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  • Early movers: HD, WMT, DKS, RCL, URBN & more Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 8:02 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.

  • May 19- Wal-Mart Stores Inc reported lower-than-expected quarterly U.S. same-store sales growth, saying its customers were using their tax refunds and savings at the pump to pay down debt rather than spend on discretionary items. Wal-Mart forecast second-quarter earnings of $1.06- $1.18 per share, largely below the average analyst estimate of $1.17.

  • *Dow component Apple's shares rose 0.43 percent to $130.75 in premarket trading, a day after investor Carl Icahn said the stock was "still dramatically undervalued." *Wal-Mart fell 2.21 percent to $78.15 after the company reported lower-than-expected U.S. same-store sales growth. *Urban Outfitters was down 16.5 percent at $34 after it reported quarterly sales...

  • Wal-Mart 1Q profit falls on pay raises Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 7:21 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Wal-Mart Stores Inc. reported a 7 percent drop in first-quarter profit as the strong dollar and some efforts to improve its business hurt its bottom line. Greg Foran, who had been president and CEO of Wal-Mart Asia and took over Wal-Mart's U.S. business last summer, asked for investor patience. Wal-Mart's results adds to questions about the health of...

  • Wal-Mart 1st-qtr same-store sales miss estimates Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 7:10 AM ET

    May 19- Wal-Mart Stores Inc, the world's largest retailer, reported lower-than-expected U.S. same-store sales growth, sending its shares down 2 percent in premarket trading on Tuesday. Net profit attributable to Wal-Mart fell to $3.34 billion, or $1.03 per share, in the first quarter ended April 30, from $3.59 billion, or $1.11 per share, a year earlier.

  • Wal-Mart profit, sales miss on stronger dollar Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 7:03 AM ET
    A Walmart pushes grocery carts at a Walmart store in Miami, Florida.

    Wal-Mart Stores delivered quarterly earnings and revenue that fell short of analysts' expectations on Tuesday, hurt by the stronger dollar.

  • As a part-time customer service representative at a Wal-Mart in Sacramento, California, Henderson is one of an estimated 40 million American workers for who calling in sick is a luxury. "I'm super afraid of getting sick," said Henderson, 29, who slathers on hand sanitizer at work in hopes of fending off illness. And since San Francisco started requiring that in...

  • Stocks break out, so where's the champagne Tuesday, 19 May 2015 | 6:06 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The S&P 500 broke through the top of its recent range with room to spare, signaling to some that a short-term rally may be at hand.

  • Stocks break out, so where's the champagne Monday, 18 May 2015 | 7:10 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    The S&P 500 broke through the top of its recent range with room to spare, signaling to some that a short-term rally may be at hand.

  • Retail stocks top Halftime's trades to go Monday, 18 May 2015 | 1:30 PM ET

    The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.

  • For the highest-paid CEOs, the party goes on Monday, 18 May 2015 | 10:28 AM ET
    John Malone, Liberty Media Corp.

    The New York Times reports in its Equilar ranking that executive pay is at its highest since it started keeping track in 2006, NYT reports.

  • Market's new biggest fear: Economic stall Monday, 18 May 2015 | 7:42 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Wednesday's Fed minutes along with housing data might cause turbulence.

  • Investors watch for more signs of economic stall Monday, 18 May 2015 | 5:58 AM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    Next week's Fed minutes along with housing data might cause turbulence.

  • Theme park where kids are in charge comes to UK Monday, 18 May 2015 | 1:03 AM ET
    A general view of KidZania Tokyo.

    Welcome to KidZania – a theme park-cum-real-world-role-play center equipped with its own banking system and town center built to scale.

  • Pedestrians walk past an Urban Outfitters store in New York.

    Jim Cramer can't believe the giant stock rotation of retail stocks occurring. He turns to his game plan to find out if it will strike back next week.

  • May 15- Weeks after Wal-Mart Stores Inc was accused of shuttering a California store to stop workers from organizing, the company said it would seek permits to rip up floors and replace plumbing lines as part of significant repairs at five stores the retailer said justified their abrupt closure. Wal-Mart's move last month to temporarily close the stores...

  • Yellen will be preceded by Chicago Fed President Charles Evans, who will talk about policy on Monday and Wednesday in Europe. "From Yellen, markets want to know whether or not she continues with that direction," said Quincy Krosby, market strategist at Prudential Financial in Newark, New Jersey. On the earnings front, the week's top billing will be the world's...

  • *Yum Brands up after J.P. Morgan upgrade. *Netflix jumps after report of China entry. May 15- U.S. shares ended little changed on Friday, with the S&P 500 edging up to a record high for a second straight session after a ream of weak economic data.

  • 13 wacky and original ideas raising millions Friday, 15 May 2015 | 11:30 AM ET
    Magnifying glass over illustration of lightbulb in head

    Hundreds of noteworthy new businesses had to be turned away from the 2015 CNBC Disruptor 50 list. Here's a look at the honorable mentions.

  • DuPont win over Peltz is a win for investors Thursday, 14 May 2015 | 11:42 AM ET
    Nelson Peltz

    DuPont's win over activist investor Nelson Peltz is a victory for long-term shareholders, says former Medtronic CEO Bill George.