Stocks finished in positive territory Wednesday, reversing two-straight sessions of losses, as the energy sector jumped on rising oil prices amid speculation of a U.S.-led military strike on Syria.
Williams-Sonoma is reporting Q2 EPS of $0.49 on revenue of $982 million, with CNBC's Dominic Chu.
U.S. stock index futures pared their early losses to trade flat Wednesday following sharp losses in the previous session, but worries of a potential military strike against Syria continued to weigh.
With Saks the latest retailer to disappoint with weaker-than-expected earnings, investors are worried about how the retail sector will fare heading into a heavy week of earnings.
As the Motor City's bankruptcy plays out in court, entrepreneurs are using creative business models to revitalize Detroit. They're harnessing the adage "opportunity in a bottom."
Retailers competing for customers are offering unusual items such as appliances and bedding as part of back-to-school sales. What's worth buying this time of year.
China's export figures are not good news for GDP figures, which will be released on Sunday night.
Amid a slow-growth environment for US manufacturing, one American company is bucking the trend as Americans embrace juicing, which has driven sales higher.
Restoration Hardware has unbelievable momentum and is a "terrific company" that is shaking up the retail market for home furniture, Jim Cramer said.
The S&P 500 is down one percent for the week after being up four weeks in a row. So far, the declines we have seen this year have been on the order of three percent.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Volatile trading in stocks and bonds could continue as investors sort out what's going on with the Fed and whether markets have come to some sort of inflection point.
If earnings are driving the rally, then next week is going to be very telling. "I want to be careful of some stocks," Cramer said.
Check out which companies are making headlines after the bell Thursday:
Dig down into the market and Cramer said you'll find there’s something remarkable underway.
The struggling department store chain is poised to open the first of its new home goods boutiques, a launch that Johnson himself has called "pivotal" to his efforts to revive Penney.
The business news cycle this week was dominated by the financial health of Cyprus. "Squawk Box" was all over that story, but we still managed to have some fun.
It’s not easy to impress Jim Cramer but the following 5 chief executives have done just that.
A "strong holiday lineup" of new products propelled Williams-Sonoma to better-than-expected quarterly earnings, company CEO Laura Alber told CNBC.
The CEO of Williams-Sonoma discusses what drove the company's better-than-expected fourth quarter earnings, and provides insight on her plans to attract customers and grow the business.