Wal-Mart Stores Inc


  • Stocks Are Facing Key Test As Investors Seek Stability Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 1:04 PM ET
    New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

    A week packed with economic data, retail earnings and plenty of Fedspeak could finally give the stock market something it desperately needs: Stability.

  • Euro Stocks End Lower, Credit Agricole Drags Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 12:59 PM ET

    European equities ended slightly lower on Tuesday, as signs of resilience in U.S. retail sales was not enough to eclipse inflation fears that hit UK stocks, while banks fell on renewed concerns over asset writedowns.

  • H-P, Financials Drag on Dow; Oil Nears $127 Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 12:08 PM ET

    Stocks declined Tuesday as investors juggled a mixed bag of news: Retail sales outside of the hard-hit auto sector showed suprising resilience, while a well-known analyst cut her outlook for big banks. Wal-Mart skidded after the discount giant posted decent results but issued a tepid outlook.

  • Wal-Mart Shares Fall on Weak Earnings Forecast Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 11:13 AM ET

    Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, said  quarterly profit rose  7 percent, helped by bargain-hungry US consumers looking for discounts on necessities like food and pharmacy items.

  • Wal-Mart Profit Rises as Shoppers Hunt for Bargains Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | 7:41 AM ET

    Wal-Mart, the world's largest retailer, reported a 7 percent rise in quarterly profit on Tuesday as discounts drew U.S. shoppers looking for bargains on necessities like food and pharmacy items.

  • Market Insider/Tuesday Look Ahead Monday, 12 May 2008 | 10:11 PM ET

    Whether consumers are willing to open their wallets is a big theme for Tuesday's markets. First, Wal-mart's quarterly earnings will be reported in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.

  • Your First Move For Tuesday May 13th Monday, 12 May 2008 | 6:58 PM ET

    Here's our Fast Money Final Trade. Our gang gives you tomorrow's best trades, right now! Also check out their suggestions for the CNBC Million Dollar Portfolio Challenge!

  • Why Wal-Mart Is Working Monday, 12 May 2008 | 6:19 PM ET

    With Wal-Mart shares up 20% so far this year will earnings on Tuesday show the retailer is firing on all cylinders?

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    Wake up early on Tuesday and catch fresh numbers from the retail giant. See what it takes to move a stock up 22% since the beginning of the year... and whether or not Wal-Mart can keep it up.

  • Techs, Financials Lead Rally; HP Skids Monday, 12 May 2008 | 4:49 PM ET

    Stocks started the week off higher, led by financials and technology stocks. RIMM and MBIA rose, while HP declined.

  • Stocks Advance; MBIA, RIMM Jump Monday, 12 May 2008 | 2:22 PM ET

    Stocks started the week off higher as the dollar rose to a two-month high and oil receded. MBIA bounced despite reporting an astouding quarterly loss.

  • Top Picks Among the Top Names Monday, 12 May 2008 | 1:37 PM ET

    These stocks are well-known, they're earning money, they're reasonably priced -- and David Scott, manager of the 4-star Chase Growth Fund, thinks investors ought to own them. PLUS: Scott offered Web-only recommendations for CNBC.com readers!

  • Week Ahead: Will Stocks be Boiled in Oil? Friday, 9 May 2008 | 7:14 PM ET

    Wall Street is increasingly worried that bubbling over oil prices will scald the economy and the stock market. That's just one concern for traders in the week ahead which also has inflation data, retail sales and housing numbers. There are also earnings reports, TV networks' upfronts for advertisers, and plenty of Fed, Fed, Fed.

  • The Home Stretch Friday, 9 May 2008 | 6:22 PM ET

    Earnings season draws to a close next week with Wal-Mart and Hewlett-Packard the remaining Dow Components still left to report. Is there a last minute earnings trade here?

  • Game Plan: Trading the Week Ahead Friday, 9 May 2008 | 6:09 PM ET

    Earnings from McDermott, Wal-Mart, Deere and Hewlett-Packard should present some unique buying opportunities, Cramer says.

  • Consumers Feel Pinched, But Market Isn’t Worried Friday, 9 May 2008 | 4:45 PM ET
    Specialist Gregory Zenna, right, directs trading in shares of Verizon on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange, Monday Feb. 14, 2005.  Stocks were narrowly mixed Monday in quiet trading as Wall Street greeted Verizon Communications' $6.7 billion takeover of MCI Corp. with indifference. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    If energy and food prices continue to surge, consumers aren't going to be able to keep up, which would have a huge impact on the economy -- and stocks.  Still,  the market doesn't seem worried.

  • The relentless upward march of oil prices dominated the business headlines through the week, but there were other developments to inspire the traders, analysts, and fund managers who offered their suggestions to investors on CNBC.

  • Triage Trade: Target Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 6:27 PM ET

    Target appears to be losing out to Wal-Mart in the scramble to attract cash-strapped consumers. Why has Target missed the mark?

  • Record Oil Deflates Rally Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 6:15 PM ET

    The Dow achieved modest gains on Thursday despite another new record in crude oil prices. What's the "Word on the Street?

  • A Pop For Your Portfolio? Thursday, 8 May 2008 | 5:00 PM ET

    April same-store sales gave the markets something to chew on Thursday. Could retail add a pop to your portfolio?