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    The market is pouring over a dismal set of numbers from the retail sector. And retail analyst Howard Davidowitz sees a trade!

  • Stocks took a hit from weak December retail sales — even from some of the biggest discount names — but trimmed losses arround midday as strength from Microsoft helped push the Nasdaq into positive territory.

  • Weaker-than-expected December numbers from Wal-Mart sent stock futures sharply lower as retailers overall painted a bleak picture of holiday sales.

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    Futures dropped 5 points on disappointing guidance from Wal-Mart. We were expecting a poor December retail sales report, and for the most part it did not disappoint.

  • Weaker-than-expected December numbers from Wal-Mart sent stock futures sharply lower as retailers overall painted a bleak picture of holiday sales.

  • Discounters are the Lords of Retailing in this recessionary economic realm, according to Telsey Advisory Group chief research officer Dana Telsey.  "The warehouse clubs, the discounters overall...whether it's high-end or low-end, the changes in the environment are leading consumers of all income levels to want value," she told CNBC.

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    In this Web Extra, find out how the traders are gaming the latest retail sales numbers, jobless claims, Obama's economic speech and more!

  • Stocks logged their worst loss in about a month Wednesday amid some dismal predictions on the jobs front and as profit warnings started to roll in.

  • Call this one Reality Check Part Two: a weaker than expected ADP report, along with disappointing earnings guidance from Time Warner and Intel, a big restructuring from Alcoa, and an 11 percent pullback in oil which pulled commodities and commodity stocks down all weighed on the markets today.

  • Stocks fell sharply Wednesday amid more dismal news on the employment front as Alcoa announced huge job cuts and Intel slashed its revenue forecast.

  • Stocks fell sharply Wednesday amid more dismal news on the employment front as Alcoa announced huge job cuts and Intel slashed its revenue forecast.

  • Stocks ended a topsy-turvy session higher as investors juggled a profit warning from Bank of America and some dismal economic news with optimism over the Obama stimulus plan.

  • Stocks were on their way back up again as investors shrugged of some disappointing economic data and kept an optimistic outlook about President-elect Obama's economic-stimulus plan.

  • Stocks pared their gains Tuesday after a reports showed pending-home sales and factory orders declined, while a measure of the service sector unexpectedly improved.

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    After a year-long hangover in 2008, the real estate industry is hoping for some strong, black coffee in the new year.

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    Expect more bankruptcies and retail store closings this year. But after 2009 is done the surviving stores may be sitting pretty.

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    Everyone loves a winner. Following are the best performing stocks for 2008 for the Dow, Nasdaq and the S&P. But will they perform as well this year?

  • Stocks skidded as the unraveling of one of the biggest deals this year overshadowed gains in the energy sector.

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    The Dow started the new year with a big jump on Friday as investors looked beyond grim economic data on hopes that a recovery is on the horizon after a disastrous 2008.

  • Following are the year’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of McDonald’s and Gilead Sciences popped while General Motors and Citigroup dropped.