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New York Stock Exchange

The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Circle the Wagons

With a rough first quarter in the rear-view mirror, the markets were finally headed north again, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500 having returned to the black ...
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Sears and JC Penney Need to Close Over 300 Stores

According to analysis from Green Street Advisors, as reported in The Wall Street Journal, several large retailers need to close hundreds of stores to reach the sales per square foot ...
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Traffic to JC Penney Website Soars as Company Recovers

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is in the midst of a recovery that seemed impossible two years ago. Part of the improvement is a surge in traffic to JCPenney.com, which ...
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Which Companies Benefit as El Niño Transitions to La Niña?

The verdict for El Niño is in, and while it hasn’t been particularly good for cold weather retailers, it hasn’t been catastrophic either. Brick-and-mortar seasonal retailers are already in quite ...
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Short Interest in JC Penney Plummets 23 Million Shares

The turnaround of a company's share price, presumably based on a turnaround of its business, is never complete until the naysayers retreat. After the company posted Lazarus-like results for the holidays, ...
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Top Biotech Fund Continues Huge Insider Buying: Seattle Genetics, TransDigm, JC Penney and More

The roller-coaster market ride continued this past week, but that didn’t stop insiders from continuing to buy shares. With first-quarter earnings reporting now just three short weeks away, the window ...
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What Gave JC Penney Earnings Their Big Boost?

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported fourth-quarter and full-year 2015 results before markets opened Friday. The venerable retailer reported quarterly adjusted diluted earnings per share (EPS) of $0.39 and ...
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Top Retail Earnings for the Week Ahead

24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of some of the major retailers that will be reporting their quarterly earnings in the coming week. We are just entering into ...
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Deutsche Bank Has 3 Consumer Favorite Top Pick Retail Stocks for 2016

Despite the fact that some on Wall Street discount the effect that lower gasoline prices have on the U.S. consumer, the bottom line is we are experiencing one of the ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alibaba, Amazon, BofA, Cypress Semi, Flextronics, JC Penney, Lululemon, Microsoft and More

Stocks were indicated to have a strong open on Friday after Japan cut its interest rates into negative territory to follow Europe on easing trends and quantitative easing. This was ...
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Why JC Penney Is Adding Appliances

If you can't sell the stuff that's already on the shelves, maybe the answer is to put up more shelves and add new stuff. If it doesn't work nothing's lost, ...
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Can Sears Avoid Layoffs? (UPDATED)

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) posted horrible holiday results, and management said it would cut over 4,000 people when store employees and management are added together. The retailer forecast the cuts ...
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Shoppers

Ongoing Warm Weather Continues to Cripple Retailers

Unusually warm fall and early winter weather had a sharp impact on retail sales in the fourth quarter of 2015, and the latest weather forecast does not appear to be ...
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The 6 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Still Fleeing GE

General Electric saw its short interest drop sharply again between the November 30 and December 15 settlement dates. GE was the only one among the most shorted stocks trading on ...
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Wal-Mart Is Worst Dow Performer in 2015, Down 30%

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) has posted the worst performance among Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) components this year, down 29.5%. The DJIA is off 2.3% for the year. Wal-Mart's ...
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