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Costco Wholesale, the biggest U.S. warehouse club operator, said Thursday its quarterly profit jumped 32 percent, beating expectations, as shoppers flocked to its stores for discounts on food and gasoline.
Retailer Sears Holdings reported an unexpected first-quarter loss Thursday as sales fell at its Kmart and Sears stores and markdowns hurt margins, sending its shares down about 4 percent before the opening bell.
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The Dow ended higher Tuesday led by technology companies as a sharp drop in crude oil prices rekindled hopes of increased consumer and business spending on tech gear...
Most business news this week took a back seat to oil's relentless climb, but there were still some notable moments. And CNBC guests had plenty of stocks to recommend for worried investors.
Oil rose on Friday due to the weak U.S. dollar and ongoing long-term supply concerns. What's the "Word on the Street?"
The strategy: grow Wal-Mart’s stores by narrowing their focus. While some communities have resisted Wal-Mart’s entry, the retailer reached out to the Dearborn community to see what products would be appropriate and well-received on their shelves.
Executives from across Europe's technology, media and telecoms sector fear Internet search and advertising giant Google may steal their business, they told a Reuters summit this week.
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Oil suffocates any chance of stock gains and the Fed minutes further the declines. Also, playing the airlines as a proxy for oil and Dick Bove on summer for the financials.
The kids are out of school, the days are getting longer and Dad is ready to fire up the grill. That brings us to our latest summer stock trade: the barbecue.
To help investors survive the current market volatility, CNBC asked the experts where they're placing their bets in this environment.
Five-star fund manager Barry James says it's a tough time to be putting money into the stock market -- but an investor would be wise to focus on large-cap stocks.
Target reported a 7.5 percent decline in quarterly profit Tuesday as shoppers passed over clothes and jewelry in favor of basics like food, hurting the retailer's margins.
Napster, the digital music service, on Tuesday opened the world's biggest MP3 download store with more than 6 million songs in a direct challenge to Apple's iTunes store.
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Stocks finished mixed as an early rally fizzled and weakness crept into techs, retail and housing.
Last week, Wal-Mart showed it can make money in the current economic environment. This week, the worry is Home Depot won't be able to deliver. Can Home Depot break ranks with rival Lowe's and improve its guidance? Sure, but don't hold your breath.
The week was chock full of economic angst and M&A intrigue. But one dark constant loomed over all ... rising oil prices.