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December Retail Sales Gains Signal Good Holiday Quarter

Retailers are announcing December U.S. same-store sales figures Thursday. Research firm Retail Metrics projected an overall gain of 3.8% year-over-year. In December of 2013, retail same-store sales rose 3.5%. Although ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Allstate, Hecla, Hertz, MGIC, Nokia, Office Depot, P&G and More

Stocks were soft Monday morning on news that Japan is effectively back in recession. Still, investors have proven repeatedly that they will buy stocks that are discounted or those they ...
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8 Stocks That Analysts Think Will Double

Now that October has arrived, 24/7 Wall St. wanted to review some of the most aggressive recent analyst calls. It doesn't get much more aggressive than calling a stock a ...
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11 Analyst Stocks to Buy Under $10 With Massive Upside Potential

With stocks finally showing that they can drift lower again, investors and traders have been looking for opportunities to get in now that stocks have backed off all-time highs. 24/7 ...
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Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: JDSU, JD.com, 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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Can Wet Seal Still Save Itself as a Brand and Company?

In mid-summer, 24/7 Wall St. issued one of its key lists of companies that have perhaps the most dubious honor of all companies. It was a list of brands that ...
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Abercrombie Revamps Its Hollister Brand; Will the Teen Shoppers Come Back?

Abercrombie & Fitch (NYSE: ANF) is throwing new light onto its Hollister brand. It is removing the heavy shutters and eliminating the "nightclub" feel from its namesake stores, and will it ...
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Three Big Weekly Analyst Sell Ratings: Pulte, Telefonica, Wet Seal

Investors get to hear about Wall Street analysts issuing Buy ratings daily. They often do not get to hear about the Sell ratings. 24/7 Wall St. reviews dozens of analyst ...
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January Retail Sales: Some Winners, Some Stragglers (COST, WTSLA, LTD, TGT, BKE, SMRT, M, GPS)

Retailers are announcing January same-store sales figures today. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of 2.8% year-over-year, compared with a 4.8% gain in December and a 2.9% gain ...
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January Same-Store Retail Sales Coming This Week

Same-store sales for January are scheduled to be released this Thursday, and the consensus projection from research firm Retail Metrics calls for an increase of 2.8% compared with January of ...
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More on Retail Sales

While early reports on December same-store sales were mixed, the final tally showed a solid gain, with 53% of retailers reporting same-store sales beating estimates and just 47% falling short. ...
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December Retail Sales: A Smaller Bag (COST, WTSLA, LTD, TGT, BKE, SMRT, M, GPS)

Retailers are announcing December same-store sales figures today and, to tell the truth, expectations are pretty low. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of just 1.9% year-over-year, sharply ...
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Same-Store Sales Hit by Hurricane Sandy (COST, WTSLA, LTD, TGT, BKE, SMRT, M, GPS)

Several retailers are announcing November same-store sales today, and the reports are generally good. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of 3.5% for the month, excluding the impact ...
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Retail Sales Pointed Higher (COST, WTSLA, LTD, BKE, JWN, GPS, ZUMZ)

Several retailers are announcing October same-store sales today, and the reports are generally good. Research firm Retail Metrics projects an overall gain of 4.6% for the month, excluding the impact ...
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Wet Seal Caves In

Specialty retailer The Wet Seal Inc. (NASDAQ: WTSLA) announced this morning that it had reached an agreement with private equity firm Clinton Group that resulted in four of the retailer’s ...
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