Stock index futures dipped Monday, tracking losses in Europe amid concerns over whether Greece can avoid a messy default.
Take a look at some of Monday morning's early movers:
Goldman Sachs' latest "Conviction List" for the Americas, a roster of "buy"-rated U.S. stocks, highlights 11 consumer companies. TheStreet.com details the profiles, market cap, potential upside and 2011 return of these companies.
In the wake of this year's Black Friday shopping frenzy, many were asking how retailers were going to do to maintain the momentum throughout the holiday shopping season. We now have the answer: Let's make it Black Friday everyday!
We’ve scanned the hot holiday toy lists from retailers, trade publications and blogs, and did a little digging ourselves to bring you a collection of toys that is sure to please.
Investors worry that if earnings can’t break the vicious cycle of stocks moving in same direction, stock pickers may be forced to join the protesters down on Wall Street.
Last week, retailers took a crack at picking the hot toys for the upcoming Christmas holiday season, and this week, it’s the publications that write and review toys that are taking a crack at it. But ultimately, the only lists that matter are the ones children write with their wishes.
It's that most wonderful time of the year for toy makers. Parents will soon be stuffing the closets full of toys to give as holiday gifts. But before we get there, parents will need to know what to buy. So here comes the parade of hot holiday toy lists.
Toys 'R Us is ratcheting up the number of exclusive products it will sell this holiday season. The expanded effort, which may have been foretold by the company's hiring of Neil Friedman, a long-time Mattel executive earlier this year, will be supported by direct-mail efforts (which will begin this weekend), social marketing, and television advertising.
Companies that have dominated the toy market have sometimes rolled out products that may have seemed like a joke to potential buyers. Here are a few examples.
As many companies are releasing their second-quarter earnings reports, one investment firm has released its list of top stock picks for the third quarter. David Kestenbaum, Morgan Joseph TriArtisan's head of equity research, detailed his top picks in an interview with CNBC on Friday.
Bank shares tumbled Monday, hit by a ratings downgrade in the sector and growing concerns that the U.S. and Europe are not doing enough to address their escalating debt problems.
You still can't use people's names in Scrabble — but according to the latest update of one major Scrabble dictionary, words like "Grrl" and "Innit" are just fine.
Some companies spring from a single idea or a single innovation, while others take a detour. Some of the biggest brands and biggest companies today were created from a detour.
Hasbro's earnings announcement certainly didn't wind up investors Thursday — the toymaker missed expectations and reported net income fell 71 percent.
Stocks ended higher as investors took heart from strong economic news and shrugged off disappointing quarterly results ahead of a big week of earnings. Merck and DuPont led the Dow higher, while BofA fell.
Stocks lost a little steam in the final hour of trading as technology companies slid, although investors remained encouraged by several upbeat economic report. Merck and DuPont gained, while BofA fell.
Stocks closed mixed after another choppy, low volume session, as the broader market staged a late afternoon rally despite slumping bank and tech stocks. Kraft rose, while JPMorgan fell.
Stocks took a brighter tone in the last hour of trading as the broader market gained, although banks and tech stocks remained lower. Coca Cola rose, while JPMorgan fell.
U.S. equities are seeing a consolidation while emerging market stocks are accelerating, said Mark Tepper, managing partner and co-founder of Strategic Wealth Partners.