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While Coach takes a Tuesday beating in the stock market, one analyst said mainstream American women are key to regaining high-end profits.
J.C. Penney is expected to unveil a new pricing model that it hopes will usher the retail giant into a new era and “a whole new business,” Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson told CNBC Tuesday.
Facebook just can’t seem to get in Wall Street’s good graces.
Stocks finished sharply higher Thursday following a pair of better-than-expected economic reports and after ECB President Mario Draghi said the central bank would do whatever it takes to support the euro.
Exxon Mobil reported lower-than-expected quarterly earnings on Thursday, but one analyst said the oil company is still a buy,” despite low natural gas prices.
Shares of Apple traded down as much 5.1 percent on Wednesday — their worst day in 2012 — and one hedge fund manager predicts its stock price will continue to drop before summer’s end.
While most agree the 105 year old company can survive the economic slowdown, analysts are in opposite camps when it comes to the stock.
Mortgage rates are a full percentage point below where they were one year ago, and that recently sparked yet another spike in mortgage refinance applications, according to the Mortgage Bankers Association.
Restaurant earnings results have been mixed so far this year, but one analyst told CNBC that he has seen an “uncanny improvement” in fast-food names across the board as many chains revamp their locations and menus.
Earnings trend continues: Most companies beat, but revenues are light. It happened again today with General Electric and Ingersoll Rand: Both beat on the bottom line, both are a bit light on the topline.
It’s been nearly a month since Moody’s lowered Morgan Stanley’s credit rating to three steps above junk, but one analyst questioned whether the downgrade would continue to weigh on the company’s stock.
Citigroup became the latest bank to report quarterly earnings that topped Wall Street’s expectations on Friday — a trend that one analyst expects to continue.
While hedge funds may be front-running earnings reports, it’s not a great idea for the retail investor — especially not when it comes to bank earnings, David Katz of Matrix Asset Advisors warned.
You might call it Davos on the Hudson. The second-annual CNBC-Institutional Investor investment conference features three U.S. Treasury secretaries, several billionaires and a veritable who's who of the investing world, from private equity firms to hedge funds to real estate.
Friday the 13th turned out to be a lucky day for stocks, with the Dow and S&P 500 snapping a six-day losing streak, propelled by sharp gains in financials following JPMorgan's earnings report.
Amazon is rumored to be testing a smartphone that could be released in early 2013. But does the online retailer stand a chance against Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android? One analyst says that an Amazon smartphone may not be the smartest move.
Days after Target announced a new partnership with high-end department store Neiman Marcus, the company hit fresh a 52-week high on Friday. Still, one analyst thinks it has more room to run.
By most accounts, Groupon is a controversial stock in a volatile sector — and Mark Mahaney, Internet analyst for Citigroup, is fueling the fire with his double-your-money price target.
Apple could soon control 90 percent of the tablet market if it succeeds in replicating its larger tablet market share in the smaller category, an analyst tells CNBC.
The state, which tied for 13th in 2011, scored high in four categories: economy, workforce, business friendliness and quality of life.
Jim Cramer is host of CNBC's "Mad Money" and co-anchor of the 9 a.m. ET hour of CNBC's "Squawk on the Street."
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Rick Santelli joined CNBC Business News as an on-air editor in 1999, reporting live from the floor of the Chicago Board of Trade.
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