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The Next Wave of Dead Retailers

We all know that retailers like J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) and RadioShack Inc. (NYSE: RSH) are in deep trouble. But quarterly results for four other big retailers -- ...
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Nine Retailers Closing the Most Stores

Brick-and-mortar retailers have been suffering from slow economic activity for years, as well as from increased competition from online retailers. The rise in store closings is a prominent sign of ...
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Office Supplies Get Stapled to the Ceiling

The office supplies sector was challenged even before Thursday. Now things are worse after Staples Inc. (NASDAQ: SPLS) said that its sales are being challenged and that it would close ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: LinkedIn, Safeway, NII Holdings, Rangold, EP Energy and More

Stocks are challenging new highs again and earnings season is just about over. Investors are carefully deciding how to position themselves for gains ahead and to avoid the next serious sell-off. ...
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Office Supply Crunch Should Have Been Known: What Efficient Market?

We have said that the efficient market theory has been dead for quite some time. If Tuesday's move in Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) is not proof that the efficient ...
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Why Best Buy Killed Staples and Office Depot

Best Buy Co., Inc. (NYSE: BBY) wasn’t the only stock hit by its admission that deep discounting failed to boost holiday sales. Investors dumped Best Buy shares heavily in response, ...
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Office Depot and Staples: Now There Are Two

The merger of Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) and Office Max closed earlier in November and now the landscape for office supply stores includes just two major big-box players: Office ...
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How Office Depot Just Became a Huge Buy Rather Than a Huge Sell

Office Depot Inc. (NYSE: ODP) has just completed its OfficeMax merger. It also has a new chief executive to boot. Now the research team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: AECOM, Cirrus, Cisco, Lululemon and More

Earnings season may be winding down, but we are still getting some key reports. Now traders and investors have to decide how to position their holdings for 2014. 24/7 Wall ...
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Toys”R”Us and Staples Early Thanksgiving Hours

No matter what customers are in the market for on Thanksgiving Day, a store where they can buy that special or not-so-special something will be open at least part of the ...
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17 Key Earnings to Watch in the Week Ahead with Full Previews

Earnings season has been going strong, most DJIA components have reported earnings, and this coming first full week of November will mark the last week of major earnings reports from ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Tuesday: Markets Mixed at Open, Closes Slightly Higher

U.S. equity markets opened mixed this morning as investors weighed conflicting data from the U.S., Europe, and Asia. In Europe, retail sales declined more than expected in Germany, Italy’s unemployment ...
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24/7 Wall St. Closing Bell — Monday: Markets Open Higher, S&P Closes on New High

U.S. equity markets opened higher this morning after the U.S. Department of Commerce reported that personal income and spending both rose by 0.2%, which was slightly higher than expected for ...
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Media Digest (4/10/2013) Reuters, WSJ, NYT, FT, Bloomberg

The FBI begins review of the relationship between a KPMG partner and Herbalife Ltd. (NYSE: HLF). (Reuters) Problems with lithium ion batteries hurt the growth of companies that make them. ...
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Investors and traders are always looking for good research-driven ideas for stocks to buy and stocks to sell. Some of these come from independent research and some come from sell-side ...
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