Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages

Investors Focused on Retail Sales and Wages $WMT, $M, $MCD, $AMZN, $CMG Amidst overall strong Quarterly results, rising labor costs are a growing concern, with more than 12 companies in the S&P 500 mentioning them in conference calls so far this earnings season. Next week, several retailers including Walmart (NYSE:WMT) and Macy’s (NYSE:M) are due […]

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July

Americans are Shopping, Retail Sales Up Sharply in July $M, $WMT, $COST, $AMZN Americans shopped at a healthy pace in July, buying more cars, clothes and appliances, evidence that confident consumers are helping drive strong economic growth. The US Commerce Department says retail sales rose at a 0.5% annual rate in July, after a 0.2% […]

Celebrating the 4th of July in the USA!

Celebrating the 4th of July in the USA!

Celebrating the 4th of July in the USA! $M Fireworks, music, dogs, ribs and suds mark the 242nd anni of Independence for the United States. The Independence Day holiday brings out crowds from small towns to big cities, also is a time when law enforcement agencies are on the alert for suspicious activity. “As always, […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $DG, $FIVE, $M, $PRU, $WHR Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Tuesday, as […]

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand

The Future of Retail Fits in the Palm of Your Hand $FB, $AAPL, $AMZN, $M, $ETSY, $INTU, $CRM The future of retail is not e-Commerce or 1-channel or pop-up shops or geo-fenced flash sales, the future of retail is palm-sized. As social media consumerism cultivates and nurtures a growing number of cool, in your face […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $FCAU, $GSHD, $M, $MU, $OLED, $WWE Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Street’s Top analysts outlook for Key issues for Wednesday, […]

America’s Confident Consumers Post Record Breaking Holiday Spending

America’s Confident Consumers Post Record Breaking Holiday Spending

America’s Confident Consumers Post Record Breaking Holiday Spending $AMZN, $M, $MA, $TGT, $FDX, $UPS The US Holiday shopping season is on track to break sales records on the back of rising consumer confidence presenting an unexpected “boom” for retailers and the delivery companies they rely on. The Christmas Holiday shopping season, a Key period for […]

EU Property Giant Bets $16-B on US Shopping Malls

EU Property Giant Bets $16-B on US Shopping Malls

EU Property Giant Bets $16-B on US Shopping Malls $UNRDY, $WFGPY, $AMZN Europe’s biggest property firm Unibail-Rodamco (OTCMKT:UNRDY) is to buy US and UK mall operator Westfield Corp. (OTCMKT:WFGPY) for $16-B, a defensive move to create a global leader in a sector grappling with the online shopping challenge led by Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN). The transaction gives […]

Thanksgiving Consumers Shopped by Smartphone

Thanksgiving Consumers Shopped by Smartphone

Thanksgiving Consumers Shopped by Smartphone $ADBE, $CRM, $TGT, $M, $KSS, $JWN Adobe Analytics (NASDAQ:ADBE) reported that nearly 50% of the $3-B’s spent on Thanksgiving Day was spent by consumers on their couches shopping by Smartphone. “The big story this holiday season is in mobile shopping,” Mickey Mericle, the vice president of Adobe’s Marketing and Customer […]

Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Brand Is “Hot” Sales Sizzle

Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Brand Is “Hot” Sales Sizzle

Ivanka Trump’s Fashion Brand Is “Hot” Sales Sizzle $JWN, $AMZN, $M News about Ivanka Trump’s label: who’s dropped it, who’s still selling it, who’s boycotting it has been in the Headlines during the 2 to 3 months. In early February, Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) and Neiman Marcus dropped the line; about a week later, Kellyanne Conway, adviser […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $ARCH, $COF, $HTZ, $M Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and initiations […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $CMG, $HTL, $M, $MA, $VLO Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]

Retailers Rally, Driving S&P 500 to Record Highs

Retailers Rally, Driving S&P 500 to Record Highs

Retailers Rally, Driving S&P 500 to Record Highs $BBY, $M, $HD, $AMZN, $TGT Wall Street expects consumers to open their wallets a little wider this holiday shopping season but bargains among red-hot retail stocks could be hard to find, especially as profit growth proves elusive for many big names. Retailers, including Best Buy (NYSE:BBY), Kohls […]

Macy’s (NYSE:M) Progress

Macy’s (NYSE:M) Progress

Macy’s (NYSE:M) Progress Overall, the bias in prices is: Upwards. Short term: Prices are moving. Intermediate term: Prices are trending. Note: this chart shows extraordinary price action to the upside. By the way, prices are vulnerable to a correction towards 39.56. The projected upper bound is: 46.47. The projected lower bound is: 42.85. The projected […]

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations

Wall Street’s Top Analysts Upgrades, Downgrades & Initiations $EGO, $ESV, $FCX, $LVS, $M Daily HeffX-LTN reviews Wall Street analysts research reports to find new investing and trading ideas for our readers. Some reports cover stocks to buy, and others cover stocks to sell or avoid. Below is a list of Wall Streets top analysts upgrades, downgrades and […]

Once High End Retailer Nordstrom’s (NYSE:JWN) Now a Discount Store

Once High End Retailer Nordstrom’s (NYSE:JWN) Now a Discount Store

Once High End Retailer Nordstrom’s (NYSE:JWN) Now a Discount Store $JWN JW Nordstrom’s off-price Rack is thriving, its full-line stores still may have a way to go to fully enter the discount space. In its Q-2, total comparable sales fell 1.2%. It is important to look at the breakdown: comparable sales for its full-line business […]