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Amazon Stock Price Hits an All-Time High and the Rally Isn't Over

The Amazon stock price hit an all-time intraday high of $757.34 Tuesday amid excitement over Prime Day.

What's even better is that the Amazon stock price rally is far from over.

Here why...

Economic Data

Is Sears Doomed for Bankruptcy in the Second Half of 2016? (SHLD)

Sears Holdings Corp. (Nasdaq: SHLD) has a long and rich history, and its founders revolutionized the retail catalog.

But the only value Sears has left is in nostalgia, and you can't exactly put a price tag on that.

That's because Sears is burning through cash, can't attract shoppers, and has a massive debt load. And there are big warning signs that Sears may close its doors for good in 2016...

Technology

Malls Are Trying One Last Thing to Rejuvenate Shoppers, and It's Totally Sad

Did you know that a real estate research firm projects 15% of malls will close by 2025?

Well, Money Morning guru Keith Fitz-Gerald projects that number is closer to 50%.

And in a last-ditch effort to make shopping at the mall more appealing, mall owners are using a surprising strategy. Frankly, it's really hard to believe...

Stocks

Should I Buy Wal-Mart Stock After Q1 Earnings?

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), the world's largest retailer, is on tap to post results tomorrow before the open.

Investors want to know if they should buy Wal-Mart stock after Q1 earnings.

Here's what you need to know...

stocks

These 6 Retail Companies Are Toast (Get Out Now)

Aeropostale's bankruptcy and Macy's 15% post-earnings plummet are just the latest indications that retail stocks are in crisis.

As the sector bleeds out, these six companies will be the first to go. But there is a way to profit on their collapse...

Stocks

As the Nike Stock Split Date Approaches, Here's What Investors Need to Know

The Nike stock split date is quickly approaching, and through the deal, Nike Inc. (NYSE: NKE) will be providing investors with two shares of Nike stock for every one they already hold.

The split marks the seventh time the athletic apparel giant has split shares.

Here's what investors need to know about the Nike stock split now...

Stocks

Retail Stocks Are Dead – Here's What to Buy Instead

Millions of investors believe they need to invest in retail stocks because they're a mirror for the consumer-driven economy we live in. Thatusedto be true, but no more.

One sector has completely derailed the premise. This shift could be like backing Wal-Mart before it roared to 600% gains.

Here's what you need to know...

Stocks

Why Urban Outfitters (URBN) Stock Is Down 20% This Week

After another 7% drop today, Urban Outfitters (URBN) stock has now dropped nearly 20% in the last two days.

Urban Outfitters Inc. (Nasdaq: URBN) shares fell to a 52-week low of $19.26 Tuesday morning following head-scratching news from the specialty retailer. Urban Outfitters announced Monday it has acquired Philadelphia's Vetri Family group of restaurants, including the Pizzeria Vetri chain.

Here's why that news sent the stock crashing...

Stocks

The Real Message in Wal-Mart Stock's $18 Billion Plunge (NYSE:WMT)

Wal-Mart stock lost $18 billion in value this Wednesday after management revealed the company may take up to a 12% earnings hit in 2017.

But the real story here has nothing to do with Wal-Mart itself.

It's the change in the market's flow that's important for investors.

investing

The Most Pressing Reason Yet to Avoid Investing in Retail Stocks

President Obama just doomed millions of hardworking Americans to the unemployment line and, at the same time, just made it harder for every retailer – large and small – to turn a profit.

This is the last thing you want to see as an investor as well.

Here's the latest reason why you should now think twice about holding retail stocks...