Retail earnings season kicks off with a bang. In one corner is Home Depot, which blows away Wall Street profit forecasts. In the other corner is Walmart, which disappoints Wall Street with its earnings.
Here are five 'Strong Buy' stock picks from analysts who know how to beat the market. These are especially handy amid the return of market volatility.
Sears' loss could be these retailers' gain as a market share vacuum opens up. Look out, Amazon -- bricks and mortar isn't done yet.
The Dow, S&P and Nasdaq each fell nearly 4% Thursday.
Prices have declined back to $95 in recent days so we have to ask what is next?