Black Friday has lost its luster, thanks to a deflationary spiral that's turned 40 percent off promotions into just another day at the mall.» Read More
Folks are starting to speculate about whether September chain-store sales can be seen as a barometer of how Christmas holiday sales will ring in. But there's another gauge that may influence tomorrow's monthly retail sales reports: the thermometer.
September retail sales: improving, but is it enough? September same store sales, out tomorrow, are expected to decline by 0.8 percent year over year, according to RetailMetrics.
Considering gold hit an all time high on Tuesday surging above $1,040 per ounce, how should you game this precious metal, now?
The S&P retail Index hit a 52-week intra-day high on Tuesday partly due to the positive sentiment generated by a Citi upgrade. What’s the trade?
With so much of the S&P reliant on a weaker dollar, what does the chatter of a coordinated move to prop up the greenback mean for stocks?
TJX hit a new 52-week high earlier today before pulling back slightly to $38.45, still up about 1 percent on the session. Shares of the company, which operates such discount chains as T.J. Maxx, Marshalls, and HomeGoods, began their steady uptrend at the end of January.
With a stronger dollar hurting energy and materials stocks, where do the traders see opportunity in Monday's market?
The markets continued to inch up yesterday, posting gains for the seventh time in 8 days and are looking up again this morning on the open. While the Dow and S&P have mostly been up fractionally on those days over the past couple of weeks – string together those smaller gains, and notice they have rallied a notable 4% and 6%, respectively, since September 2.
Both the Dow and S&P 500 closed higher on Friday as investors focused on the bright side of a mixed payrolls report. So, what's in store for Tuesday?
Both the Dow and S&P closed higher on Thursday ending a four-day losing streak after stronger-than-expected retail data boosted economic recovery hopes.
With the market trending higher and a critical jobs report due Friday morning, how should you be positioned?
As of 9:15 this morning, 100% of retailers tracked by Thomson Reuters have reported same store sales. Here is a breakdown of where things stand.
Traders are talking about: 1) FOMC minutes: sunnier outlook, but stocks little changed. The FOMC has released the minutes of its meeting held August 11 and 12. Plus....
The man accused of masterminding the largest identity theft in U.S. history agreed to plead guilty to related charges, according to court papers filed in Boston federal court Friday.
He’s found the best-of-breed off-price retailer for your portfolio.
Cramer wanted to know if this retailer should be crowned discount king.
Is BJ's in contention to be the discount king? Cramer thinks it has a chance.
This week, Cramer is in search of the “discount king”… a stock that deserves to be called the best of breed in the off-price retail space.
Commercial rents have fallen about 20 to 30 percent around the US, and paired with bargain-seeking consumers, discount retailers can now afford stores in lucrative spots of major metropolitan areas, where they couldn't previously afford the rent.
Stocks finished near their highs for the day Tuesday, snapping a two-day losing streak. American Express led the Dow after an analyst upgrade.