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Mark from Indiana asks about gold and silver. He wants to know what Eric Bolling thinks about the copper producers and in particular Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) after they complete the Phelps Dodge (PD) merger. Eric says...
Retailers reported mixed sales for December, as unusually warm weather hurt sales of winter apparel but stores with high-end or big-ticket items lured shoppers at the end of the month.
Which retail stocks should investors keep an eye out for in ’07? Robert Buchanan, retail analyst for A.G. Edwards, and Dana Telsey, retail analyst and chief research officer for Telsey Advisory Group, were on “Morning Call” to give their picks. Buchanan has a buy on J. C. Penney . He says a slowing has already occurred and the company is poised for growth in the new year. Buchanan especially likes the management at Penney.
Stocks posted modest gains across the board--with financial, technology and energy stocks showing strength.