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The 4 Stocks That Dominated the Market on Friday

March 14, 2014: Markets opened slightly lower on Friday after markets in both Asia and Europe traded lower. The Japanese yen strengthened overnight knocking 3.3% off the Nikkei. In Europe ...
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Aeropostale’s Results Pitiful; Barters More of the Company for Cash

Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE: ARO) reported fourth-quarter and fiscal year 2013 results after markets closed Thursday afternoon. The teen clothing retailer posted an adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of ...
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Nine Retailers Closing the Most Stores

Brick-and-mortar retailers have been suffering from slow economic activity for years, as well as from increased competition from online retailers. The rise in store closings is a prominent sign of ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Aeropostale, Agnico-Eagle, GNC, Stratasys and More

Earnings season is slowly coming to an end, stocks have recovered from their lows and now we have investors and analysts alike positioning themselves for the year ahead. 24/7 Wall ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: American Airlines, EA, Teradata, VMware, Walmart and More

Earnings season is peaking and analysts are making many ratings adjustments in their 2014 outlooks. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of Wall Street analyst research reports each morning. Some cover ...
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Aeropostale Joins Private Equity Merger Hopeful Ranks

Aeropostale Inc. (NYSE: ARO) surged on Wednesday after reports that the apparel maker has approached at least two private equity firms to see if there is interest in acquiring the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Intel, Sprint, Abercrombie, Analog and More

It is a new year, and we actually have a few unexpected analyst upgrades and downgrades that have some real meat to them. The S&P rose almost 30% in 2013, ...
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Retail Snapshot: Fewer Weekend Shoppers, More Promotional Pricing

Perhaps it was the bad weather in the Northeast the kept many shoppers home this weekend or perhaps shoppers are waiting for retailers to drop prices further, but the result ...
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Fallen Angels of 2013 Are Stocks to Buy for 2014

You know it has been a tough year for a stock when the market is up more than 25% but the stock is down. Underperformance in an up market can ...
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Activist Investor Demands New Abercrombie CEO

Joining what should be a large chorus calling for replacing Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF) CEO Michael Jeffries, activist investor Engaged Capital, headed by Glenn Welling, has sent a ...
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Jefferies Top Merger and LBO Stock Picks for 2014

Leveraged buyout (LBO) activity within the specialty retail space has heated up over the past year and a half, with the completion of the Rue 21 takeout in October the ...
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Brace for Downside in Key Retail Store Sales

The outlook for retailers reporting September same-store sales on Thursday offers substantial improvement over September 2012, but there are significant downside risks to the early estimates. Research firm Retail Metrics ...
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Jefferies Has Found Three Stocks That Are Top Leveraged Buyout Candidates

Over the past year and a half, Wall Street has seen increased leveraged buyout (LBO) activity within the specialty retail space. The most recent takeout announcement back in May was ...
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Sycamore Partners: Saving Retailers One Chain at a Time

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners and its affiliates appear to be on a mission to snatch poorly performing retailers from the jaws of oblivion. The firm said Tuesday morning that ...
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Wednesday Closing Bell: Markets Open, Close Lower

August 21, 2013: Markets opened mixed this morning as traders and investors waited for the afternoon’s release of the July FOMC meeting minutes. Existing home sales rose more than expected ...
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