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Why Ruby Tuesday Will Never Be Great Again

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday -- if not now, then soon. It's recent quarterly results show it on track to join Steak & Ale and Chi-Chi's in the Museum of Failed Restaurant Chains.

Wall Street This Week: All Eyes on Earnings

The stock market's robust rally was slowing even before Friday's jobs report, but the red flag sent up by the weak payrolls data makes the path to more gains less secure.

Wall Street's Week Ahead: Earnings, Housing and the China Question

This week will bring answers to questions that have hung over the market for months: Will slower growth in China put a dent in U.S. companies' income? Will new housing numbers come in strong enough to keep homebuilders flying high? How much did Superstorm Sandy cost insurers? Here's what to watch.

5 Things to Watch on Wall Street This Week

Here are some of the items that will shape the week ahead on Wall Street: Costco talks about its quarter past, and its dividend to come; Dollar General is raking them in; homebuilders report; zombies give a late boost to video games, and Hobbits give a late boost to movie theaters.

Dow Down 205 as Weak Earnings Drag Market Lower

Poor corporate earnings reports are pounding the stock market in a sour end to an otherwise strong week. The Dow Jones industrial average fell more than 200 points for its worst day in four months.

Wall Street Watch this Week: Harvesting a New Quarter

After nine generally buoyant months, the final quarter of 2012 kicks off this week. Not many companies stepping up to report their results this week, but anyone interested in agriculture will be looking forward to hearing from Mosaic and Monsanto.

Wall Street Watch this Week: Betting Against BlackBerry

All the smartphone hype now is about the iPhone 5 and the latest Androids. But once, it was the BlackBerry people couldn't live without. Well, Research In Motion is still making them, and folks are still buying them. How many will become clearer this week when RIM reports its quarterly results.

Wall Street Watch Thursday: TiVo Gets a Thumbs-Up

There are more people firing up their TiVo boxes these days: The DVR pioneer posted encouraging news on the subscriber front after Wednesday's market close. TiVo now watches over 2.7 million subscribers, 41% ahead of where it was a year ago. The news isn't all good, though.

Best Buy 2Q Profit Drops 90 Percent

Best Buy Co. is reporting a 90 percent drop in net income during the second quarter, dragged down by restructuring charges and weak sales. The company also withdrew its earnings guidance for the year.

S&P Closes Over 1,400 for First Time in 3 Months

It's been a day of milestones for the stock market. Stronger corporate earnings reports and expectations that central banks will act to support the economy powered the Standard & Poor's 500 index past 1,400 for the first time in three months.

What to Watch This Week: Tech Titans, Big Banks and Your Shoes

It'll be fairly quiet on the earnings front this week, but Wall Street still bears watching. Yahoo will try to cheer up investors at its annual meeting; some big banks will report; Marriott will check in; Google will add gadgets; and a major footwear company will size up its quarter.

Wall Street this Week: Keep an Eye on RIMM, Homes, Cards, Schools

Here's some of what will shape the week ahead on Wall Street: BlackBerry-maker RIMM will make a sour report; homebuilder earnings will be up and down; University of Phoenix grades itself; and American Greetings gets a condolence card. Oh, and watch out for window dressing!