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Now is the perfect time to be thinking past the bear market, according to David Katz, the chief investment officer of Matrix Asset Advisors. Katz told CNBC about two stocks he feels are correctly positioned for investors to thrive on.
Walgreen, one of the largest U.S. drugstore operators, said that June sales at stores open at least one year rose 3.4 percent, led by general merchandise purchases.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Once a neighborhood hangout famous for its malted milkshakes this pharmacy chain now serves over 5 million customers per day. The stock was sick after reporting disappointing earnings today, as higher gas prices forced customers to cut back on even basic necessities. Who is it?
Walgreen posted a 2 percent increase in quarterly profit as sales were muted by a weak U.S. economy and slowing growth in prescription drug sales.
Stocks will struggle in the week ahead as they face the multiple threats of record oil prices, higher interest rates, a weak housing picture, and the fragile financial sector.
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For the week ending Friday, June 20, 2008, the markets dropped on disappointing earnings results from the financial sector, and a continued spike in crude oil prices added to investors' concerns over inflation. The Dow closed below 12000 on Friday for the first time since Mid-March.
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Retail analysts had been expecting weak sales in March, but an early Easter holiday, chilly weather and recession-wary consumers combined to deliver March sales that were even drearier than expected.
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Walgreen posted a 4.4 percent increase in sales at stores open at least a year as strong demand for Easter merchandise helped offset tepid sales growth for prescription drugs.
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Stocks rallied Monday after JPMorgan Chase raised its offer for Bear Stearns and a report on home sales came in better than expected.
Stocks rallied into the new week after JPMorgan Chase raised its offer for Bear Stearns and a report on home sales came in better than expected.
U.S. stock index futures pointed to a mixed open for Wall Street after the Easter break, with investors still nervous about the state of the economy.
Walgreen, one of the largest U.S. drugstore chains, posted higher quarterly profit Monday, helped by cost-cutting measures and an extra day in the quarter due to leap year.
Walgreen Tuesday posted an 8.3 percent increase in February sales at stores open at least a year, as an extra day in the month due to leap year and strong Valentine's Day sales overshadowed a decline in flu-related prescriptions.
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U.S. drugstores reported unusually weak December sales Thursday, weighed down by a slow flu season, lower-priced generic drugs and sluggish sales of seasonal items.