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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Alaska Air, Boeing, Deutsche Bank, JC Penney, Lowe’s MGM Growth, Nokia, Vornado and More

Stocks were directionless on Monday, despite weak economic data from China over the weekend. Investors have proven over and over that they are still looking for opportunities and hidden gems, ...
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retail recession

5 Major Retailers That Crushed Shareholders Last Week

Retail stocks took a serious dive this past week as many retailers reported weak earnings and sales trends. Some of these companies blamed the weather, weak comparable sales, guidance or even the rise ...
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Jeff Bezos

Can Amazon’s Market Value Hit Half A Trillion Dollars?

At least one Wall St. analyst believes the value of Amazon's (NASDAQ: AMZN) share prices will reach $1,000, up from $709. Its market value is currently $335 billion. Is half ...
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JCP appliances

Will Investors Lose Patience With JC Penney Turnaround?

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported first-quarter 2016 results before markets opened Friday. The venerable retailer reported an adjusted diluted loss per share of $0.32 and $2.81 billion in ...
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What to Expect from JC Penney Earnings

Before markets open Friday morning, retailer J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is scheduled to report first-quarter 2016 results. Analysts are looking for a net loss per share of $0.38 ...
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Gold Mine

The 5 Most Shorted NYSE Stocks: Short Sellers Still in Retreat

As the markets reached all-time highs last month, the short sellers were in retreat, judging by the moves in the most heavily shorted stocks traded on the New York Stock ...
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New JC Penney Job Cuts Drop Shares 8%

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is scheduled to report fiscal first-quarter earnings on May 13, and by the look of it, the good news from the fourth quarter will ...
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JC Penney Shares Tumble on Report of Cut Work Hours

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) is scheduled to report fiscal first-quarter earnings on May 13, and by the look of it, the good news from the fourth quarter will ...
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Closed

Why Frederick’s of Hollywood Was Smart to Close Stores

Just a year ago, the Frederick's of Hollywood lingerie retail operation closed virtually all its stores as it entered Chapter 11. As a part of the process, it sold its inventory ...
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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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Store Closing

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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JCP appliances

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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lightning

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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Selecting Ties

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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