Special Dividends Are Sweet Rewards (With Strings Attached)

More than 100 companies have declared special dividends before year's end. They're worth chasing, but know the risks. More 

4 ‘Rodney Dangerfield’ Retail Stocks to Buy

These four retail stocks aren't getting any respect from the analyst community -- but they will, and when they do, they'll fly even higher. More 

Costco Plans Special Cash Dividend

Costco will pay a special dividend of $7 a share next month in order to spare its shareholders potentially higher dividend income taxes next year. More 

2 Options Trades for Black Friday Bets

On the biggest U.S. shopping day of the year, make sure your portfolio has some big hitting options. More 

3 Retailers That Should Be Thankful They’re Still in Business

Competition and a lack of agility have left these three retail stocks bruised, battered and unlikely to make it to Thanksgiving 2013. More 

JCPenney Is Toast: Wal-Mart Wins Among Retailers

Walmart may take a little bit of time to compete with Amazon in the online retail space, but without shipping costs associated with a sale, prices may be better More 

More Haircuts for Wall Street — Thursday’s IP Market Recap

A mixed bag of earnings reports, more worries about the looming fiscal cliff and another poor day for Apple weighed on the broader indices Thursday. More