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    Stocks struggled Thursday as investors juggled a weak holiday outlook from Wal-Mart and a drop in jobless claims. Techs clawed higher, with huge gains in JDS Uniphase and AMD.

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    Retailers are topping estimates, but pulling back the reigns on their forecasts for the holiday season. What gives?

  • For the third day, stocks are drifting around. What matters is strength in the dollar and inventory builds in crude oil, both of which are pressuring stocks.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks struggled Thursday as investors juggled a weak holiday outlook from Wal-Mart and a drop in jobless claims. Techs clawed higher, with huge gains in JDS Uniphase and AMD.

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  • Wal-Mart Stores posted a higher-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday. John Lawrence, managing director of equity research at Morgan Keegan shared his earnings analysis on the firm.

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    Last week consumer credit for the month of September was reported and fell by -$14.8 billion. That marked the eighth consecutive month the consumer pulled in his/her horns. Consumers apparently continue to believe they are too highly leveraged and are working to pay down debt.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    Stocks wobbled Thursday as investors juggled a weak holiday outlook from Wal-Mart and a drop in jobless claims. Techs clawed higher after some big news out of the sector.

  • The Mortgage Bankers Association said weekly purchases fell 11.7 percent to the lowest level since December 2000. Blame it on the homebuyer tax credit uncertainty, or maybe not. This, while 30-year fixed rate mortgages are below 5 percent.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    U.S. futures remained slightly lower ahead of the open Thursday after Wal-Mart posted a 1.1 percent rise in third-quarter U.S. sales, compared to the same quarter last year, and U.S. mortgage applications pushed higher last week. 

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    Weekly jobless claims are a big item for markets Thursday, but the earnings of retailers could ring up some early signals about the holiday season. Wal-Mart, the largest U.S. retailer, reports third quarter earnings ahead of the opening bell, as does department store chain Kohl's.

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    Thursday morning the markets await earnings from the world's largest retailer, Wal-Mart. What can you expect?

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    What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday,  Nov. 12.

  • Winterizing Your Portfolio - A CNBC Special Report

    The Dow rose for a sixth straight session Wednesday as the dollar hit a new 15-month low after Fed comments and strong Chinese economic data. Financial, material and IT stocks were the biggest gainers.

  • The weather may be getting colder, but sales for intimate apparel are getting hotter, and Maidenform is feeling the heat, Maurice Reznick, the CEO of the intimate apparel maker, told CNBC.

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