Hot Topic, Inc. (NASDAQ:HOTT)

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Market Close: Today’s Big Winners & Losers (AFFY, CNIT, IMMR, HOTT, APAM, BAA, SCTY, HTHT, AV, MTG)

Here are today’s five biggest gaining stocks at closing: Affymax Inc. (NASDAQ: AFFY) is up 53.7% at $3.52. China Information Technology Inc. (NASDAQ: CNIT) is up 36.6% at $1.38. Immersion ...
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Teen Retailer Hot Topic Goes Private

Private equity firm Sycamore Partners has reached an agreement to take teen apparel retailer Hot Top Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTT) private for $14 a share in cash, or a total of ...
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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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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell (AAPL, ARMH, QCOM, ZNGA, HALO, CWTR, FTK, HOTT, KFY, AONE, ACHN, FSYS, JKS, NAV, NGSX, SFD, SMRT, STP, VRS, STLY, MWA, SSH, ZLTQ)

The three major US equities indexes opened higher this morning on the news from Europe that the Greek debt swap deal would be a success. That prediction turned out to ...
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After-Hours Stocks on the Move (HOTT, IVR, JDSU, LTD, NTAP, PETM, SNPS, GENT)

We have many stocks on the move after the close this Wednesday, many on earnings.  The stocks on the move are as follows: Hot Topic Inc. (NASDAQ: HOTT); Invesco Mortgage ...
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Late Easter Really Boosts Retail Sales Data (COST, TGT, BJ, LTD, JWN, M, ARO, ZUMZ, HOTT)

Even though the month of April was one selling day shorter than March, the late Easter holiday more than made up for the shortfall at most retailers. The Thomson Reuters ...
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Top Active Trader Alert Stocks (AGNC, HOTT, NFLX)

Active traders and day traders have many stocks to choose from this Tuesday morning.  We are tracking news and moves in shares of American Capital Agency Corp.  (NASDAQ: AGNC), Hot Topic, Inc. ...
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Which Retailers May Close More Stores

Now that the holiday numbers are in for US retailers, it's time again for the annual ritual of shuttering some under-performing stores. One of the first is J.C. Penney ...
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Black Friday Special: Nine Retailers That Will Be Crushed This Holiday Season

Several experts estimate that as many as 130 million shoppers will visit stores or online retail sites on Black Friday. The number is deceiving. The National Retail Federation expects the ...
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October Retail Sales Weak Overall with Some Bright Spots (ZUMZ, COST, M, LTD, BJ, BIG, TGT, GPS, ANF, SMRT, HOTT, RAD, WAG)

Retailers are out with October sales reports and the news is mixed. Perhaps the biggest surprise was teen clothing store Zumiez Inc. (NASDAQ:ZUMZ), which saw same-store sales soar 21.5% in ...
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Retailers See Role Reversal to Start September (COST, TGT, FDO, WMT, M, JCP, KSS, JWN, LTD, GPS, ANF, ARO, BKE, ZUMZ, HOTT)

Retailers are reporting August same-store sales numbers today, and on the whole the reports are positive after a very cautious and dismal July. August is prime back-to-school shopping time, the ...
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Summer Retail Sales, Focus on Price (COST, TGT, LTD, M, JWN, AEO, GPS, HOTT, WMT)

Retail sales reports for the month of June are arriving thick and fast this morning, but the news is lukewarm at best and the outlook for the back-to-school season is ...
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Top After-Hours Movers (BRCD, CLDX, DELL, FL, HOTT, MRVL, NDSN, CRM, RRGB)

We have many movers in the after-hours session.  Stocks on the move are Brocade Communications Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: BRCD), Celldex Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: CLDX), Dell Inc. (NASDAQ: DELL), Foot Locker, ...
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The Weekly Dividend & Buyback (BPT, SKT, MNRO, QCOM, PAYX, AMIN, TJX, HOTT, TM, ETR, GE, JPM, UFS)

We often cover companies raising dividends and announcing new stock buyback plans.  We did see some dividend hikes this week, but there are also many unique dividend stories from this ...
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Top Day Trader Alerts (CML, BBBY, PALM, CIGX, LCC, UAUA, MEE, HOTT, NBG, FRX)

We are seeing many significant news moves this morning.  Today's top day trader and active trader alerts have links to the news on each stock over at VSInvestor.com along with ...
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