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U.S. stocks moved higher in quiet trading Wednesday as investors look ahead to a closely-watched speech by Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen on Friday.
Shares of Express were tanking in premarket trading after the apparel retailer posted worse-than-expected earnings.
These stocks show technical characteristics of changing course.
For the week of August 22, investors will be watching a slew of corporate earnings and a key speech from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen.
Retailers' results show that differentiation is the key to this new environment.
And more on what that means for first-time home-buying trends.
Since we last met, I wrote an analysis of Signet Jewelers (SIG) that asked questions about the firm's credit portfolio -- and the stock subsequently cratered. I've also felt similarly bearish about other consumer-discretionary names like Buffalo Wil...
Retail industry woes hit mall stores the hardest as online retail sales continues to grow.
Wall Street kicked losses to the curb again, allowing stocks to post their best two-day run in two months.
HP's spining off its enterprise services, while Tiffany and Express shares slip after earnings miss forecasts.
In 'What's Ahead on Wall Street' for the week of May 23, we still have a couple more companies reporting.
U.S. stocks opened higher Wednesday as oil prices rose on hopes there will be an agreement to freeze output when oil producers meet next week.
U.S. futures are recovering some ground after the dip in markets Tuesday.
In branded vs. unbranded apparel, discounters are doing better.
Expect more of the same from big-box names like The Gap: crummy same-store sales that don't inspire anyone to do any buying.
Technology and health care names led the bullish reversal.
U.S. stocks opened higher Wednesday as China tries new stimulus for its economy.
We may be easing toward Labor Day, but there's still plenty going on.
Personal income and outlays are up, but consumer confidence isn't and many retail stocks are so-so at best.
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.
Well-known names losing out to Wal-Mart and others on apparel.