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Tired of being spooked by the economy? Well, you’re not alone and that could be good news for retailers.
Several retail chains are teaching their customers about how to best stretch their money in order to keep them from trading down to cheaper competitors, says the New York Times.
As the Dow, S&P and NASDAQ chalk up some of the biggest weekly losses ever, how does that translate to dollar terms?
October 9, 2007 -- it felt like any other day on Wall Street. But it wasn't...
Certainly it has been a rough year for the markets. Exactly one year ago today, the Dow Industrials and S&P 500 both closed at record highs. Since that day, the Dow has plummeted nearly 5,000 points, and the S&P has dropped a more impressive 600 points.
Plus, Cramer makes calls on utilities and discount retailers.
Panic selling swept global equity markets again on Wednesday and dragged the Dow lower after a coordinated worldwide cut in interest rates failed to quell fears of a global recession.
Stocks closed lower after swinging wildly all day as a coordinated global rate cut failed to reassure investors.
Last year about 40 percent of people started their holiday shopping before Halloween ... and this year it is likely to be more.
Due to the Yom Kippur holiday tomorrow, a number of retailers are reporting September same store sales a day early. In general, discounters (ex-Target) outperformed, so Wal-Mart, Costco BJ, and Fred's all did fairly well.
After closing at 1029, S&P Futures traded as low as 962 until the early morning, then rallied to as high as 1043 when the coordinated rate cut of half a point was announced, then moved all the way back down.
U.S. stock index futures turned positive after coordinated action to cut rates across the globe to fight the danger of the world economy being hit by a depression.
Investors struggled with yet another day of meaningful losses in the Dow.
Governments and central banks around the world are reacting to the expanding financial crisis as their countries' markets melt down. See how the global indices stack up against one another.
Cowed by the financial crisis, American consumers are pulling back on their spending, all but guaranteeing that the economic situation will get worse before it gets better, the New York Times reported.
Stocks declined Wednesday as disappointing economic data added to the weight on investors shoulders over the strained credit market and haggling on Capitol Hill.
When you open your 401k statement for the third quarter make sure you're sitting down...
Earlier in the week Jeff Macke told you his three favorite ways to trade this market. If you missed it here’s your second chance.
We are about to voyage across a new frontier; a place where few investors have traveled before. Brace yourself! You’ve reached the point of no (or low) returns.
Stocks ended lower Wednesday amid concerns about strained credit markets and the economic slowdown. Banks rallied as investors were encouraged by progress on bailout talks on Capitol Hill. GE got a vote of confidence -- to the tune of $3 billion -- from Warren Buffett.