The National Retail Federation estimates holiday sales will be up 4.1 percent this year, compared with a 3.1-percent increase last year.» Read More
September retail sales: improving, but is it enough? September same store sales, out tomorrow, are expected to decline by 0.8 percent year over year, according to RetailMetrics.
In this era of Facebook ads and company-customer interaction through Twitter, direct marketing that shows up in your mail box seems incredibly outdated. I mean, junk mail? Really?
The technicals point to a "head and shoulders" pattern and just about any way you look at these charts, the S&P looks to go to 1200.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Dollar Tree and Williams-Sonoma popped while CSX Corp and Jacobs Engineering dropped.
Stocks ended flat Wednesday as investors shrugged off solid demand from today's five-year Treasury auction and some encouraging economic reports.
Plus, a call on a Netflix competitor, “cash for cribs” and more.
How do you write "glut" in Chinese? China stockpiles massive quantities of commodities.
ADP said May private sector jobs fell by 532k, about in line with expectations of a drop of 525k. The good news is that the level of job losses has clearly stabilized; the bad news is that we are still not seeing much of an increase in hiring. Bottom line: unemployment rate will continue to rise, at least in the near future.
Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.
Forget raindrops on roses and whiskers on kittens, if you’re a business owner you want to be one of Oprah’s favorite things!
More than half of us believe we’re heading for another Great Depression. Jeff Macke ventures inside the consumer mind.
Not a big surprise we are seeing modest profit-taking this morning. Big European banks are down mid single-digits.
In this Web Extra, the traders talk President Obama's primetime's news conference, as well as Carnival earnings, Williams Sonoma earnings and more!
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Credit Suisse and CIT Group popped while Starbucks and Diamond Foods dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Microsoft and Staples popped while Mosaic and Beazer dropped.
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Goldman Sachs and Ford popped while Chesapeake Energy and eBay dropped.
Discount and dollar stores are back in fashion and back in the black. Just about everyone else has his back to the wall.
Q: On Fast Money’s trader radar we look at the stock that was lighting up screens across Wall Street. This company started in the kitchen, after the founder was inspired by classic French cooking equipment. It has since moved to all rooms of the house, using a direct mail strategy to popularize its Pottery Barn chain but shareholders couldn't take the heat and got out of the kitchen today after the company slashed its earnings forecast in half. Who is it?
Following are the day’s biggest winners and losers. Find out why shares of Amylin and Las Vegas Sands popped while Williams-Sonoma and DSW Inc. dropped.
Futures popped about 6 points at 8:30am ET, as preliminary second quarter GDP of 3.3 percent seems to have ended talk of a "formal" recession. MBIA up 17 percent pre-open, as it agreed to reinsure $184 billion of municipal bond risk from FGIC (its competitor). MBIA gets $741 million in premiums. Ambak up 13 percent in sympathy. And retailers continue to report very mixed results.