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

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J.C. Penney Still Struggles To Survive

In a sea of larger competition, J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) continues to battle to survive. A decade ago, at least its financial results were not continually eroding. J.C. Penney management ...
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What Does a Lower Forecast Mean for JC Penney, Sears and Wal-Mart?

On Wednesday, the National Retail Federation (NRF) revised its retail sales growth forecast for 2015 down slightly from 4.1% to 3.5%. The NRF expects sales will expand 3.7% over the ...
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Major US Companies to Add 100,000 Jobs

A coalition of 17 companies announced Monday morning a job creation program called the “100,000 Opportunities Alliance,” which has a goal of being the nation’s largest employer-led group committed to ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in June

AT&T continued to reign as the most shorted stock trading on the New York Stock Exchange between the June 15 and June 30 settlement dates, and short sellers piled on ...
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Why the Market Is Not Buying Into the JC Penney Turnaround

Department store company J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) has struggled against the new online retailing paradigm. People increasingly want to shop at companies such as Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). ...
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The 6 Most Heavily Shorted NYSE Stocks in June

AT&T continued to reign as the most shorted stock trading on the New York Stock Exchange between the May 29 and June 15 settlement dates, even though the numbers of ...
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6 Analyst Stocks With 50% to 100% Upside Calls

While the bull market is six years old, most investors either feel the stock market needs a breather or that they are going to find their next real rewards in ...
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JC Penney Will Have to Close More Stores

The heir apparent at J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP), Marvin Ellison, indicated he will not close more stores. As part of his plan, he will make more use of ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in May

AT&T continued to reign as the most shorted stock trading on the New York Stock Exchange between the May 15 and May 29 settlement dates. In addition, after shying away ...
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The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks in May

Despite falling short interest among most of them, the five most shorted stocks trading on the New York Stock Exchange remained the same between the April 30 and May 15 ...
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How to Beat Weak Same-Store Sales: Stop Reporting Them

Is there a person out there who has never been told, “If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything at all?” In the corporate world that typically translates to, ...
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Wal-Mart Loses Investor Confidence

Ahead of another set of earnings from Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT), at least one thing is already clear. Wall Street has turned against the nation's largest retailer, and with ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Apple, Clovis, Deere, JC Penney, Wynn, Yum and More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday, but the S&P 500 had an all-time high close on Thursday. Investors have proven over and over that they want to buy stocks ...
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JC Penney Stock Crushed

Following the company’s first-quarter earnings report after markets closed on Wednesday, shares of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) gained more than 2% in after-hours trading. After a good night’s ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Atmel, BlackBerry, Cisco, Ctrip.com, CarMax, AOL and More

Stocks were in rally mode on Thursday morning, with DJIA futures up 100 and S&P futures up 12. Are the markets going to challenge new highs again? Investors just keep ...
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