Satellite radio and questionable pairings will play bit parts in the week of news that's waiting to happen.
Don't even think about checking your stock quotes on Labor Day. We're heading into a short trading week, so relax and try not to get your signature barbecue sauce all over your charcoal briquettes.
Unlike the high-flying duo of XM Satellite Radio
Then again, that may be part of the problem. The company has yet to gain any kind of traction as a premium satellite service, and potential terrorist ties frightened away some growth stock investors. That's why Tuesday's earnings report is so important. It will be the company's first appearance at the quarterly podium as a public company, and a fruitful showing may spark the interest that its first few weeks of trading have not been able to generate.
Bringing the term "hot coffee mod" into our colorful lexicon may have been Take-Two Interactive's
Many investors are still wondering whether Sears did the right thing when it merged with Kmart to form Sears Holdings
That's why investors may be cynical when it comes to Sears' report on Thursday. There is also the reality that one of the worst-performing sectors in August was retail. With gas prices soaring, the market is right to assume that disposable income isn't going to be as disposable as it once was. Retailers would be a logical casualty, and even discount department-store giant Wal-Mart
Once a lumber dealer, Forest City Enterprises
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Until next week, I remain,
Longtime Fool contributor Rick Munarriz is a Sirius subscriber, but he does not own shares in any of the companies mentioned in this story. T he Fool has a disclosure policy. He is also part of the Rule Breakers newsletter research team, seeking out tomorrow's ultimate growth stocks a day early.