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.
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Many investors and traders are wondering if the stock markets will see a Santa Claus rally. Often the stock markets will have an end of year rally at the start of the holiday season. This year there are some major problems that could prevent that traditional rally. The main issue that could prevent the Santa Claus rally is the European banking crisis.
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Cleco Corp. (NYSE:CNL) announced that it has reached agreements with a 10-member bank group led by JPMorgan Chase & Co. to amend its credit facilities at Cleco Corp. and Cleco Power LLC. Cleco currently has two revolving senior unsecured credit facilities - one at Cleco Corp. for $200 million and one at Cleco Power for $300 million.
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Ann Taylor (NYSE:ANN) announced that world-renowned actress Demi Moore will return as the face of their Holiday 2011 campaign. Shot by famed fashion photographer Norman Jean Roy in studio in Los Angeles, the campaign is inspired by a Nordic winter wonderland and features Moore in the middle of a magical snow-filled scene capturing the joy, warmth and romance of the Holiday season.
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Tidewater Inc. (NYSE:TDW) announced that its fiscal 2012 first quarter (ended June 30, 2011) earnings release and conference call have been scheduled for Thursday, August 4, 2011. The press release will be issued before the market opens, and the conference call will begin at 9:00 a.m. Central time.