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The Fed chair's first testimony before Congress is the big event for markets in the week ahead, as traders sift through economic data.
The market’s mood seemed to shift on Friday. But will the positive tone bleed into the week ahead?
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Sure we’ve had a big run,” Jim Cramer said. “But I think there are places where you can come right in and buy.”
"There's a few areas where we think there are tailwinds to help us along," BlackRock's David Cassese says.
The deals are aplenty after retailers ordered too much holiday merchandise back when the economy was rosier.
The Street often calls hedge funds smart money. But Jim Cramer doesn’t think the moniker is all that well deserved.
Many factors could affect whether shoppers open their wallets this holiday season. But one thing is clear: The pressure is on.
Eric Wiseman, Chairman, President, and CEO of VF Corp, discusses the impact early holiday shopping will have on his brands. VF Corp. is investing an additional $40 million in advertising behind their brands to get consumers to pay regular prices for products, he says.
This is a big week for earnings, but there are some encouraging signs that both earnings and guidance are not going to be as disappointing as feared.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Cramer expects earnings to take center stage in the week ahead. And what a week it will be.
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"True value if you ever saw it," Saturna Capital's Nick Kaiser says about one of his picks.
Teens are shopping, but their back-to-school wish lists have changed. Many are mixing designer handbags and fast fashion, making it tough on traditional teen retailers.
T.J. Maxx plans to open an online store this year, as does rival Saks' Off Fifth outlets, making 2013 the year tech may have caught up with the speed of fashion.
Optimism prevailed in the market after China, Europe and the US all released somewhat bullish economic data. Can it continue?
Earnings season thus far has been steady as she goes: A healthy amount of beats against dramatically lowered expectations, coupled with virtually no sales growth.
If there is a catalyst looming in the distance that could send markets spiraling into a selling frenzy, most pros think it’s Europe.
Eric Wiseman, Chairman, President & CEO, VF Corporation, discusses earnings and his company's strategy.