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Halfway through earnings reports, the scorecard isn't giving investors much reason for optimism. Here's what you need to know.
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Many traders set up to be short stocks and Treasuries this year. Retail stocks seeing short covering today.
There has been a lot of pain because many traders had been set up to be short stocks and Treasurys this year. That trade has not worked out.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Wednesday ahead of more housing data and several quarterly fourth quarter earnings updates.
NEW YORK, Feb 23- For U.S. stock investors, the main event will be Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's return trip this week to Capitol Hill. Wall Street will hang on her every word about the weather, of all things, when she goes before the Senate Banking Committee to complete her semi-annual testimony about monetary policy.
The main focus will be Part Two of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. Ironically, Yellen's congressional testimony before U.S. lawmakers was rescheduled after a Senate panel previously canceled the original hearing date due to a recent snowstorm in Washington, D.C..
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
Wal-Mart and Nordstrom report tomorrow. A crummy outlook may be priced into Wal-Mart.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
A top retail trade group executive called for tougher security standards that could mean more spending for the industry after a series of data breaches at major merchants.
Without a massive shift towards a technology that stores data on a chip instead of a magnetic strip, data breaches will plague the retail industry.
J.C. Penney reaffirmed its fourth-quarter outlook, but analysts caution the retailer still isn't where it needs to be in its turnaround efforts.
Wall Street analysts are adjusting their 2014 forecasts for retail, and although they're generally cautious, they do see some positive signs.
According to ShopperTrak, traffic for the week ended Dec. 22 was down 21.2 percent year over year.
Banks like Chase and Citibank could hit Target to help pay for the cost of cleaning up the mess its data breach caused.
Consumer outrage over the Target card breach is moving to the courts, even as the stolen accounts are flooding the black market.
With 40 million credit and debit accounts compromised, Target customers may shop elsewhere for the rest of the holiday season.
Approximately 40 million card accounts used by Target customers may have been impacted by a major data breach, the retailer said Thursday.
Loehmann's, the 92-year-old discount clothing chain, has filed for bankruptcy protection for a third time and said it is prepared to sell its assets to a group of liquidators.