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It costs consumers more to buy ‘green’ or eco-friendly products. But retailers are hoping that consumers’ conscience will override price-consciousness when it comes to buying these green lines.
On a day like Friday it's easy to get carried away with the market's big move. Should you trade the momentum or focus on fundamentals?
The prodigious American consumer electronics industry may be providing consumers with somewhat more ‘eco-friendly’ products. but it remains an industry with a dark side: mountains of toxic e-waste.
Shoes made from old tires, fleeces made from recycled plastic and organic cotton shirts -- they’re all part of an eco-friendly fashion movement that is gaining momentum.
Shares in Australian logistics firm Brambles fell almost 18% on Friday on concern it may lose business after it said U.S. retailer Wal-Mart Stores was reviewing the way it sources pallets.
Earnings beat or not, Jeff Macke thinks there are better places to play.
Cash your stimulus check at Sears and the company will give you a bonus gift card worth 10 percent of that check. What's the catch? You have to cash your entire check and trade it in for a giftcard that has to be redeemed at a Sears, Kmart or a Land's End sometime between May 14 and July 19th.
A crucial economic report is due Wednesday. Will it reveal that 70’s style inflation is back in fashion?
To give investors an edge, CNBC asked market experts to share their best retail plays.
Whew.. what a morning. I've been reporting on Blockbuster's surprise $1 billion surprise offer for Circuit City. A lot of interesting questions to ponder here, including: Why would Carl Icahn choose to finance the $1 billion Blockbuster bid? Why wouldn't Blockbuster just join in a partnership with Circuit City in order to gain access to the customer list?
A steady stream of downbeat news seemed to leave the market unmoved for most of the week -- until the bluest of the blue chips, General Electric, posted first-quarter earnings that missed Wall Street expectations by seven cents per share, and lowered its full-year guidance.
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Not all homebuilders are big corporate risk takers who got what was coming to them -- it'sthe small-business builders who are the real victims. Also, plays on Wal-Mart, Carnival and more.
The floodgates of earnings are about to open. Get all your trades right here!
General Electric stunned the Street with an unexpected drop in quarterly profit. What's the "Word on the Street?"
For the week ending Friday, April 11, 2008 the US Markets ended the week in negative territory. There was not a lot of movement in the markets for most of the week, as the major indices traded on a mix of news including same store sales, record highs in oil, flight cancellations from major airlines, and disappointing first quarter results from Alcoa (AA). The markets tumbled on Friday on General Electric's (GE) disappointing earnings.
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The Dow rose Thursday after the semiconductor sector received an upgrade and Wal-Mart reported higher sales for March. What's the "Word on the Street?"
The Dow and S&P 500 snapped a two-day losing streak Thursday, led by technology stocks after an upgrade on the chip sector.
Retailers had a rough time last month as high gas prices and economic jitters took a toll on shoppers. But there are a few trades to be had if you've got the guts.