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Results Good at Big Lots; Forecast Not So Good

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 results before markets opened this morning. The close-out retailer reported quarterly diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $2.08 on revenues ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — March 5, 2013: Markets Climb as Dow Sets All-Time High (NFLX, YHOO, CLF, A, APOL, CKP, CEP, APP, GEVO, QIHU, SWHU, PAY, AEO, BIG, TFM, HOV, SPLS, STP, MTG, CREE, VOD, VZ)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning and it didn’t take long for the DJIA to blow past its all-time intra-day high of 14,198.10 (more coverage here). There was a ...
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Retail Sales on Track for Lower Growth

After three consecutive years of 4%+ same-store sales growth in the month of February, the outlook for the month in 2013 calls for growth of 2.7%, primarily on a forecast ...
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Retail Stocks Not Sharing Equally in Today’s Surge

Retailers do not appear to be headed for uniformly upbeat sales increases in December. Research firm Retail Metrics has dropped its forecast for a same-store sales increase by another 10 ...
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Media Digest (12/7/2012) Reuters, WSJ, FT, Bloomberg

Investors who are optimistic about Europe's prospects are disappointed by European Central Bank comments on the economy. (Reuters) T-Mobile will stop phone subsidies and start to sell the Apple Inc. ...
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Media Digest (12/5/2012) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, Bloomberg

The Federal Reserve will begin a new round of bond buying in hopes of stimulating the economy. (Reuters) China shares reached a quarter-long high as government policy initiatives buoy investors. ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — December 4, 2012: Markets Bounce Around, Remain Nearly Flat (DMD, IACI, LDK, ETN, DLTR, PBY, BIG, AZO, TOL, MTN, MFRM, P, FRAN, NOK, CHL, GPS, NFLX, DIS, UEPS)

U.S. equity markets opened essentially flat this morning on a day when not much new data was released. In Europe, unemployment data from Spain was awful, but not as bad ...
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Today’s Market Winners and Losers

The stock market is mixed Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average up 0.02%, the Nasdaq down 0.54% and the S&P 500 down 0.20%. Today's winners include a pharmaceutical company ...
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Big Lots Raises Outlook After Smaller Q3 Loss

Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) reported third quarter 2012 results before markets opened this morning. The close-out retailer reported a diluted earnings per share (EPS) loss of $0.10 on revenues ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — November 23, 2012: Markets Higher on Throngs of Shoppers (E, PQ, TI, NOK, BIG, JOSB, SDRL, RIMM, KITD, MCP)

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after taking a day off to celebrate Thanksgiving. Reasonably good news out of Europe this morning on several fronts. First, PMI numbers were ...
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America’s Least Valuable CEOs

There is a nearly endless number of criteria that measure how well CEOs perform, whether they are paid fairly, and what metrics should be used for determining chief executive compensation. ...
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August Retail Sales Set for Lowest Growth in Three Years (PSUN, ARO, BIG, ANF, TJX, ROST, WMT, AEO)

Retail sales have been soft since early summer, and August doesn’t appear to be a get-well month for retailers either. Research firm Retail Metrics projects that August sales will rise ...
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Big Lots, Dell Join ’52-Week Low Club’

Shares of Big Lots Inc. (NYSE: BIG) fell 20.80% to close at $30.76 on trading volume of 15.9 million shares. The company earned 36 cents a share, down from 41 cents ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — August 23, 2012: Markets Lose Ground on Weak Data (XOM, NOC, SWY, CS, WFM, HPQ, KKD, FLWS, BIG, HRL, JKS, ADSK, BEBE, CRM, SCVL, SOL, MSG, NOK, ROSG, JKS)

The three major US stock indexes opened lower this morning and spent most of the day heading lower still. Economic data was mixed at best today, with the flash PMI ...
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Today’s Market Winners and Losers

Stocks are down Thursday following the news that initial jobless claims rose to 372,000 last week. The Dow Jones is down 0.61%, the Nasdaq is down 0.66% and the S&P ...
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