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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 20:51:56 EDTConsumer surveys have yielded starkly conflicting results of late ahead of the presidential election. Here is one way for investors to sift through the noise.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 21:54:36 EDTCostco shares should continue to suffer under the weight of competition from Amazon.com and others.
Wed, 28 Sep 2016 06:55:55 EDTInvestors offered their own grades for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump following Monday’s debate.
Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:15:39 EDTNike’s North American results should begin to accelerate again, as the sportswear maker pushes back against competitors.
Sun, 25 Sep 2016 20:41:59 EDTCarnival shares have significantly underperformed the broad market heading into Monday’s earnings report.
Fri, 23 Sep 2016 00:40:38 EDTTwo professors developed a hypothetical trading strategy around earnings announcements that, with hindsight, has a formidable track record.
Wed, 21 Sep 2016 13:36:25 EDTAutoZone’s stock offers a rare buying opportunity ahead of Thursday’s earnings report.
Tue, 20 Sep 2016 14:13:20 EDTBed Bath & Beyond’s margins have shriveled, same-store sales have dropped and the stock has suffered; Wednesday’s fiscal second-quarter results are expected to continue reflecting its difficult times.
Mon, 19 Sep 2016 22:14:11 EDTFedEx’s air-shipping Express division will be a key area to watch in Tuesday’s earnings report.
Sun, 18 Sep 2016 22:03:12 EDTFinancial markets have had a counterintuitive reaction ahead of the Federal Reserve’s meeting this week.
Thu, 15 Sep 2016 23:13:32 EDTStubbornly low inflation has prompted calls for the Fed to raise its target.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016 20:30:37 EDTAs people spend less on cars, the question in Thursday’s retail-sales report is whether they are shifting their spending elsewhere, or if they are cutting back overall.
Tue, 13 Sep 2016 16:46:37 EDTCracker Barrel has bucked difficult industry trends, but it isn’t immune to a possible restaurant recession.
Mon, 12 Sep 2016 23:20:17 EDTBuying the dip has taken on added importance in this bull market, a byproduct of this central-bank-driven world.
Sun, 11 Sep 2016 20:12:28 EDTConflicting signals on the timing of the Fed’s next rate increase jolted markets Friday. Soon, though, investors may be pining for more of the Fedspeak they have been cursing.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 16:55:52 EDTFalling food prices are expected to take a toll on the supermarket chain’s second-quarter results.
Thu, 08 Sep 2016 00:44:37 EDTA big shift in market dynamics is adding to the pain facing active stock pickers this year.
Tue, 06 Sep 2016 20:48:39 EDTInvestors have applauded Hewlett Packard Enterprise’s narrower focus. Now it must justify its recent rally when it reports fiscal third-quarter results on Wednesday.
Mon, 05 Sep 2016 21:58:07 EDTAfter Friday’s jobs report, the question is whether a decent labor market can translate into sustained overall growth, which would support a shift in the stock market last month; Tuesday’s ISM nonmanufacturing index should provide some answers.
Fri, 02 Sep 2016 05:08:53 EDTA strong jobs report might be too tough for the Federal Reserve to ignore, as it weighs when to raise interest rates.
Wed, 31 Aug 2016 19:53:19 EDTThe yoga-wear maker’s shares have rallied by more than one-third this year. Additional gains might be a stretch.
Tue, 30 Aug 2016 16:40:29 EDTAs Salesforce.com gets set to report earnings, the question is whether its latest spate of deals and potential to do more are masking other concerns.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 19:46:06 EDTHome values are creeping closer to records, much to the dismay of consumers who have missed out.
Mon, 29 Aug 2016 05:35:09 EDTWith interest rates low and stock valuations distorted, how much cash companies give back to investors is more crucial than ever.
Thu, 25 Aug 2016 22:52:42 EDTAs investors debate whether markets are calm, the hope is Janet Yellen’s Jackson Hole speech provides more clarity than confusion.
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:29:23 EDTRising wages might be the next catalyst to boost Dollar General and Dollar Tree.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 15:23:22 EDTAs sales and earnings decline, HP’s shares have rallied, benefiting from investors’ continued reach for yield.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 16:18:06 EDTBest Buy’s turnaround has matured and growth is proving hard to maintain, a tough reality ahead of its earnings report.
Mon, 22 Aug 2016 17:00:55 EDTThe ultimate question facing Tim Cook five years into his tenure as chief executive: Are Apple’s best days behind it?
Thu, 18 Aug 2016 19:06:52 EDTMore pain is expected for Deere when it reports quarterly results on Friday.
Wed, 17 Aug 2016 20:50:52 EDTWal-Mart’s rally this year will be put to the test in Thursday’s quarterly results.
Tue, 16 Aug 2016 17:53:08 EDTInvestors don’t anticipate the Fed raising rates any time soon. Wednesday’s Fed minutes may alter that mind-set.
Mon, 15 Aug 2016 20:25:47 EDTAs shoppers shun department stores, the parent of T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods continues to thrive.
Sun, 14 Aug 2016 20:23:07 EDTStocks at record highs come with rich valuations, a warning sign that matters not only for individual investors but also public pension funds that base their health on investment targets.
Thu, 11 Aug 2016 23:46:13 EDTConsumers aren’t afraid to spend these days, but as Friday’s retail-sales report will likely show, they are also becoming more discerning about what, where and how they make their purchases.
Wed, 10 Aug 2016 15:34:37 EDTMacy’s has been hurt by the shift to online shopping, dwindling store traffic and increasing competition from discount retailers.
Tue, 09 Aug 2016 19:50:48 EDTThe burger shop’s second-quarter earnings face tough headwinds, including a possible ‘restaurant recession.’
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 20:36:22 EDTDisney’s earnings will show the outsize impact ESPN still has on the slumping stock.
Mon, 08 Aug 2016 13:47:52 EDTOnline lenders LendingClub and On Deck are set to report second-quarter earnings amid a quest to regain investor confidence.
Thu, 04 Aug 2016 22:12:28 EDTFriday’s U.S. jobs report follows big swings in the May and June numbers; why an in-line report would be just right.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 19:12:11 EDTPublic scrutiny has pressured SeaWorld for years, weighing on attendance and hurting the stock price. Thursday’s second-quarter earnings likely won’t change that.
Wed, 03 Aug 2016 12:40:50 EDTHerbalife gears up for its first quarterly report since its settlement with federal regulators.
Mon, 01 Aug 2016 18:47:03 EDTFord Motor last week jolted the U.S. auto industry, saying industry sales have peaked following six years of growth. The warning reverberated across the market.
Sun, 31 Jul 2016 22:21:58 EDTWeak business spending might threaten manufacturing’s recent recovery.