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Stocks eased off their highs in the final minutes of trading to close narrowly mixed Tuesday, with the Dow logging its fifth-straight day lower. But losses were limited as handful of retailers and as bond yields receded from two-year highs.
Although it has been almost all bad news for retailers this summer, several names stand out from the pack and are set to go higher, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Stocks kicked off the week with a thud, with the Dow and S&P 500 logging their first four-day losing streaks this year, as Treasury yields hit a two-year high amid ongoing worries over when the Federal Reserve might start to reduce its asset purchases.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Monday:
Urban Outfitters is reporting Q2 EPS of $0.51 on revenue of $759 million, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.
With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.
U.S. stock index futures were narrowly mixed Monday, after major indexes posted their first back-to-back weekly losses since late June, amid ongoing uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve might start tapering its asset purchases.
The Fed gathering in Jackson Hole and the minutes of the last Fed meeting could keep markets volatile in the week ahead.
It’s time for the Lightning Round. Cramer makes the call on viewer favorites.
A few names stand to outperform their peers as the back-to-school season approaches, Dana Telsey says.
Wall Street braced for a possible ricochet effect on retailer results after American Eagle Outfitters slashed its guidance and teen retailer stocks plunged.
After the S&P crosses 1,700 for the first time, the CNBC "Fast Money" traders share how they're playing the stock market.
Break out your jelly sandals and overall shorts: 1990s fashion has staged a comeback, prompting U.S. retailers to respond with fresh inventory of the decade's hottest looks.
Following are the potentially market moving events that Jim Cramer will be monitoring in the week ahead.
Attention, busy brides-to-be, you can now add wedding gown to your Target shopping carts since the discount retailer has become the the latest retailer to move into the increasingly crowded space.
Teens are often the hardest consumers to grab with tastes as fickle as their moods. Now is the time for retailers to position themselves ahead of the back-to-school season.
Three retailers could climb as 2013 wears on, Dana Telsey says.
Stocks closed higher but off their best levels after two Fed officials dampened speculation the central bank was ready to consider "tapering" its bond-buying.
Traders will be listening for clues about possible tapering off of quantitative easing when two Fed presidents speak later on Tuesday.