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  • BJ's Wholesale Quarterly Profit Rises Tuesday, 20 Nov 2007 | 7:59 AM ET

    BJ's Wholesale Club, which is working to turn its business around, Tuesday reported higher-than-expected quarterly profit as sales increased 8 percent.

  • Wal-Mart Reveals Web-Focused 'Black Friday' Plans Monday, 19 Nov 2007 | 4:14 PM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores unveiled Thanksgiving holiday sales plans, which focus heavily on using its Web site to publicize its discount prices and kick off the extended holiday shopping weekend.

  • The turkey’s not even in the oven, but the annual game of chicken has begun.  Consumers are waiting to see if retailers grow desperate and cut prices deeper than planned.

  • Holiday Retail Winners and Losers: A Preview Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 3:27 PM ET
    Shoppers look at home theater televisions at the Best Buy store Monday, Sept. 11, 2006 in Richfield, Minn. Best Buy Co. Inc., the nation's largest consumer electronics retailer, said its second-quarter earnings rose 22 percent on a 13 percent increase in revenue. The results beat Wall Street expectations, but Best Buy left its full-year guidance unchanged. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

    Electronics are in, women's clothes are out -- and leather handbags and jewelry are on the fence heading into next week's unofficial start to the 2007 holiday season. U.S. consumers are struggling with soaring fuel and food costs and the falling housing sector.

  • Vizio Big Screen TV's Make For Big Business Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 11:14 AM ET
    Vizio VM60P - 60" Plasma HDTV

    As we head into the crux of the holiday shopping season, big screen, flat-panel digital televisions will once again be a hot seller; and the hottest company in this sector isn't Samsung, or Panasonic, or Sony  or Pioneer. Prepare for the Vizio invasion.

  • Retailers Showing Q4 A Mixed Bag So Far Friday, 16 Nov 2007 | 9:19 AM ET

    The fourth quarter is now half over, and fourth quarter earnings estimates have been coming down quickly for financials and retailers. Both Kohl's and Ann Taylor lowered their guidance. Ann Taylor noted that "Traffic trends were particularly soft in the month of October," though they improved in November

  • Sony's PS3 With Blu-ray Gets Back As A Player Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 3:50 PM ET
    PlayStation 3

    Sony appears to be coming up with a winning formula. Amazing what a steep price cut will do, but you can't argue with success. Howard Stringer, Sony's CEO, is on the wires saying Sony sold over 100,000 PlayStation 3 units last week, calling the results "the breakthrough we've been anticipating."

  • CPI, Subprime Helping Markets, JC Penny Disappoints Thursday, 15 Nov 2007 | 9:22 AM ET

    Good and bad news this morning. Good news: CPI in line with expectations. --More relief on the subprime front. UBS said they do not expect a major write-down of subprime-related exposures.

  • Cramer's Crystal Clear on Corning Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 7:16 PM ET

    Don't buy television manufacturers going into the holidays. Buy the company that makes the glass they so desperately need.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Shopping for Stock Ideas at Wal-Mart Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 7:15 PM ET

    Sometimes a conference call can be a goldmine for an alert investor.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Holiday Retail Traffic to Fall 2.5%: Research Firm Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 12:52 PM ET

    U.S. stores may seem less crowded this holiday season, with one research firm predicting a 2.5 percent drop in foot traffic this year.

  • The Clock Is Ticking Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 11:02 AM ET

    Tuesday's rally has opened a buying window that won't be around forever.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Market Insider/Wednesday Look Ahead Wednesday, 14 Nov 2007 | 8:26 AM ET

    Inflation and retail sales data, plus a speech from Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke are the big before-the-bell events that could sway market direction Wednesday.

  • Tuesday's Retail Rally Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 6:54 PM ET

    Believe it or not, retail gave a boost to the stock market on Tuesday. Wait until you hear which big box offered the Street a solid quarterly profit and an upbeat forecast.

  • Stocks Close With Huge Gains After Four Days of Losses Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 4:56 PM ET

    Stocks rebounded from four days of losses, buoyed by a recovery in technology shares, optimism over Wal-Mart Stores' solid profit and an easing of concerns about credit losses atmajor banks.

  • Oil, Wal-Mart Among Reasons For Rally Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 4:37 PM ET

    Why the rally? Let me count the ways: 1) Stocks oversold (financials in particular over-shorted). 2) Oil drops (helping overall market). 3) Wal-Mart does not lower guidance for the fourth quarter (retailers rally).

  • Market Rally? Here's Why It Happened Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 1:09 PM ET

    Huh, what happened? With the understanding that we are still midday, here's the reasons for the rally: 1) The primary driver is that stocks have been dramatically oversold, and in the case of financials, heavily shorted.

  • Wal-Mart Earnings "Tide" Lifting Stocks Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 10:47 AM ET

    Strong earnings and a better forecast from Wal-Mart is giving a boost to stocks this morning after a mixed picture in overseas markets. The dollar is weaker this morning and gold is recovering some ground after yesterday's sell-off.. Asian stock markets were mixed, with Tokyo closing about a half a percent lower. European markets were moving lower.

  • Traders Feel Market Still Hostage To Credit Crisis Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 9:18 AM ET

    What's up with these last hour sell-offs three of the last four days? Many traders believe there is another major round of quant fund de-risking which is forcing many other large, plain vanilla hedge funds to de-risk.

  • Wal-Mart Surprises with Strong Profit, Sales Tuesday, 13 Nov 2007 | 7:52 AM ET

    Wal-Mart Stores Tuesday reported a higher-than-expected 8 percent rise in quarterly profit, helped by tighter control on expenses and efforts to draw customers into its U.S. stores earlier than ever for holiday shopping.