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U.S. stock index futures pointed to a lower open Monday, in the wake of a negative week for the major indexes as investors braced for the next batch of earnings and data on the state of the housing market.
Cisco's warnings about an uncertain environment will likely pressure stocks Thursday and give investors even more reason to fear a weakening economy.
Predictions are skewing positive, so how should you game retail ahead of the all-important same-store sales figures?
With store expansion on the back burner, retailers are turning to fresh avenues for growth, betting that their brand equity will carry over to new product categories.
U.S. retailers are increasingly looking outside U.S. borders for growth. Merchants such as Macy’s Bloomingdale’s chain are entering international markets for the first time. Others are accelerating expansion overseas, as in the Gap’s case, or testing the international waters via e-commerce sites, which is Nordstrom and J.C. Crew’s preferred route.
Did this week's extreme volatility leave you reaching for Pepto-Bismol and cash positions? Hope not, they might not be the best moves to make.
Following are moves you might have missed. Find out why shares of Netflix and Whole Foods popped while Urban Outfitters dropped.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, May 13.
In today's trading session, a total of 142 stocks in the S&P 500 reached new 52-week highs. Here is a look at those companies.
Premium retailers that maintained their brand equity through an era of heavy discounting will have an easier time sustaining comparable sales growth moving forward, as shoppers will be less reluctant to pay full-price for their items.
The Dow’s close on Wednesday belies a ton of positives for stocks, Cramer says.
A number of stocks are regaining their losses thanks to a good, old-fashioned narrative, Cramer says.
Stocks rose for a fourth straight week, ending with a rocky session on Friday as news of help for Greece got the market off to a positive start but the sinking of a South Korean naval ship rattled the market.
Stocks pushed higher Friday after a slightly better-than-expected reading on consumer sentiment. Stocks had gotten off to a higher start after the EU and IMF reached a deal to provide a safety net for Greece.
U.S. stock index futures were higher ahead of the open Friday after a safety net for Greece's debt problems was hammered out between European Union leaders and the IMF and ECB president Jean-Claude Trichet said he found the plan "workable".
Plus, get Cramer’s take on tax “avoidance” versus tax “evasion.”
U.S. retailers posted their best monthly sales performance in February since just before the recession started in 2007, as leaner inventories resulted in more sales at full price. Brian Tunick, managing director and specialty retail analyst at JPMorgan said he sees consumers continuing to make a comeback.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, March 4.
Wal-Mart reported sales that fell short of Wall Street estimates and said results for the current quarter could miss analysts' views. What do the numbers mean for consumers and retailers overall? Eric Beder, associate director of equity research at Brean Murray, Carret & Co. shared his insights.
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.