The first of the major retailers will report quarterly earnings this week. Analysts expect to see strong results from Macy's and Penney, but flat earnings from Kohl's. Agilent may be one of this week's biggest earnings gainers.
The Internet rumor mill has actor William Shatner being proclaimed a financial genius for supposedly reaping $600 million from being Priceline's spokesman. But the numbers don't add up -- it's not logical, as Spock would say.