Since last Christmas, retailers have taken aim at Amazon by improving their online shopping capabilities and chipping away at its price advantage.» Read More
Recession? What recession? These American firms are outperforming.
Despite recession fears do strong results from MasterCard, Corning, and CBS suggest that consumers are still happily forking over cash?
Stocks closed mixed in thin trading Tuesday as the tide turned in technology's favor. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection.
Stocks pushed higher Tuesday despite concerns about interest rates ahead of the Federal Reserve's decision. Merck skidded after an FDA rejection. Airline stocks rose as oil prices receded.
Stocks declined Tuesday amid concerns about interest rates and a slide in consumer confidence. Merck dragged on the Dow industrials after the FDA rejected a key cholesterol drug.
Wal-Mart is doing what none of its competitors can do to gain its share of the $106 billion in economic stimulus check rebates that Americans will be receiving over the next few weeks. The world's biggest retailer Wal-Mart will:
Wal-Mart Stores said Tuesday that it would cash U.S. tax rebate checks for free in its U.S. discount stores, with no purchase required.
Plus, Brazil as the exception to the Latin American rule, the best play on lithium batteries and more.
With big media earnings due this week, find out what former Disney Chief Michael Eisner says every trader should know! That, plus our other "Trade Tomorrow" plays!
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry asked the government to cut "skyrocketing" food prices by waiving half of the renewable fuel standard for ethanol made from grain.
Wall Street has been busy figuring out where and when consumers will spend their rebate checks, even as the latest consumer sentiment numbers show U.S. consumers are more distressed than they've been since 1982.
With consumers under siege from skyrocketing fuel and food prices, what’s the best way to play a penny–pinching population?
What would you do with $600? If you're an American making $75,000 or less, you'll be receiving a rebate check in that amount by the end of May. Spend that payout on groceries at Kroger or Supervalu and those stores plan to give you some extra cash on top of that government money...
Looking for a retail trade that could make the competition green with envy. Commander Planet to the rescue!
No reason to panic just yet but on Wednesday Sam's Club began limiting purchases of rice to only four bags per customer. What’s going on?
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.