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Amazon to Add 80,000 Workers for Holidays

Not to be bested by huge brick-and-mortar store operators like Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (NYSE: WMT) and Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M), Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) will hire 80,000 workers for the ...
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J.C. Penney Still in Trouble

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) management got a bit of good news. Moody's adjusted its outlook on the company's Corporate Family Rating from negative to stable. However, the overall ...
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Retailers Hiring the Most Employees for the Holidays

Retailers across the nation are accepting waves of new employee applications in preparation for the imminent 2014 holiday hiring season. Seven of the nation’s largest retailers will together add nearly ...
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Macy’s Tries to Compete With Amazon

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) is the latest brick-and-mortar retailer to take a swing at Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN). Its attempt at competition is through same-day delivery service. However, the program ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: JDSU,, Palo Alto, Petrobras, SeaWorld, Twitter, Yandex and More

Stocks were weak on Thursday morning, and the markets are showing that they can take at least a little bit of a breather. What is interesting is that investors are ...
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What the iPhone 6 Was Supposed to Have, but Didn’t

The new iPhones from Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) are finally here, and we wanted to run down the features that were anticipated before the product announcement and the ones that ...
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J.C. Penney’s Weak Online Sales

Barely mentioned in the J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) earnings report was the tiny amount of its online sales for the quarter. Same-store sales may have improved, but the e-commerce revenue ...
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Macy’s Tempers Expectations for 2014 After Earnings

Macy's Inc. (NYSE: M) reported second quarter earnings per share of $0.80 and a 3% revenue growth to $6.27 billion. Both missed analyst estimates according to Thomson Reuters of $0.86 ...
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The 9 Top Earnings Reports for the Week Ahead

We are now entering into mid-August and earnings season has seen its peak. While we are getting into the stragglers who report later than peers, there are also many key companies ...
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J.C. Penney Still Shunned By Wall St.

Things have been quiet at J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP), at least as far as Wall St. is concerned. However, a look at its stock prices shows that investors continue to ...
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Credit Suisse’s Top Large-Cap Stocks Being Bought by Mutual Funds

Anytime you have a very long, protracted up-move in the stock market, the portfolio managers at the top growth mutual funds usually have to start taking some profits and reallocate ...
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Judge Favors Macy’s Over J.C. Penney in Martha Stewart Conflict

A New York state judge ruled Monday that J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and its former CEO Ron Johnson interfered in an agreement between Macy’s Inc. (NYSE: M) and ...
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Credit Suisse Adds New Stocks in Multiple Sectors to Top Picks List

We have written before how practically all the major firms we cover have a list of top stock picks for their client base. One of the best things that a ...
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Why J.C. Penney Is Down 50% in the Past Year

Following an initial rush of enthusiasm after the company reported fourth-quarter results in late February, shares of J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) have traded in a band between about ...
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Seven Fresh Dividend Hikes You Should Not Miss

This past week was a rough one for the markets. Both the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) and the S&P 500 hit new all-time highs, only to sell off handily ...
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