By Seth Golden: Since last reporting on Bed Bath & Beyond's (NASDAQ:BBBY) recent performance and prospects for the future, Capital Ladder Advisory Group (for which I am employed) recently found more cause for concern at the home goods retailer. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Retail Sales missed expectations for the 3rd month in a row, essentially flat on the month. As Doug Short rhetorically asks 'how much insight into the US economy does the nominal retail sales report offer?' With the...Show More Summary
Do you plan to spend your Labor Day weekend shopping? If so, there are certain things that you’ll find great deals on as the calendar flips from August to September. Our power-shopping colleagues down the hall at Consumer Reports recommend looking for gas grills, digital cameras, bicycles, and small electronics. Show More Summary
Mainstream media headlines in the last two days offer an amusing look at GDP forecasts. GDP Stronger Than Expected Yesterday, the Financial Times reported US Rebound Stronger than First Thought. The US economy’s second quarter bounce...Show More Summary
According to Consumer Reports, 2013 saw some 4.5 million smartphones reported lost or stolen. 2014's numbers are expected to be even higher, especially with the debut of a new iPhone this autumn. If you've long thought your phone had...Show More Summary
While the debate over how much energy set-top boxes consume will continue, a new National Cable Telecommunications Association (NCTA) report revealed that energy-efficient set-top boxes helped consumers save $168 million in energy costs last year.
New York (AFP) - US stocks opened slightly higher Friday, despite an escalation in Ukraine tensions and a disappointing report on consumer spending in July.
The conventional wisdom is that women account for the lion's share of consumer spending, including online purchases. But it turns out that men are the power shoppers when it comes to purchases made on smartphones and tablets. In a new report, BI Intelligence breaks down the demographics of U.S. Show More Summary
Employees from the U.S. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, America's newest federal agency and pet project of Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, are seeking protection from "racially offensive, sexist, or discriminatory behavior," according to internal agency documents and interviews obtained by the Washington Times. Show More Summary
A Sunwing Airlines flight to Cuba was forced to return to Toronto’s Pearson International Airport Wednesday night. It was reported that two female passengers, thought to be in their mid 20s, went to a lavatory, consumed a bit too much alcohol, lit a cigarette, set off a smoke alarm and then got into a physical [...]
We recently reported about a dealership in NJ that was caught selling flooded cars to consumers without disclosing the damage. Unfortunately this is not some rare anomaly, so how do you know if the used car you're buying was in a major storm? Read more...
Did you put in your order for the new aluminum 2015 Ford F-150? If so, you may be waiting a bit longer to join the Overlord of Truck Mountain in its court. Automotive News reports all fleet and some retail consumers who put their orders...Show More Summary
By Bargain Bin: Troubled consumer electronics retailer RadioShack (NYSE:RSH) is reportedly talking with a large shareholder, Standard General LP, about a possible rescue financing package. Without some sort of cash infusion, RadioShack would likely face liquidity issues in the near future. Show More Summary
Scott Disick’s road to recovery continues to be a jagged one. As we previously reported, Kourtney Kardashian’s handsome baby daddy was hospitalized earlier this summer after allegedly consuming… READ ON
By BB Research: Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) is expected to announce its new luxury smart bracelet in the next few weeks, according to a person familiar with the matter, reports CNET. In January at the Consumer Electronics Show, Intel first announced...Show More Summary
By David Trainer: The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Very Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 15 mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of July 17, 2014. Show More Summary
Consumer Reports takes its independent vehicle testing procedures seriously. In an era when we have to question the EPA's official ratings thanks to recent re-evaluations from Ford and Hyundai, an independent voice is important. So,Show More Summary
Global oil prices climbed on Wednesday as dealers awaited the latest US stockpiles report for clues about demand in the world's top crude consumer. Brent North Sea crude for October added 10 cents to $102.60 per barrel in late morning London deals. Show More Summary
College textbooks are prohibitively expensive sometimes, but according to Consumer Reports, if you want the cheapest prices, Amazon tends to be the best reality for the job. Read more...
(Reuters) - RadioShack Corp's second-largest shareholder, Standard General LP, is negotiating a rescue package with investors to help the consumer electronics retailer ward off bankruptcy, Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the matter. Show More Summary