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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Altria, Gap, Qualcomm, Shell, P&G and More

Stocks were trying to stage a small recovery on Friday morning, after what has been a difficult week for the stock market after the prior week's all-time highs. Investors are ...
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June Retail Sales Growth Forecast at 18-Month High

If the forecast for retail sales growth is accurate, U.S. retail same-store sales will rise 4.9% in June, marking the largest monthly gain since January 2013. Including comparable store sales ...
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Top Stocks With Insider Selling This Week

Investors often follow insider buying and selling from CEOs, management and key corporate insiders. There are many reasons that insiders want to or need to sell their company's stock, so ...
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Earnings Previews: RadioShack, Ulta Salon, Lululemon

As the current earnings season grinds to a close, there are still a handful of earnings reports due that attract significant investor attention. There are at least three this week: ...
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Thousands of Major Retailer Locations Could Close This Year

As Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) and Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE: BBY) posted poor earnings, and analysts said Sears may close ever more stores, the possibility that major retailers ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Cisco, Cogent, Ford, Gap, Pier 1, Zynga and More

Stocks have given back a lot of the gains, and the former momentum leaders are getting pounded. Investors want upside, but that also want to avoid a nasty correction or ...
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March Proves to Be Another Bad Month for Gap Sales

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) was probably hoping that its boost to the company's minimum wage would act as free advertising, but it isn't. In fact, this looks like March ...
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Retailers With the Most Facebook and Twitter Followers

The incredible growth of social media has become part of daily life. Nearly every product, store, sports team, band, movie, you name it is on Facebook Inc. (NASDAQ: FB) and Twitter ...
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LinkedIn Chief Is Highest Rated CEO

LinkedIn Corp. (NYSE: LNKD) CEO Jeff Weiner received the top grade in Glassdoor's new "Highest Rated CEOs 2014." The rating is based on employee answers to the question, "Do you ...
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Sales Disaster Returns to the Gap

The Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) may have raised its minimum wage, but the move is so far not helping out the company's same-store sales data. In fact, the company's same-store ...
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Gap Moves Into China

Gap's (NYSE: GPS) earnings in the fourth quarter and for the 2013 fiscal year were good enough to get modest applause from Wall Street. However, unlike other large American retailers, ...
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Gap Stores’ Dividend Hike Can’t Hide Lower Profit

Gap Stores Inc. (NYSE: GPS) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2013 results after markets closed Thursday. For the quarter, the clothing retailer posted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.68 on ...
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Ten Retailers With the Worst Customer Service

Customer satisfaction with retailers in the U.S. is at an all-time high, up for the third year in a row. While the industry improved overall, not all retailers received accolades, ...
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Gap Minimum Wage Hike: Great PR, Modest Cost

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) announced Thursday it will boost the minimum wage for its employees to $9 an hour in June and $10 in June 2015. Are they crazy? Not ...
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Weather May Have Wrecked January Retail Sales

It’s a good thing that the month of January typically accounts for just 20% of most retailers’ fourth quarter sales. This January has been a particularly harsh one, at least ...
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