The consumer is still cautious, as illustrated in Dollar General's (DG) third quarter earnings, which missed Wall Street's estimates on both the top and bottom lines. That's the assessment from economist and Real Money contributor Steve Blitz. Analysts also say that lower prices from Walmart (WMT) ate into Dollar General's quarter. Dollar General's same store sales fell 0.1%, while analysts had expected an increase. Blitz also comments on how wages are affecting consumer spending. TheStreet's Scott Gamm reports from Wall Street.
More from Video
Despite the president's promise of no stimulus until after Nov. 3, there are no signs yet that this is the sort of correlated selling that leads to a deep correction.
Salesforce, Amgen and Honeywell will give a lift to the DJIA going forward.
CAG has hung onto the bulk of its recent gains, and could rise to the $50 area, according to the charts and indicators.
Breaking down an approach to the long side of this biotech stock.