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  • Sears 'irrelevant' as losses deepen 

    Once the king of retail, Sears hasn't made money since 2011. One Wall Street analyst says the chain is becoming 'irrelevant.'

  • Retail rally smells like teen spirit 

    Teen apparel companies like Aeropostale, American Eagle and Abercrombie are all showing positive gains, while most retailers are still hurting.

  • Apple stock is on fire 

    Apple shares have hit an all-time high only about two months after the stock split. Here are three reasons Apple stock is back.

  • August a hot one for stocks 

    All three indices showed solid gains this month along with a boon in CEO confidence. But will a possible looming interest rate hike spook the bull?

  • Battle of the dollar stores 

    Dollar General, the biggest discount retail chain in the U.S., is outbidding Dollar Tree in the race to buy Family Dollar.

  • Why Taser stock has surged after Ferguson 

    After the lack of video evidence in the Michael Brown shooting and the subsequent protests, wearable police cameras are all the buzz again. Taser stock is up more than 20%.

  • Monster needs Coke, and Coke needs Monster  

    Shares of energy drink maker surge after soda giant Coca-Cola buys a 17% stake in company. But is this the kind of market Coca-Cola wants to meddle in?

  • Eyeball injections equal eye-popping profits 

    One of the hottest stocks in the S&P 500 is the biotech company Regeneron, which makes the drug Eylea. Yes, it's injected into your eye, and Medicare is spending hundreds of millions of dollars to keep our seniors seeing.

  • Why Wal-Mart won't win the web 

    Retail giant Wal-Mart is falling short on its e-commerce goals but the company has pumped $700 million this year to beef up its tech and mobile sales.

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