Rent is cheap, vacant space is everywhere: Retailers seize the moment to open stores

The athletic apparel retailer Fabletics is planning to open two dozen stores in the U.S. this year, bringing its total to 74. Source: Fabletics For the first time in years, retailers across the country are planning to open more stores than they are closing. From Ulta Beauty and Sephora, to Dick’s Sporting Goods, Five Below … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves in the premarket: AstraZeneca, Moderna, Fintech Acquisition & more

Take a look at some of the biggest movers in the premarket: AstraZeneca (AZN) – AstraZeneca’s Covid-19 vaccine will be recommended for people aged 65 and older in Canada, according to a CBC report. That news comes after several European countries suspended use of the vaccine, amid reports of side effects. Both the World Health … Read more

Stocks face the crosscurrents of higher interest rates and fiscal stimulus in the week ahead

Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Source: The New York Stock Exchange The Covid-19 aid package is on track for final congressional approval in the week ahead — and it could be a double-edged sword for markets. The legislation should be greeted by optimism around the powerful lift it could give … Read more

Jim Cramer says these five reopening stocks are being ignored by Wall Street

CNBC’s Jim Cramer on Monday pulled back the curtain on five under-the-radar reopening plays as the stock market anticipates a resurgence in the American economy, turning his attention from the most talked-about recovery stocks. The reopening thesis was furthered by federal authorization of a coronavirus vaccine from Johnson & Johnson, the third inoculation to be … Read more

These stocks are expected to have the biggest earnings comebacks in 2021 as economy reopens

In this handout photo provided by Walt Disney World Resort, guests stop to take a selfie at Magic Kingdom Park at Walt Disney World Resort on July 11, 2020 in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. July 11, 2020 is the first day of the phased reopening. Matt Stroshane | Walt Disney World Resort | Getty Images … Read more

As consumer confidence slips, Wall Street’s best analysts see these 5 stocks as the best post-holiday plays

Wendy Reicher (right) and daughter Scarlett Reicher,18, (left) walk back to their car after going shopping in Union Square on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020 in San Francisco, California. Gabrielle Lurie | San Francisco Chronicle | Getty Images (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only.) Despite U.S. consumer confidence dropping for a second straight month … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Ulta Beauty, DocuSign, Cloudera & more

Fans gather at local Ulta Beauty in Houston to greet Kylie Jenner at the launch of her cosmetics line on November 18, 2018 in Houston, Texas. Rick Kern | Getty Images Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  DocuSign — Shares of DocuSign popped 6% after the electronic-documents company posted better-than-expected results for … Read more

Five reasons why Target’s sales growth may be more than a pandemic-related blip

Target retail store in San Ramon, California, May 30, 2020. Getty Images Target delivered another strong quarter on Wednesday and easily surged past analysts’ expectations. That hasn’t kept investors from asking whether the retailer’s sharp growth curve may end when the coronavirus pandemic does. This week, in particular, investors and analysts have sorted through a … Read more

Here are Wall Street’s favorite stock plays if there is an effective vaccine

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Nov. 4th. 2020. NYSE (This story is for CNBC Pro subscribers only). The stock market was roaring on Monday after Pfizer announced that its Covid-19 vaccine candidate appeared to be more than 90% effective in its phase-three trial, creating a rush of money … Read more

Stocks making the biggest moves midday: RH, Bed Bath & Beyond, Penn National Gaming & more

People wearing protective masks practice social distancing as they line up to go into a store as some restrictions begin to lift during the coronavirus pandemic on May 18, 2020 in New York City. John Lamparski | Getty Images Here are the stocks making the biggest moves midday: RH – Shares of the retailer surged … Read more