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- Q2 2019 share repurchases were $164.5 billion - 20.1% lower than Q1 2019, 13.7% lower than Q2 2018, and 26.2% lower than the record Q4 2018.
-- Funds will support immediate and long-term community needs --
A report Friday from the Labor Department shows the U.S. economy added 130,000 jobs in August, down from 164,000 in July. Economists had forecast a gain of 160,000 jobs. The month's gains included 25,000 temporary workers hired by the U.S. government to prepare for the 2020 census.
Looking for deals on apparel, home appliances or electronics this Labor Day? Here's where to go.
Hard-line retailers seem better positioned than soft-liners, according to Morgan Stanley analysts.
How did Lowe's becomes a home improvement giant? It all comes down to the simple law of supply and demand.
Amazon has put tremendous pressure on traditional brick-and-mortar names and more recently, the trade war has become a headwind. But these names are posting robust growth and proving they can adapt.
While earnings season may be winding down, there are still a few key companies reporting the week of August 19th.
Retail sector's rally pushes PIR up 22.6% just two weeks after NYSE threatened to delist the company.
Dick's Sporting Goods posts second-quarter sales that surpass analysts' forecasts and lifts its full-year outlook - another sign that the U.S. consumer remains alive and well despite signs of slowing economic growth.
U.S. stock futures turn slightly higher Thursday; Dick's Sporting Goods and Salesforce.com report earnings; Donald Trump slams Ford for backing an agreement with California to lower emission standards.
A brief yield curve inversion did not distract investors from strong earnings from retail giants Target and Lowe's.
In one, the U.S. is faltering, and in the other, it's booming -- but there's much more to it than either.
BMO Capital Markets initiates an Outperform rating for BP p.l.c. and Benchmark gives Marvell Technology Group a Buy rating -- both are stocks in our portfolio.
Target reported a phenomenal quarter, but how much does that depend on a strong consumer? Jim Cramer breaks it down
I'm taking some shares of this recent IPO today.
Home improvement retailer Lowe's reports second-quarter earnings that beat analysts' forecasts as the Home Depot competitor continues to focus on luring home-improvement and renovation-focused customers through its doors.
I dub Resonant and Chiasma as 'busted IPOs'.
This is a market in a trading range and both dogmatic bulls and bears are going to have a difficult time navigating it.
U.S. stock futures rise as Wall Street looks ahead to the release Wednesday of the minutes from the Federal Reserve's meeting in July and a speech Friday from Chairman Jerome Powell; Donald Trump says he's looking at cutting payroll taxes for Americans; Target and Lowe's report earnings.
Some retailers are increasing in relevance. Others have less and less reason for being.
-- Comparable Sales Increased 2.3 Percent; U.S. Comparable Sales Increased 3.2 Percent --
But president should use position now to cut a deal with China on tariffs to avoid hammering consumer confidence.
Home Depot's earnings beat analysts' forecasts, though the company indicates future earnings growth may look slightly less solid.
Buy Lowe's on weakness to its 'reversion to the mean' at $86.19, which is its 200-week simple moving average. A negative weekly chart supports this warning.
Under CEO Fabrizio Freda, the cosmetics giant takes risks and then does the blocking and tackling needed to win in a challenging retail environment.
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