retail sales

After Market: As Snow Rises, Stocks Rise Too

Stocks posted modest gains Thursday despite the nasty weather across the East Coast, which caused lots of business headaches, and despite two disappointing economic reports.

Best Buy Still Has a Long Way to Go

Best Buy's quarterly results Tuesday looked pretty good, but shares still slipped. That's because expectations for the retailer are high, and it's challenges are too.

U.S. Retail Sales Rise Less Than Expected

U.S. retail sales rose less than expected in June, adding to signs of a slowdown in economic growth that could argue against the Federal Reserve's stimulus tapering plan.