Not many retailers still report monthly same store sales, but among the few that do, the results for March are a bit disappointing.» Read More
Stocks surged to two-year highs on Thursday as all the major indexes rose beyond their closing highs for the year in the wake of the Federal Reserve's decision to buy $600 billion in Treasury bonds to boost the economy and news that President Obama said he was open to extending the Bush-era tax cuts to all income levels. JPMorgan and BofA gained.
Stocks continued to soar to new highs for the year Thursday, with banks getting a boost from news the Fed will allow "healthy" institutions to raise their dividends. BofA and JPM gain.
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Stocks gained after President Barack Obama said he was open to extending the Bush-era tax cuts to all income levels. Boeing and Caterpillar gained.
Retailers largely reported better-than-expected sales in October, providing some momentum heading into the Christmas holiday shopping season.
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Stocks ended mixed after a volatile session as investors cautiously anticipated monthly jobs data and third-quarter earnings reports. Alcoa and Verizon fell, while GE and DuPont rose.
Stocks were modestly lower ahead of the closing bell, ending a volatile session marked by a handful of encouraging economic reports, a rising dollar, and investor caution ahead of quarterly earnings reports and monthly jobs data. Verizon and Alcoa fell, while GE rose.
Stocks were mixed Thursday as the Dow backed off after nearing striking distance of 11,000 for the first time since May. Pfizer and GE rose, while AT&T fell.
A late burst of back-to-school shopping helped many U.S. retail chains to top analysts' estimates in September.
September same store sales are in, and the vast majority have to be pleasantly surprised... How surprised? Overall, September same store sales are up 2.7 percent, versus expectations of 2.3 percent, according to RetailMetrics.
Stock index futures pointed to a lower open for Wall Street Thursday and gold powered ahead as investors remained cautious at the start of earnings season, which kicks off after the bell with numbers from Alcoa.
Warm weather and sales tied to the Memorial Day and Father's Day holidays helped drive shoppers to stores in June, but the heavy discounting may have hurt retail profits.
S&P 500 futures moved up a couple points as initial jobless claims were slightly lower than expected, as was the continuing claims number.
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What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Thursday, Nov. 19.
Shares of teen apparel retailers are getting hit particularly hard Thursday in the wake of October same-store sales results. It's not surprising. This sector is facing some tough challenges. Teen unemployment has been at historically high levels. This means teens have less money to spend on jeans and T-shirts.
As of 9:15 this morning, 100% of retailers tracked by Thomson Reuters have reported same store sales. Here is a breakdown of where things stand.