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Wall St. Cheat Sheet
Why Wal-Mart Is Still a Compelling Investment
Generally, I don't like investing in retail stocks. Retail is incredibly competitive - unless you live in the middle of nowhere, it seems that you can't go a fraction of a mile without coming across some retailer.
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Sun Mar 09, 2014
Ex-Penney CEO Ron Johnson got no severance when he left
Former J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson did not receive a severance package when he was forced out of the top job at the Plano-based retailer.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
The Motley Fool
Why J.C. Penney May Be a Better Turnaround Bet Than Sears
These three have witnessed more false dawns than Groundhog Day, and every time one of them turns a corner it quickly crashes into a wall.
Stage Stores Shifts Some Scenery
Bad weather hit comps in the fourth quarter, and the weather has been ugly in the first quarter so far.
Fitch Updates 2014 Outlook for U.S. Department Store Industry
This reflects the continued secular pressure and channel leakage to specialty apparel, discounters and, more recently, the online channel.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Why 4 global companies invest in the United Way of Metropolitan Dallas
Pete Lerma, principal of Richards/Lerma; Clint McDonnough, Dallas office manager of Ernst & Young LLP; Krys Boyd of KERA-FM; and Mike Ullman, CEO of J.C. Penney celebrated the 2013-2014 United Way of Metropolitan Dallas campaign at the nonprofit's Heroes for Hope event Thursday.
J.C. Penney Ex-CEO Ron Johnson Didn't Get Severance When He Left
Ron Johnson , the former J.C. Penney Co. chief executive officer who was ousted last year after a controversial attempt to modernize the retail chain, didn't receive severance when he left the company.
J.C. Penney's Mike Ullman: 'I am not an interim CEO'
Mike Ullman discussed his commitment to the United Way with Krys Boyd of KERA-FM and Jennifer Sampson at the Heroes of Hope event Thursday Night.
Top Retailer Stocks Making a Comeback In 2014
Though it was a poor year for retail, the U.S. unemployment rate lowered, falling to 7.2 percent, The stock market had a remarkably great year, with The S&P 500 gaining more than 22 percent through mid-December.
Remembering the Downtown J.C. Penney's
Earlier this year, The Chattanoogan.com reported the imminent closing of one of the few remaining original stores at Northgate Mall.
Why Mall of America is expanding as many retailers implode
These are rough times for America's brick-and-mortar retailers. This week, it was Radio Shack announcing plans to close 20% of its stores and Staples shuttering 12% in North America.
Tanger Outlets: Nobody Does It Better
In the new age of retailing, it's becoming quite clear that the most sustainable companies will have to be experts in all business lines - full price, discount, and e-commerce.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
The 20 Best Value Bond Investments For Maturities Of 10 Years Or More
We rank 32,921 bond trades on March 5 to find the 20 "best value" trades for maturities of 10 years or more.
Option Clips: J.C. Penney Company, Pandora Media, and Bank of America
StockTwits today are retailer J.C. Penney Company, Inc. and streaming music provider Pandora Media Inc .
A Few More Reasons Why I Am Bullish On J.C. Penney
In my previous article on J.C. Penney , I had advised investors to buy this stock.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
J. C. Penney: Fallen Angel or Just Fallen? Market Vectors' Fran Rodilosso Weighs In
Though retailer J. C. Penney has undergone multiple management changes and significant volatility in the price of its equity and debt over the last few years, the company nonetheless retains some of the qualities of the classic 'fallen angel,' according to , fixed income portfolio manager at Market Vectors ETFs.
Betting On J.C. Penney's Stagnation
Buying the bonds and shorting the stock in the right proportion will allow you to take advantage of the high coupon yield without significant exposure.
Most Active Options Update: J.C. Penney Company, Inc.
J.C. Penney Company, Inc. calls and puts are trading near parity today, with roughly 28,000 of the former and 26,000 of the latter having crossed the tape thus far.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
The Motley Fool
2 Improvements J.C. Penney Sees for 2014
The company reported quarterly comparable-store sales growth that lagged only slightly behind the performances of Macy's .
Two battle-weary retailers shoot higher
Two beat-up retailers have fallen back in favor this week as J.C. Penney and Abercrombie & Fitch both show surprising rebounds.