We'll hit some kind of 'new normal' as the shock of the smaller paychecks wears off and consumers reset their priorities.
Amid news about Hot Topic's takeover by Sycamore Partners, the lawsuits begin to arrive.
The brokerage firm initiated coverage on a bevy of retail stocks today, seeing strength and growth prospects as catalysts.
Bristol-Myers is downgraded to 'neutral,' and Gap is initiated with an 'underperform.'
Markets are set for a steady open following remarks from the ECB president.
Dell is going private. January retail sales will be announced. McGraw-Hill comes under fire from US DoJ. Avon and Goodyear report earnings.
These companies' share repurchases could materially affect EPS and valuations.
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