Earnings

retail

Wal-Mart’s U.S. comparable sales came in just shy of what analysts were expecting, at 1.2 percent growth.

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Shares of Hertz plummeted Tuesday after the car rental company posted weak quarterly earnings and cut its outlook for the year.

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CEO Jeff Bewkes says success with its cable networks, CNN’s election coverage and films contributed to the strong quarter.

apple

The tech giant’s stock fall shaved off 30 points on the Dow, which briefly fell 100 points shortly after the open.

appliances

Whirlpool, Masco and Sherwin-Williams have all slid on bad earnings news. Is this painting a bearish picture for housing as a whole?

honeywell

Honeywell posts third-quarter adjusted earnings of $1.67 per share on revenue of $9.8 billion.

mcdonalds

McDonald’s reports better-than-expected earnings thanks to improved operating measures and rising sales.

bac

The bank posted earnings of 41 cents a share on revenue of $21.64 billion.

nyse

Market watchers are looking past earnings season, predicting upticks in emerging markets, health care, and, finally, rates.

chicos

Shares of apparel retailer Chico’s FAS popped more than 12 percent in intraday trade Wednesday after better-than-expected earnings.

abercrombie

Abercrombie’s designs and marketing will now focus on its shopper’s “best self and inner confidence.”

bestbuy

It wasn’t long ago that Amazon was considered to be the death knell for Best Buy’s business. That’s no longer the case.

walmart

Same-store sales in Wal-Mart’s U.S. division grew 1.6 percent, an acceleration from the first quarter’s 1 percent lift.

target

Citing a “difficult” retail environment, Target lowers its guidance for the full year.

CONSTRUCTION

Home Depot CEO Craig Menear said revenue from its so-called Pro customers grew at a faster rate than the company average.