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  • Pops & Drops: Wal-Mart, Wachovia... Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 6:34 PM ET

    Following are the week’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Wal-Mart and National Semiconductor popped while Wachovia and AT&T dropped.

  • Dow Dives 395 After Stunning Oil Surge Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 6:16 PM ET

    The Dow tumbled badly Friday after oil shot up more than $11 to a new record. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • For the week ending Friday, June 6, 2008, the markets finished in the red as the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX) again crossed above the 20 threshold and oil surged.  Stocks were impacted by continued economic concerns, renewed trouble in the financial sector, and a record spike in crude oil on Friday. Although it was a negative week for the markets, the Dow managed a 200+ point rally on Thursday for the first time since 4/18, after retailers posted better than expected same store sales.

  • Dow Plunges 400 Points as Oil Fans Fears Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 5:16 PM ET

    The Dow plunged more than 400 points as the sharpest jump in the unemployment rate in more than 20 years and rocketing oil prices sparked concerns about stagflation. Oil jumped more than $11 a barrel to close at a record $138.54.

  • Trader Radar - Friday June 6th Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 3:10 PM ET

    Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. Only the British Health Service and Indian Railway are larger employers then this retailer. Known for its iconic smiley face it aims to help people ‘save money and live better’ and investors have been smiling lately as consumers flock to bargain retailers during these tough economic times Who is it?

  • Top Videos: Oil, Jobs, Wal-Mart...and Oil Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 3:09 PM ET

    It’s all about oil, as the dollar fell and crude prices shot up to more than $138 a barrel on Friday.

  • Ahold's Profit Meets Forecasts, Raises 2008 Target Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 11:39 AM ET

    Dutch supermarket group Ahold reported first-quarter operating profit in line with forecasts on Friday and raised its 2008 target after an asset sale, saying it was coping with tougher economic conditions.

  • Wal-Mart Touts Changes, Vision at Annual Meeting Friday, 6 Jun 2008 | 10:58 AM ET
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    Wal-Mart Stores annual meeting got under way Friday with a combination of self-congratulations for a year in which the retailer began to get its U.S. sales back on track and a tinge of nostalgia for its founder, Sam Walton.

  • Market Insider: Friday Look Ahead Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 8:41 PM ET

    May's employment report will make or break the market's momentum Friday. Traders say if the 8:30 a.m. report is in line with expectations or even better-than-expected, watch for the rally to continue. If it's worse, stocks will give back some of Thursday's gains.

  • Biggest Jump In A Month Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 6:18 PM ET

    Stocks rose the most in more than a month on Thursday with the Dow making a triple digit advance. What's the "Word on the Street?"

  • Retail, Energy Lead Rally; Oil Near $128 Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 5:10 PM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow ending just shy of  its session high, after an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart. A credit-rating downgrade on bond insurers spurred a quick dip but stocks quickly bounced back.  Oil closed near $128 a barrel.

  • Shopping Retail For Value Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 3:57 PM ET

    They might be shifting to the discount retailers but consumers are still not dead. How should you trade?

  • Blue Chips Rally; Homebuilders Slide Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 2:46 PM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow posting a triple-digit point gain, helped by an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart.

  • Rebate Checks Boost Retail, But How Long Can It Last? Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 2:35 PM ET

    How long can a slow economy mean good times at Wal-Mart? The company is betting that the traffic boost from rebate checks will carry into June and that grocery sales will still be strong in the month ahead. That’s why they’re forecasting sales up between 2-4%.

  • Retailers Get Big Sales Boost From Rebate Checks Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 2:31 PM ET

    Consumers stepped up their shopping in May after the tax rebate checks hit bank accounts, giving many of the nation's retailers a boost and helping them to top analyst estimates.

  • Verizon, Wal-Mart Lead Blue-Chip Rally Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 1:32 PM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow posting a triple-digit point gain, helped by an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart.

  • Stocks Rally as Wal-Mart Boosts Dow Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 11:47 AM ET

    Stocks rallied, with the Dow posting a triple-digit point gain, helped by an unexpected drop in jobless claims and solid sales reports from some retailers including Wal-Mart.

  • Today's Stock Picks: Steel, Discount Retailers, Tyson Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 11:43 AM ET

    CNBC asked the market pros for their best investment advice right now. Here's what some of them had to say.

  • Playing the Food Chain Thursday, 5 Jun 2008 | 10:52 AM ET

    It's a tough time for an investor to find prosperity -- but Doug Cliggott says it might be found in food-supply stocks.

  • Consumers stepped up their shopping in May after the tax rebate checks hit bank accounts, giving many of the nation's retailers a boost and helping them to top analyst estimates.