The Day Ahead: Retailers in Focus

It's a big week for retail earnings as investors hope to gauge the health of the U.S. economy ahead of the all-important holiday-shopping season. U.S. stock futures have been trading in a narrow range Tuesday morning as the results have come in.

Early reports include Best Buy (BBY), whose shares were recently slumping about 6% in the premarket. The electronics superstore has returned to profitability, but expressed caution going into the holiday season. Dick's Sporting Goods' (DKS) shares were up slightly after beating earnings-per-share estimates by a penny. Home Depot (HD) shares moved higher on positive third-quarter results and a raised outlook....309 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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