Keep close tabs on the ETFs tracking agribusiness and retail this week.
Google is reportedly the latest company interested in grabbing Groupon -- and for good reason.
The retailer unveils a new site for movie script submissions, hoping to turn some into feature films.
The retailer posts a better-than-expected quarterly profit and expects a strong fourth quarter as well.
Listening to this week's conference calls from major retailers, it's hard to stay negative.
Wal-Mart and Home Depot raise profit forecasts for the year, even though third-quarter earnings were a mixed bag.
The retailer's leaked ad features midnight bargains and a second sale that begins at 5 a.m.
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All hail the bull market, which ended the week with a big rally. But it also is starting to look a little like 1987, which suffered an epic blow-out.
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Breaking up big banks is an untested solution to the too big to fail problem that attempts to isolate and dismantle large, troubled institutions while protecting the rest of the economy.
The IRS is struggling to combat identify thieves who file fraudulent tax returns in the names of older residents who don't need to file.