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Stocks backed off from their intraday highs, but still finished sharply higher Thursday after a pair of jobs news offered some hope that the employment picture was improving ahead of the critical government non-farm payroll report.
Stocks continued to gain into the final hour of trading Thursday after a pair of encouraging employment reports and stronger-than-expected monthly chain-store sales lifted investor optimism ahead of Friday's key employment data.
Although stocks are struggling to make a new highs for the year, a bull market may be hidden amid the broader S&P.
At a time when many of the nation's major retailers are sacrificing quality to keep prices down and cash-strapped consumers spending, it appears new competition is emerging from an unlikely source.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Urban Outfitters popped while Trina Solar and Imax dropped.
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They say imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, but independent artist Stevie Koerner, who quit her job to be a full time jeweler, is not flattered at all. The Chicago artist took to the Web to express her displeasure with the fact that retailer Urban Outfitters had copied her line of necklaces.
Lauren Parra prefers to spend more money buying quality items that will last more than two or three seasons.
Gap has been in a "turnaround" mode for years, yet its strategies have yet to take hold. The company reports after the bell Thursday, and on average analysts expect the company to earn 39 cents a share. That's down 13 percent from last year.
Stocks ended mixed and off the lows of the session, amid concerns over the U.S. economic recovery and a weak earnings forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
Stocks slipped, led by the riskiest market segments, amid further evidence the economy is slowing down, and a weak earnings forecast from Hewlett-Packard.
Stocks added to losses amid mixed earnings results, disappointing U.S. economic news, and continuing worries about the euro zone debt crisis.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery moved out of riskier assets.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery.
Stocks pared losses as materials and bank stocks gained, but investors remained on edge about the European debt crisis.
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Vera Wang is fashion's first lady of bridal wear. Her coveted designs grace celebrities and the mere mortals able to spend upwards of $20,000 for a chic walk down the aisle. But now she is coming to the mass market with a collection for David's Bridal.
Stocks closed higher amid rising prices for oil and gold, as the market hit new highs. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.
Stocks added to modest gains in the last hour of trading amid rising prices for oil and gold, lifted by banks and technology. Cisco and AmEx led Dow gainers, while Caterpillar fell.
Stocks gained Wednesday as commodity prices lifted mining stocks, and as tech stocks appeared to continue to benefit from M&A activity. Cisco and HP rose, while DuPont fell.