Historically and on average, the U.S Markets have been up about 58% of the time or more on the day of Veterans' Day. The S&P has averaged best of the major indices on the day of Veterans' Day, up an average of 0.1% and up 64% of the time.
Big retailers are changing how they manage shopping crowds this holiday season in order to prevent the injuries or deaths of recent years, the New York Times reports.
Stocks opened higher Wednesday as the dollar fell to its lowest level in 15 months and economic data out of China was strong.
Stock index futures pointed to another higher open on Wall Street Wednesday as the dollar hit a new 15-month low after Federal Reserve officials reinforced the view that rates will remain low for some time.
With major retail names set to announce earnings this week, the sector will be a major focus of the market. Here are the names to watch from a top analyst.
"There are no fundamentals right now that drive the market," says Joe Terranova, "It's all about technicals."
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The American Consumer Institute just released a study that examines the perception and the facts as to whether Wal-Mart is the low-priced retailer for consumer electronics products.
Activision/Blizzard debuts "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2" tonight at midnight: this is expected to be the biggest game debut ever, already breaking pre-sale records.
As the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee began hearings on carbon regulation, debate ran along traditional battle lines, but with a new script.
Stocks could side step temporarily as investors look for the next catalyst that will break the market out of its current range
Energy, infrastructure, tech, retail and more – the Mad Money host highlights his top picks.
The Fast Money crew likes Wal-Mart, even more so after a recent breakout from a triangle formation — a very bullish indicator for the retailer.
Friday's Labor Department report showed that unemployment rate unexpectedly jumped to 10.2 percent in October, even though the pace of job losses slowed. How do the numbers affect the markets? David Joy, chief market strategist at RiverSource Investments, and Keith Goddard, president of Capital Advisors, shared their insights.
Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve kept its federal funds rate unchanged in a range of zero to 0.25 percent, and said the economy "continued to pick up" since its last meeting. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his insights on how this impacts the financials and the economy.
Wal-Mart Stores is upping the ante heading into the holiday season, trimming the online preorder prices of some upcoming DVDs following last month's price cut on books.
Public health experts worried about the spread of the H1N1 flu are raising concerns that workers who deal with the public, like waiters and child care employees, are jeopardizing others by reporting to work sick because they do not get paid for days they miss for illness, reports the New York Times.
As the economy soured, consumers became increasingly resourceful in order to make ends meet. However, this doesn't always mean consumers are shopping on price alone. A new study released by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Booz & Co. and SheSpeaks looks at the factors influencing a shopper's decision to buy.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed some salacious charges this morning, accusing Intel of using "illegal threats and collusion" to control the microprocessor market.
Cramer makes the call on retail, telecom and more.