J.C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE:JCP)

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Which Retailers Will Be Sales Winners on Final Weekend Before Christmas?

Super Saturday, December 20, is expected to be the single busiest selling day of the holiday season. Consumer sentiment is on the rise among both high- and low-earners, and falling ...
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10 Shopping Days Until Christmas

The race that began at the start of November, peaked on Thanksgiving -- or Black Friday or Cyber Monday -- is nearly over. Only 10 shopping days remain until Christmas. ...
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Walmart Cuts More Prices

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) will cut prices until it can cut no more. Or, on the other hand, cut them until it can no longer make money. Perhaps it ...
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The 5 Most Heavily Shorted Stocks on the New York Stock Exchange

The most heavily shorted stocks on the New York Stock Exchange between the November 14 and November 28 settlement dates saw rising short interest, particularly Kinder Morgan and Vale, which ...
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Will Sears Stock Price Drop to $0?

Among the most troubled retailers in America, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) stands out. Its ownership is controlled by a hedge fund manager. It was created in 2004 by the ...
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Meet the New Favorite (and Least Favorite) Goldman Sachs Retail Stock Pick

Goldman Sachs has lowered its view on North American broadline retailers. However, there is a bright spot in this sector. The call was from Stephen Grambling and was after disappointing ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AEP, BP, Halliburton, Cypress Semi, J.C. Penney, Schlumberger, SanDisk and More

Stocks were looking for direction Wednesday morning. Investors keep proving that they will buy value stocks or stocks that are discounted when they can. 24/7 Wall St. looks over dozens ...
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J.C. Penney Down 5% on Weak Retail Sales Data

As data for the Black Friday weekend begins to accumulate, it is becoming clear that the weekend was not a rousing success for retailers. One sign of the weakness is ...
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Holiday Retail Sales in Trouble Over Black Friday Weekend

The National Retail Federation (NRF), an association that represents the nation's largest retailers, reported that the Black Friday weekend was a disaster. The information bodes poorly for the balance of ...
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E-Commerce Spending Reaches $17.5 Billion

Consumers have spent $17.5 billion via e-commerce during the first 23 days of November. That is an 11% increase over the same period in 2013. The data is for desktop ...
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Black Friday Sales Off and Running — on Monday

Even though Black Friday is still five days away, big retailers are getting a jump on the traditional beginning of the holiday shopping season with pre-Black Friday and other countdown ...
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Holiday Spending Plans Slow to a Crawl

Earlier this year, the National Retail Federation posted a forecast for holiday sales to rise 4.1% over last year. E-commerce results should yield results that are better. However, a new ...
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Only 38 Shopping Days Until Christmas

Christmas is five weeks away. Based on the aggressiveness of retail promotions, it would seem the holiday is only days off. Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and other retailers with ...
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Does J.C. Penney Need to Close 100 Stores?

After a year of 20% or more drops in same-store sales and revenue, under former CEO Ron Johnson, J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has pulled itself to a level ...
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J.C. Penney Stock Wrecked by Earnings

Three of America’s most closely watched retailers have reported quarterly earnings over the past two days, and the results have been as varied as the stores themselves. Each company is ...
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