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Here come the retailers. After a string of positive consumer data showing confidence at a five-year high and decent same-store sales in October, many of our nation's top retail chains are set to report third-quarter earnings results this week. Forecasts from retailers like Wal-Mart and Target are arguably the best gauges of consumer strength now and the jam packed earnings lineup is sure to bring more clarity moving forward.
Expectations For The Non-Farm Payroll Report Are Nil
Tomorrow, the United States Labor Department will report the non-farm payroll report for the month of May. The past few job reports from the Labor Department have been absolutely dreadful coming in below expectations. Economists are expecting the May non-farm payroll report to show 150,000 new jobs. Many other stock market participants are This report could cause a short term positive reaction in the stocks market if it is better than expected. ...
This morning, the leading retail stocks are showing early strength. The popular Market Vectors Retail ETF (NYSEARCA:RTH) is trading higher by 0.11 cents to $41.23 a share. This leading ETF has been under selling pressure since May 1, 2012 when it traded as high as $42.69 a share. Short term traders should watch for intra-day resistance around the $41.50, and $41.80 levels.
Steady Movements Shown by Ross Stores - NASDAQ:ROST
Ross Stores, Inc (NASDAQ:ROST) operate two brands of off-price retail apparel and home accessories stores. Ross Stores, Inc achieved its new price of $53.62 where it was opened at $52.16 up 0.89 points or +1.71% by closing at $52.94. ROST transacted shares during the day were over 2.60 million shares however it has an average volume of 1.97 million shares.
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Ross Stores at Year Record Breaking Price - NASDAQ:ROST
Ross Stores, Inc among Bulls of the Day - NASDAQ:ROST
Ross Stores, Inc (NASDAQ:ROST) operate two brands of off-price retail apparel and home accessories stores. As of January 29, 2011, the Company operated a total of 1,055 stores, of which 988 were Ross Dress for Less (Ross) locations in 27 states and Guam and 67 were dd's DISCOUNTS stores in six states.
It's been a hot and cold year for the stock market, but these Fortune 500 companies managed to float to the top with impressive gains. From Ross Stores to MasterCard, here are the biggest winners.
From 30,000 feet, this year's volatile swings in the stock market don't look as bad, with the S&P 500 down only 3% for the year.