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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.
The overall back to school season might disappoint, as many forecasters are predicting just a slight increase in same-store sales.
Personal income and outlays are up, but consumer confidence isn't and many retail stocks are so-so at best.
In Tuesday's Analysts' Actions, TheStreet highlights a positive coverage initiation on Fitbit (FIT) as well as a couple of rating changes on Lowe's (LOW) and Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (ANF).
Bulls may cheer, but the real economy is suffering.
Stocks extended early losses in midday trading Thursday after U.S. pending home sales hit a nine-year high.
On Thursday May 28th we await earnings results from Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF), Express (EXPR), Pacific Sunwear (PSUN), GameStop (GME), Ulta (ULTA), and Avago Technologies (AVGO).
Energy shares slide; Broadcom is the day's big winner.
Not only did Nordstrom nail their apparel offerings this year, but they also added sales events to the calendar without slamming margins, says Dan Hess, chief analyst at Merchant Forecast.
Jim Cramer answers viewers' Twitter (TWTR) questions from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
There are also a few reported deals to keep an eye on.
For the week of May 25, we outline the key earnings reports and economic data to keep an eye on.
Light volume precedes break for Memorial Day.
Well-known names losing out to Wal-Mart and others on apparel.
Fashion is just the first beachhead for these stores.
In Monday's Analysts' Actions, we highlight coverage initiations on retail stocks and a Twitter (TWTR) upgrade.