Financial Fallout Mounts from Baltimore’s Riot

Insured property damage caused by the recent rioting in Baltimore has hit $23.9 million and is destined to...


What Recent Retail Results Say about the Health of the Overall Economy

What raised my eyebrows recently was the weaker-than-expected April retail sales figure.


Stocks Change Little from Records on Retail Data

Both the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones Industrial Average made slight gains from yesterday's records today, thanks...


Retail Sector’s Robust March Offers Consumers 12.49 Percent Yield

Last Friday, the U.S. Department of Commerce released its March 2014 retail sector data. Overall, the retail sector’s...

Retail Rallies Stocks from Last Week’s Lows

Following last week's worst weekly results in two years, stocks bounced back upwards today, thanks in part to...

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Visa’s Monopoly Inhibits Retailer Profit Margins

The world’s largest retailer claims that its largest card issuer is colluding with banks to fix transaction fees.

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250,000 Jobs Now Available for Clean Up in Aisle 9

In a marriage grocer heavyweights, Safeway (SWY) and Albertsons have agreed to a merger, creating a new retail...

Staples to Shutter 225 Stores to Correct Slide

Staples Inc. (SPLS), is the largest retail supplier of office materials in the United States. So you’d think...


How Rising Prices Will Affect Retail and Restaurant Recovery

As part of my normal, everyday data-point gathering, I read, peruse and examine a slew of articles, websites...

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Light up Your Investment Income with a 6.5 Dividend

It doesn’t look like Phillip Morris International (PM) is suffering too much due to CVS Corporation’s decision to...