Kroger, Boeing, Dollar General and more

A shopper holding an umbrella walks toward a Kroger grocery store in Louisville, Kentucky, U.S., on Sunday, April 26, 2020. Stacy Scott | Bloomberg | Getty Images Check out which companies are making the headlines at midday Thursday. Kroger – Shares of Kroger rose 12.5% ​​after the grocery chain published a better-than-expected quarterly report. The … Read more

Dollar General to open 1,000 Popshelf stores, aimed at wealthier shoppers

Dollar General debuted a new store called Popshelf about a year ago, aimed at affluent suburban shoppers who enjoy hunting for a good deal. The Tennessee-based discounter said Thursday that it now plans to have nearly 1,000 stores by the end of fiscal year 2025 — including about 100 more locations that will open in … Read more

Covid developments to rule the market once again in the week ahead after Friday’s rout

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York City, US, October 14, 2021. Brendan McDermid | Reuters Uncertainty over a new strain of the emerging coronavirus may continue to rattle markets, just as Friday’s employment report and other data next week show the economy is getting stronger. Stocks … Read more

These stocks do well when Covid fears flare up again

Dollar General Store in Crieff Core, Illinois. Daniel Acker | Bloomberg | Getty Images With concerns about a new Covid variant looming large over investors, some stocks have a track record of doing well when concerns about the pandemic flared. .

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Baby boom ahead, Bank of America says. That’s good news for these stocks

A woman wears a face mask while shopping for a baby shower gift during the Covid-19 pandemic, at the Madison Niche store in Huntington, New York on April 21, 2021. Alejandra Villa Luarca | Newsday | Getty Images A baby boom fueled by millennials is on its way and could boost sales for retailers, including … Read more

ESG keeps pulling in lots of money, even as strategy is no longer outperforming as much

A wind farm shares space with cornfields the day before the Iowa caucuses, where agriculture and clean energy are major issues, in Latimer, Iowa, Feb. 2, 2020. Jonathan Ernst | Reuters ESG investments have lost some of their popularity. But they should still see strong inflows, although they outperformed at a slower pace this year. … Read more

Food companies to lose $3 billion in monthly sales

A sign alerting customers about the benefits of SNAP food coupons is displayed at a Brooklyn grocery store on December 5, 2019 in New York City. Scott Hines | Getty Images Shoppers receiving federal food aid have boosted double-digit growth for retailers and food manufacturers over the past year, but are now under increasing pressure … Read more

Bank of America says to buy these energy stocks and sell these consumer names as oil prices soar

Oil prices are rising, and Bank of America is recommending customers to buy energy stocks and weed out some consumer names. .