Stocks turned mixed Monday as retailers were among the few sectors to struggle amid a market generally gaining support from M&A activity as well as the lack of an expected interest rate hike in China. Caterpillar and Walt Disney rose, while Intel fell.
Stocks ended the week higher despite lack of progress on a tax bill as investors looked to positive economic and corporate news. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Stocks gained Friday following a handful of positive economic news and after GE boosted its quarterly dividend for the second time this year. GE and Pfizer rose, while Kraft and Boeing fell.
Companies will deploy more cash next year as part of a third-year expansion of the bull market, with the S&P 500 rising 15 percent, Thomas Lee, chief US equity strategist for J.P. Morgan, told CNBC Friday.
Stocks gained after General Electric boosted its quarterly dividend. Stocks had been fluctuating in a narrow range Friday despite a better-than-expected reading of consumer confidence, and a narrowing of the U.S. trade deficit in October.
Whether department stores, specialty names or apparel makers, Jim Cramer thinks the following 11 names are the best holiday retail picks.
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Cramer finished his weeklong retail roundup with a focus on the top value-oriented department stores.
Wall Street was chattering about how surprisingly resilient the market was on Friday in the wake of an extremely disappointing jobs report. But was it too resilient?
What follows is a look at stocks in the S&P 500 displaying unusual volume in today's trading session.
November's monthly sales reports showed there were plenty of reasons for retailers to be merry as the critical holiday shopping season got underway.
Monthly sales reports from retailers in November are expected to be strong, fueled by early holiday promotions and strong sales over the Thanksgiving weekend. A breakdown of the expected results.
Stocks declined, but ended significantly off session lows, as financials gained and the dollar slipped, although investors remained concerned about the effectiveness of Europe's attempt to contain sovereign debt troubles. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
Stocks came back from session lows as financials gained, although the market remained lower amid continuing fears about Europe's ability to harness a credit crisis despite a weekend bailout agreement for Ireland. HP and Home Depot fell, while AmEx and BofA rose.
Discount retailer TJ Maxx certainly created a lot of buzz this past weekend by offering Apple's iPads for $399—yes, that's right $100 off the tablet computer's usually price. The stunt points out a lot of trends about this year's holiday shopping season.
Stocks closed substantially weaker Tuesday, although off the lows of the session, as investors focused on the European Union's efforts to address Ireland's debt troubles and inflation in China. Travelers fell, while Home Depot rose.
Stocks remained substantially weaker ahead of the close Tuesday as investors focused on the European Union's efforts to address Ireland's debt troubles and inflation in China. Travelers fell, while Home Depot rose.
Stocks continued to plunge Tuesday as investors focused on the European Union's efforts to address Ireland's debt troubles. Alcoa sank, while Home Depot rose.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Tuesday, Nov. 16.
U.S. stock index futures remained weak ahead of the open Tuesday despite Home Depot posting better-than-expected earnings. Debt concerns in periphery euro-zone countries continued to drag on investor sentiment.