JC Penney Finds New Ways to Disappoint Investors

J.C. Penney Co. Inc. (NYSE: JCP) reported first-quarter fiscal 2019 results before markets opened Tuesday. The venerable retailer reported an adjusted net loss per share of $0.46 and $2.56 billion ...
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Apple, Ford and Other Consumer Goods Stocks With Recent Golden Crosses

Golden crosses and death crosses are common signals in technical analysis and refer to the relationship between short-term and long-term moving averages. The golden cross typically is seen as a ...
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China Says It Does Not Steal US Intellectual Property

Despite decades of evidence to the contrary, the Chinese government says it does not steal U.S. intellectual property. It is among the most preposterous claims made over the course of ...
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Dressbarn to Close 100% of Stores, as Parent Company Craters

Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA) said it would close all of its Dressbarn stores, which it numbered at 730 in its last annual report. More recent reports put the ...
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20 Airlines That Have Gone Out of Business in the Past Year

Neither the size of an airline or its longevity is a guarantee, nor is its continued operation. An examination of industry failures over the last year makes this clear, though ...
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Places Where Poverty Is Causing Bad Diets

There is no question that people living in poverty face unique challenges that can lead to poor diets. Low-income Americans often cannot afford high-quality, nutritious food, but that alone ...
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Counties Going Hungry in Every State

The United States is one of the most affluent nations on earth. Our agricultural resources are substantial, with over 1 billion acres actively-used farm land. And yet an estimated one ...
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Cost of College the Year You Were Born

The annual cost of attending a four-year private institution in the United States reached $48,510 last year, more than double what it was less than two decades ago. For ...
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15 Countries That Control the World’s Oil

Oil is a natural resource formed by the decay of organic matter over millions of years. And like many other natural resources, oil cannot be produced, only extracted where it ...
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US Businesses Paid Less Than 8% of Federal Income Tax Collections Last Year

The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) on Monday released its fiscal year 2018 Data Book (October 1, 2017, through September 30, 2018). U.S. taxpayers paid a total of $3.465 trillion ...
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How Microsoft Is Cleaning Up Its Xbox Live Platform

Gaming is a favorite pastime, not just for many Americans but millions of people across the globe. In an effort to make this online space more inclusive and less hurtful ...
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A Radical Turn for the Sprint and T-Mobile Merger

Most investors had been led to believe that the proposed acquisition of Sprint Corp. (NYSE: S) by T-Mobile US Inc. (NASDAQ: TMUS) would be blocked. While this will not act ...
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Why Dish Network Shares Are Getting Crushed

Dish Network Corp. (NASDAQ: DISH) shares kicked off the week on a negative note when the company announced that it would be making a sizable acquisition. Specifically, Dish Network said ...
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We May Have Been Wrong About the Connection Between Coffee and Poop for Years

The relationship between coffee and bowel movements has been known for a long time. That relationship usually has been tied to the stimulating effect of the caffeine in coffee. About ...
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What to Expect When Home Depot Reports Tuesday Morning

Home Depot Inc. (NYSE: HD) is scheduled to release its fiscal first-quarter financial results before the markets open on Tuesday. The consensus estimates are calling for $2.19 in earnings per ...
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