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Whether retailers like it or not, shoppers are raising the stakes of the game: they want to shop online and pick up in store.
Wal-Mart shares are doing something pretty unusual this year: They're rising.
Peter Baum, CFO and COO of Essex Manufacturing, which does business in China doesn't see China's slowdown ending anytime soon.
The economy appears to be growing, but the market is hinting at a different economic picture, says Ron Insana.
Just how bad was the market's beginning of the year? Let's go to the numbers.
U.S. stocks closed about 1 percent lower, ending the year's first trading week with sharp losses as concerns about China persisted.
As rising home values encourage consumers to spend more on their residences, two retailers have failed to latch onto the trend.
Despite the volatility this week, bull Tom Lee still expects the S&P 500 to rise to 2,300 this year, and he has four stocks that could lead the way.
U.S. stocks closed narrowly mixed Tuesday, stabilizing after a sharply lower start to the year, amid pressure from declines in oil prices and Apple stock.
Wal-Mart faces a lawsuit claiming store employees negligently allowed an underage, drunk customer to buy a box of bullets later used in three murders.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
U.S. stocks closed sharply lower Thursday as China news overnight and low oil prices renewed concerns about global economic growth.
Jan 7- Supervalu Inc's board approved a spinoff of its Save-A-Lot discount supermarket chain, paving the way for separating a thriving unit from its slower-growing grocery wholesale and food retail businesses. The separation will be through a pro-rata distribution of shares of Save-A-Lot common stock to Supervalu stockholders, who will own at least 80.1...
Jan 7- Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc said same-store sales surged during the holiday shopping months of November and December, spurring shares of retailers on a day global stock markets dropped on concerns over the Chinese economy. Same-store sales rose 3.9 percent in the last two months of the year due to higher online sales and strong demand for...
SANTIAGO, Jan 7- Chile's president and finance minister said on Thursday that price-fixing threatens the economy and called on lawmakers to pass legislation that would stiffen fines and impose jail time on those who commit collusion. On Wednesday, Chile's competition regulator accused supermarket chains Cencosud, SMU, and the local unit of Wal-Mart Stores...
U.S. stocks closed lower, pressured by continued concerns about global economic growth, low oil prices and increased geopolitical tensions.
SANTIAGO, Jan 6- Chile's competition regulator on Wednesday accused supermarket chains Cencosud and SMU and the local unit of Wal-Mart Stores Inc of participating in a price-fixing scheme involving fresh chicken. Cencosud said it had no immediate comment. At the end of 2011, Cencosud, SMU and Wal-Mart had a 92.5 percent market share of Chile's supermarket...
Maybe it's time to rethink Apple stock and call it a decent bond, with an ownership slice of a dominant tech company attached.
*First Solar up after Goldman upgrades stock to buy. After weak Chinese economic data drove stocks down sharply on Monday, the People's Bank of China on Tuesday injected $20 billion into the financial system in a bid to help its markets. Wal Mart Stores Inc shares, up 2.4 percent at $62.92, helped to lift both the Dow and S&P 500, though Monday's big selloff and...
*First Solar up after Goldman upgrades stock to buy. In a bid to stabilize its markets, the People's Bank of China on Tuesday injected $20 billion into the financial system. Gilead Sciences Inc rose 1.7 percent to $99.64, helping to lift the S&P 500, after its experimental hepatitis B drug was found safer than, yet as effective, as its approved treatment Viread.