Earlier this week, the Federal Reserve kept its federal funds rate unchanged in a range of zero to 0.25 percent, and said the economy "continued to pick up" since its last meeting. Robert Barbera, chief economist at ITG shared his insights on how this impacts the financials and the economy.
Wal-Mart Stores is upping the ante heading into the holiday season, trimming the online preorder prices of some upcoming DVDs following last month's price cut on books.
Public health experts worried about the spread of the H1N1 flu are raising concerns that workers who deal with the public, like waiters and child care employees, are jeopardizing others by reporting to work sick because they do not get paid for days they miss for illness, reports the New York Times.
As the economy soured, consumers became increasingly resourceful in order to make ends meet. However, this doesn't always mean consumers are shopping on price alone. A new study released by the Grocery Manufacturers Association, Booz & Co. and SheSpeaks looks at the factors influencing a shopper's decision to buy.
New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo filed some salacious charges this morning, accusing Intel of using "illegal threats and collusion" to control the microprocessor market.
Cramer makes the call on retail, telecom and more.
I need your help. I'm looking for high-intensity shoppers demanding the absolute lowest prices this holiday season.
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A late rally helped propel the Dow to a positive finish Monday as financial stocks rebounded.
After a rough and tumble day of trading both the S&P and Dow closed higher for the session on Monday.
Stocks erased all of their gains Monday after an early surge due to a better-than-expected manufacturing report. Financials led the decline.
Markets opened higher Monday, rebounding from Friday's steep decline, but the CBOE Volatility Index (VIX), considered the measure for fear in the market, neared 30. Art Cashin, director of floor operations at UBS Financial Services, shared his insights.
The Dow shot up more than 100 points Monday after a report showed manufacturing expanded more than expected last month.
Stock futures pointed to a modest rebound ahead of the open Monday after the Dow and the S&P 500 experienced their biggest one-day percentage drops Friday since July 2.
We asked the traders for their favorite stocks to 'buy and hold' for the long-term. After all, good things come to those who wait!
Sears took "Christmas creep" one step further Wednesday, pitching its weekly sales as "Black Friday doorbuster" deals before Halloween.
Take profits, folks. Lock in those gains while you have them.
Perhaps the boldest call of the day, Citigroup analyst Deborah Weinswig raised her rating on Target clear across the spectrum, to 'buy' from 'sell' with no stops in-between.
The world's largest retailer wants to keep its customers even after they die.
Toys 'R Us isn't the only toy store taking advantage of the void that KB Toys' bankruptcy left at shopping centers and malls.