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Stocks fell Tuesday after quarterly earnings from Home Depot and Staples.
The retail sector is in secular decline, hedge fund manager David Berman said, but there are winners to be found.
Art Cashin of UBS Financial Services tells CNBC's Bob Pisani why investors should be watching for a key level on the Nasdaq.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
*Lowers top-end of profit outlook to $3.17/ share from $3.19. May 20- TJX Cos Inc, the owner of off-price chains TJ Maxx and Marshalls, cut the top-end of its full-year earnings outlook after reporting lower-than-expected comparable store sales due to weak demand for apparel.
Though several retailers reported disappointing quarterly results on Tuesday, CNBC's Jim Cramer said some names are working.
Stocks finished in positive territory after hovering around the flatline for much of the session Monday, as investors remained cautious amid recent mixed economic reports.
*AT&T to buy DirecTV for $48.5 billion.
May 19- Teen apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc reported a quarterly profit below market expectations as costs jumped and tough competition forced the retailer to spend more on marketing. Urban Outfitters shares fell 3.5 percent after the bell on Monday.
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May 19- Teen apparel retailer Urban Outfitters Inc reported a 20 percent fall in its quarterly profit as costs jumped. Urban Outfitters shares fell 3 percent in extended trading on Monday. Net income fell to $37.5 million, or 26 cents per share, for the first quarter ended April 30 from $47.1 million, or 32 cents per share, a year earlier.
U.S. stock index futures traded lower on Monday as global stocks continued to fall.
Stocks are likely to take their cue from the bond market, as traders worry low yields are a warning the economy isn't springing back.
Jim Cramer believes there’s always opportunity in the market. You just have to know where to look! Here’s what’s on his calendar.
Talking Squawk, the official "Squawk Box" blog, provides tidbits, insights, and some sarcastic reflections on the WEEK THAT WAS and the WEEK TO COME.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Parents and the purchasing power they represent are also shying away from teen retailers, as they seek value when making purchases for their kids.
Two major retail projects are under way that will redefine the downtown Manhattan scene that was once left shattered by the September 11 tragedy.
A number of brands have turned the tables, first developing their virtual presence, and later moving into the physical space.
As discounting shows little sign of abating, it's the stores with on-trend merchandise that will emerge as the season's winners.