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Insider Buying Jumps as Market Volatility Grows: Sears, IFF, Pulse Biosciences, PRA Group, Radius Health and More

After weeks of sitting on the sidelines, insiders have been buying shares again in earnest, and the big drop in the markets last week, combined with higher volatility seemed to ...
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A Listing by State of 1,430 Sears and Kmart Stores

In its annual report filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday, Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) included cautionary language about whether the company would be able to ...
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Sears Management Says It May Not Survive

Usually buried in the small print of some troubled public companies is the phrase "substantial doubt exists related to the Company's ability to continue as a going concern." Recently that company was ...
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Huge Buffett and Icahn Trades Highlight Insider Buying: Transdigm, Herbalife, Navistar, Calavo Growers, Sears and More

Another week in which the relentless strength of the stock market continued, albeit at a much slower pace. Despite a rate increase by the Federal Reserve, which had been well-telegraphed, stocks ...
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The List of All 138 Stores JC Penney Is Closing

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) announced the 138 stores it would close today. Earlier this year, J.C. Penney said it would close 130 to 140 locations because of flagging ...
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10 Companies With the Worst Reputations

A good reputation is a fragile thing, whether a person's or a company's. And, like beauty, a good reputation is often in the eye of the beholder. Corporate reputations take ...
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Toys’R’Us Chops as Many as 15% of Corporate Workers

According to several media sources, Toys"R"Us has cut as much as 15% of its headquarter staff, which equates to roughly 250 people. It joins many large retailers that have been the ...
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Retail Dominates Friday’s Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

With stocks at record highs, investors have to be considering how they should be positioned. The Dow Jones Industrial Average was last seen over 20,200 and the S&P 500 was ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Ford, Intel, NVIDIA, Starbucks, Teva, Twitter, Wal-Mart and Many More

Stocks were indicated marginally higher on Friday morning on what seems to be a very light news day. The Dow is still above 20,000 and the S&P 500 has gone ...
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Will Online Grocery Sales Cripple Kroger and Safeway?

Could there be a shift from brick-and-mortar shopping to e-commerce in the grocery industry as occurred in consumer electronics and department stores? If so, large grocery retailers like Kroger Co. ...
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As Industry Tumbles, 6 Retail Chiefs Who Can’t Be Fired

As same-store sales disintegrate and it becomes clear the holiday season was unkind to many retailers, several retail company chief executives cannot be ousted, no matter what their results. Most have families ...
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Top 10 TV Ads for December 2016

A well-established metric by which to measure television advertising is how memorable the ad is. The more memorable the ad, the more bang for the advertiser's buck, because consumers are ...
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Banana Republic Continues to Disappear

Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) posted good news about its holiday sales, in contrast to nearly every other large brick-and-mortar retailer. However, among its three major divisions — Gap, Banana Republic and ...
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Barnes & Noble Founder Riggio Fails to Prevent Its Collapse

Among the few things present over the period during which Barnes & Noble Inc. (NYSE: BKS) has collapsed is founder and sometimes CEO, sometimes chairman, Leonard Riggio. Based on a new ...
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New Funding Lets Sears Fight Another Day

Sears Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: SHLD) has been fighting a seemingly losing battle for years now, with shares consistently on the decline. However, we saw an unexpected move happen early on ...
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