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Consumers are still spending, they're just doing it differently.
A rally in energy stocks pushed markets modestly higher to close out Tuesday's session.
For Wednesday, August 19, TheStreet awaits quarterly results from Lowe's (LOW), Target (TGT), Staples (SPLS), American Eagle Outfitters (AEO) and L Brands (LB).
For the week of August 17, TheStreet awaits quarterly results from Estee Lauder (EL), Dick's Sporting Goods (DKS), Home Depot (HD), Walmart (WMT), Staples (SPLS), Target (TGT) and more.
Its so-so earnings and big real estate deal both highlight the state of the merchant trade.
Four companies that should do well, including my 'sleeper' hit of the season.
Personal income and outlays are up, but consumer confidence isn't and many retail stocks are so-so at best.
The retail group remains perched below resistance of a new and bullish five-month flat base. Here are a few of my retail picks.
Well-known names losing out to Wal-Mart and others on apparel.
Trading depends on this afternoon's release of the FOMC minutes.
Jim Cramer answers viewers' stock questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
In Monday's Analysts' Actions, we highlight coverage initiations on retail stocks and a Twitter (TWTR) upgrade.
December sales letdowns were in contrast to companies voicing confidence.