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A glance at US mortgage rates: down for 6th straight week
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A glance at US mortgage rates: down for 6th straight week

Long-term U. S. mortgage rates fell for the sixth consecutive week, with the key 30-year loan rate at its lowest point since September 2017....

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How American Eagle Outfitters Survived the Retail Apocalypse
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How American Eagle Outfitters Survived the Retail Apocalypse

Many mall-based apparel retailers crumbled over the past decade due to shifting fashion trends, the rise of fast fashion rivals and e-tailers, and...

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Five Below Springs Forward
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Five Below Springs Forward

Five Below (NASDAQ: FIVE) is a great example of a company that can be an appealing investment for young investors, because the shopping experience...

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Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York
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Hundreds protest slow movement on rent rules in New York

Hundreds of protesters frustrated by the slow movement of proposals to strengthen tenant protections in New York state have blocked access to the...

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Designer Brands Has More Work to Do
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Designer Brands Has More Work to Do

Often, companies that are going through major transformations change their names to give themselves identities that match up more accurately with...

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Five Below Likely Dodged Retail Worries in Q1
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Five Below Likely Dodged Retail Worries in Q1

Just like last time, no one is expecting Five Below (NASDAQ: FIVE) to have had a bad quarter, and in fact the quarterly report should be a pretty...

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The 1 Stock You’ve Been Overlooking for Your Roth IRA
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The 1 Stock You’ve Been Overlooking for Your Roth IRA

There are enormous growth opportunities in real estate and infrastructure. Brookfield Asset Management (NYSE: BAM) has been investing in these...

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The Sears Bankruptcy Killed This REIT’s Earnings, But Not Its Long-Term Opportunity
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The Sears Bankruptcy Killed This REIT’s Earnings, But Not Its Long-Term Opportunity

Seritage Growth Properties (NYSE: SRG) had a dismal first quarter. In fact, with negative funds from operations (FFO), it's hard to put any sort of...

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Retail Earnings: High-End Watch Woes and Dollar-Store Greens
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Retail Earnings: High-End Watch Woes and Dollar-Store Greens

In today's episode of MarketFoolery, host Chris Hill chats with MFAM Funds analyst Bill Barker about some market news. Discount dynamic duo Dollar...

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Can Amazon Really Reach $3,000? You Bet
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Can Amazon Really Reach $3,000? You Bet

Is it possible that the market actually underrates Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN)? Amazon was always thought to have been a terrific growth stock, but...

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Here's How Green Thumb Industries Delivered Record-High Sales in Q1
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Here's How Green Thumb Industries Delivered Record-High Sales in Q1

The last time Green Thumb Industries (NASDAQOTH: GTBIF) announced its quarterly results, they showed that revenue had soared 237% year over year....

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US-China trade dispute weighing on retail sector
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US-China trade dispute weighing on retail sector

Pressure from the trade dispute between the U. S. and China is weighing on the retail sector, with shares of many in the industry falling in...

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5 reasons to keep renting
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5 reasons to keep renting

You have a stable job and a solid nest egg. Time to buy a home, right? Not necessarily. Although homeownership can offer financial benefits like...

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Dollar Tree Results Highlight Better Family Dollar Results
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Dollar Tree Results Highlight Better Family Dollar Results

It's looking like the faith activist investor Starboard Value placed in Dollar Tree's (NASDAQ: DLTR) management to effect a turnaround in both its...

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How Bass Pro Shop Derailed the Acquisition of Bluegreen Vacations
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How Bass Pro Shop Derailed the Acquisition of Bluegreen Vacations

BBX Capital (NYSE: BBX)(NASDAQOTH: BBXTB) and Bluegreen Vacations (NYSE: BXG) have a complicated history dating back to the global financial crisis...

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Burlington Stock Soars Despite Subpar Q1 Results
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Burlington Stock Soars Despite Subpar Q1 Results

On Thursday morning, Burlington Stores (NYSE: BURL) reported mediocre results for the first quarter of 2019. Comparable-store sales growth slowed...

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California Assembly votes to cap rent increases
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California Assembly votes to cap rent increases

The California Assembly voted Wednesday to cap rent increases for many tenants as America's most populous state faces a housing crunch. A bill,...

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Charlotte's Web: 5 Facts About Its Latest Quarterly Results
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Charlotte's Web: 5 Facts About Its Latest Quarterly Results

Charlotte's Web Holdings (NASDAQOTH: CWBHF) helped pioneer the thinking that cannabidiol, a key chemical component of marijuana and hemp, offers...

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Costco Looks to Keep Defying Retail's Challenges
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Costco Looks to Keep Defying Retail's Challenges

There's been a massive shift in the retail world, and millions of young shoppers have grown up in an environment in which traditional shopping...

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Ross Stores Has Room for Improvement
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Ross Stores Has Room for Improvement

Last Thursday, Ross Stores (NASDAQ: ROST) posted solid sales results for the first quarter, along with earnings per share that beat management's...

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Can Target Stock Really Reach $100?
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Can Target Stock Really Reach $100?

Although many brick-and-mortar retail stocks have been beaten down as of late, there have actually been a few winners. The industry is bifurcating,...

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Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight
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Interior secretary, tribes meet amid drilling fight

U. S. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt has met with tribal leaders who are supporting legislation to prevent drilling on land they consider...

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Is Brookfield Property Partners a Buy?
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Is Brookfield Property Partners a Buy?

Brookfield Property Partners (NASDAQ: BPY) sometimes gets lost in the crowd of real estate investment trusts (REITs) on the stock market. That may...

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It Would Be a Mistake for Kohl's to Buy This Retailer
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It Would Be a Mistake for Kohl's to Buy This Retailer

Buying home-goods retailer At Home (NYSE: HOME) wasn't a good idea for Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) before its disastrous first-quarter earnings report. Now,...

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Netflix Taps a New Source for Original Programming
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Netflix Taps a New Source for Original Programming

Netflix's (NASDAQ: NFLX) future depends on its original content strategy. Once a way to cut down on costs, Netflix originals are becoming vital as...

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The Worst Mistake Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Investors Can Make Right Now
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The Worst Mistake Tanger Factory Outlet Centers Investors Can Make Right Now

Shares of real estate investment trust (REIT) Tanger Factory Outlet Centers (NYSE: SKT) are down nearly 60% from the highs they reached in 2016. It...

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3 Key Takeaways from Target’s Fiscal First-Quarter Report
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3 Key Takeaways from Target’s Fiscal First-Quarter Report

Target's (NYSE: TGT) share price performance for the year dipped below that of the broader stock market in recent weeks, suggesting investors were...

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Kohl's Finally Succumbs to Industry Headwinds
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Kohl's Finally Succumbs to Industry Headwinds

Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) focus on rotating its products quickly, staying separate from malls with stand-alone stores, and organizing its stores with easy...

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Can Nordstrom Cure What Ails It?
News 5 months ago
Can Nordstrom Cure What Ails It?

While a fair number of old-retail giants have figured out ways to navigate through the new-retail world, we shouldn't let their successes make us...

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What Kohl's and J.C. Penney Executives Are Saying About Weak Q1 Earnings
News 5 months ago
What Kohl's and J.C. Penney Executives Are Saying About Weak Q1 Earnings

On Tuesday morning, J. C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) and Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) became the latest department stores to report dismal first-quarter results....

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