morning, with broad gains across the board in February despite wintry weather throughout much of the Midwest and East Coast.
Rochdale Securities Analyst Dick Bove cut his estimates for Goldman Sachs Tuesday, because trading activity is below par.
Tech companies are cashed up these days. Here's where you should look for the best return.
Three months into the year, the best way to describe the market is flat as a board. Fortunately the Fast Money traders have some ideas for you.
Markets were mostly flat after a higher opening on Monday, as investors sold energy and materials stocks. How should investors be positioned? Neil Hennessy, portfolio manager and CIO of Hennessy Funds and Dan Veru, Palisade executive vice president and CO-CIO of Capital Management shared their insights.
Valentine's day is less than one week away. While historically, the U.S. major indexes have not shown much love on Valentine's Day nor the week after, there are stocks that may benefit on this day of friendship and love...
Dividend investors might have something to cheer about this year as the number of dividend increases is back on the rise.
With all the Wall Street bonuses being handed out stock this year, one New York City steakhouse came up with a wacky idea: Why not take their stock as tender for steak?
It's time for retailers to wake up. Fashion shoppers are abandoning basics and looking for unique, stylish items, and stores that break the recessionary trend of playing it safe will reap the rewards, analysts said.
Luxury retailers are showing signs of life after being bludgeoned by The Great Recession, with companies from Saks Fifth Avenue and Nordstrom to Tiffany, churning out respectable sales increases during the holiday season.
The stock market rally may help high-end jeweler Tiffany post its first quarter of positive same-store sales comparisons since the first quarter of 2008, Citigroup analyst Kimberly Greenberger said.
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Investors are wondering how to game retail after Tiffany said shoppers were spending again. Find out how Karen Finmerman is playing it.
The recession has made the luxury customer even more demanding, said Steve Sadove, chairman and CEO of Saks. The luxury customer continues to love their favorite brands, but wants them at lower prices, or at least wants to understand why the product commands the price.
New data from SpendingPulse suggests Thursday's same-store sales numbers might surprise, pleasantly. How should you be positioned?
In 2010, invest in stocks that have international exposure. That was the advice from Jeff Krumpelman, lead manager of the dividend growth team at Hillard Lyons Capital Management, and Ken Croft, CIO of Croft Value Fund. They shared their top stock picks for the new year with investors.
Tom Lydon of ETFTrends.com tells us he's expecting some big changes in the year ahead, and as a result investors may want to make big ETF moves!
It seems stores are pushing the envelope in an effort to win as much business as possible this holiday season. How should you trade retail?