Retailers from discounter Target to department-store chain Macy's reported better-than-expected sales in March in the latest sign that Americans are feeling better about the economy.
Take a look at some of Wednesday’s morning movers:
Find out what’s going up, what’s going down and whether our traders would double down, fade or run in the other direction!
Stocks dipped into negative territory in the final hour of trading after trading flat for most of the session Tuesday as investors took a breather following a strong market rally fueled by comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.
Good news on housing: Homebuilder Lennar reported excellent numbers this morning. Housing analysts and economists are breathing a sigh of relief, because KB Home had terrible numbers Friday. It now looks like KBH was an outlier.
U.S. stock index futures remained little changed Tuesday after the Case-Shiller home price index and following a sharp rally that sent the S&P 500 to its best level in almost four years, after comments from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke who suggested more stimulus could be on the way to boost the U.S. economy.
Take a look at some of Tuesday morning’s early movers:
Home price data and consumer confidence could help sway sentiment Tuesday, but the markets will be more intent on watching for any new comments from the Federal Reserve.
A BB&T analyst told CNBC Walgreen is a good long-term investment, despite some present uncertainty.
Walgreen is set to report earnings tomorrow. Andrew Wolf, BB&T Capital Markets, offers his view on the stock.
Stocks enter the final week of what’s shaping up to be the best first quarter in 14 years. Now, the bad news: There's little hope the second quarter can match its gains.
Here is what "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer is watching next week.
A new type of law firm — or rather, a law store — has opened inside the Boynton Beach Mall near West Palm Beach, Fla., right between American Eagle Outfitters and Victoria's Secret shops.
Since when is less competition ever good for all but investors? Answer—rarely if ever, especially with industry already as quietly powerful as PBMs.
Take a look at some of Friday morning's early movers:
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Stocks came off their worst levels but still closed lower Monday as investors took a breather following the recent market rally and amid ongoing debt negotiations in Greece over a fresh austerity package.
Retailers reported mixed sales results in January, offering a signal that American consumers remain cautious amid a weak economic recovery.
Take a look at some of Thursday morning's early movers:
Stockpickr examines four companies that are expected to lose money in 2012. Though they may not be in deep distress in the next quarter or two, the long-term outlook will weaken further as cash balances drop.