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While private label cards account for only about 11 percent of all credit card loans outstanding, their troubles offer a window into the deteriorating finances of some of the most distressed Americans., the New York Times reports
McDonald’s is trading up after reporting another month of strong same-store sales, a trend that continues despite the current recession and economic turmoil. Its low-priced menu items have evidently remained attractive to consumers. . .
Overly negative investors will miss what opportunities this market has to offer. So consider the following list before completely giving up.
Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amazon and Microsoft popped while Hartford Financial and Michael Phelps dropped.
Where’s that infrastructure build-out we were promised? What about the job creation? Why is the new president’s stimulus package such a disappointment? China got it right.
The list of companies no longer offering guidance is growing by leaps and bounds! Who's on it now and what’s a trader to do?
Stocks rallied on Thursday on hopes that the government's plan to shore up the financial system could quickly spark lending.
Stocks eked out a gain after a rough morning as banks got a boost from market chatter that the government may suspend a controversial accounting rule blamed for much of the contagion in the financial industry.
Better-than-expected January sales lifted the market out of the doldrums on Thursday, and, in the retail sector, Citi Investment Research's Deborah Weinswig has some favorites to recommend to stock-market investors.
Plus, Cramer discusses fast-food stocks, President Obama's stimulus, the U.S. dollar and more.
Many retailers saw weak sales as consumer spending largely dried up after the holiday season.
Investors should move their money from a couple of big European names to the world's biggest retailer, according to GeertJan Nikken, a technical analyst at Rabobank.
Laura Champine, senior retail analyst for Cowen & Co., has been at the mall, shopping for good retailers, and she's got some very definite ideas about the few positive trends out there.
The BoE got a step closer by cutting 50 bps to 1% as expected, The ECB has decided to sit the race out by keeping rates unchanged at 2%.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Ticketmaster and Electronic Arts popped while Wal-Mart and Archer Daniels Midland dropped.
January retail sales are tomorrow, but the big event will be lowered earnings guidance.
One month into the year, the average dividend yield of the Dow 30 has gone up a bit since 2009 began, but is still down from where it was at the end of November. See how the 30 companies in the Dow compare.
Macy's announcement that they are slashing their dividend and laying off 4 percent of their workforce cost us 60 points on the Dow, but it is not a surprising announcement.
While investors hoped that a new year would bring better results, a plethora of downbeat earnings reports, poor corporate outlooks, gloomy economic data, and heightened concerns over the health of many large financial firms plagued the markets in January.
With word today that Roche is going hostile and cutting the price of its bid for shares of Genentech, what should be the first questions on the minds of investors?