Tag: Retail stocks

Retail Stocks Ready To Explode After Strong Start To Holiday Shopping Season?

| November 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

The holiday shopping season kicked off with a bang this past weekend. According to the National Retail Federation, retail sales surged 16% and shoppers spent a record $52.4 billion. Millions of consumers had no problem cutting their Thanksgiving feasts short to take advantage of earlier store openings and deep discounts. They flocked to stores like […]

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American Retailers Reclaiming Their Former Glory?

| December 31, 2010 | 0 Comments

All of a sudden, American retail businesses are bubbling with optimism. And surprisingly, it has nothing to do with consumer confidence, same store sales, or any other metric they use to measure the health of the businesses.  In fact, it has nothing at all to do with America. The truth is companies know growing retail […]

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Retail Stocks – Are Earnings Growing on Cyber Monday?

| November 29, 2010 | 0 Comments

This weekend, Linda and I started decorating for the holidays.  It’s far from a quick hour or two project.  I imagine we’ll spend the better part of a week putting up Christmas nick-knacks all over the house.  We still have to find stockings for the horses and dogs… At least the tree is up and […]

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Sears Stock Prices: Why You Should Stay Away From Sears Stock

| November 8, 2010 | 0 Comments

Just the other night, I was talking with a friend who used to play pro baseball. He was an expert hitter… and before long, our conversation drifted to the recent World Series and baseball.  He said over and over again, the difference between success and failure at the highest levels was mental… It was all […]

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A Simple Way To Pick Winning Stocks

| July 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Just a few weeks ago I was on a shopping mission.  I had two objectives.  First, I was finding a few books for myself.  I needed some summer reading for around the pool.  My second objective was finding a birthday gift for my 4 year old niece.  As you can imagine, the books were easy […]

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How Does Recession Affect Retail Stocks

| January 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Do you know the names Ralph Schneider and Frank McNamara?  If you don’t, you’re not alone.  In the 1950s these two men came up with the concept of a general purpose credit card.  Their idea blossomed into The Diners Club, the first independent credit card company in the world. Before this novel concept, consumers received […]

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