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Some times big ideas are just too big to work. That's what happened when the brilliant hedge fund manager tried to remake JC Penney.
Facing sharp declines in sales and a plunging stock price, JC Penney's newly re-appointed CEO Mike Ullman must stabilize the struggling retailer's sales while modifying its strategy for winning over customers, analysts said.
As first-quarter earnings season kicks off, negative company warnings have outpaced positive revisions nearly five-to-one.
Clever guys at hedge funds and private equity shops can easily restructure their compensation to avoid the tax. Here's how they'll do it.
Global central banks are accelerating mostly ineffective policies because they feel they have no choice but to keep trying, Pimco's Mohamed El-Erian told CNBC.
New York Times columnist Paul Krugman has entered the tense debate on Thatcher's legacy and already drawn the ire of HSBC's chief economist.
Our Joe Kernen has a "wardrobe malfunction" with the "Squawk Box" Green Jacket before he spoke to golfer Ian Poulter, who's trying to get his first win at the Masters.
Slovenia is heading toward a severe banking crisis and a deep recession despite recent reforms, according to the OECD.
If you think you may have trouble paying your full tax bill, don't panic. There are ways to ease the burden.
You're just two years away from the big day, then, boom! Why financial advisers say Plan B should always be part of your retirement thinking.
Adobe Systems (ADBE) due to announce the launch of Adobe Primetime, a package of tools to transform the way companies distribute TV over the web.
Ever do a double-take when you heard the person in front of you ask for the Monster Mac at McDonald's or the power steak breakfast bowl at Panera Bread?
In a blow to one of the world's largest accounting firms, KPMG said it resigned as auditor of two U.S. corporations amid an FBI investigation into insider trading allegations.
This week marks the official start of earnings season, during which companies will try to impress investors with their ability to generate profits. It may not be so easy this time around.
The death toll in China from the H7N9 bird flu virus rose to nine on Tuesday, said state media, who also quoted Chinese authorities saying a vaccine should be ready within months.
France's economy is at near-stall speed, trade and budget deficits widened last month and the country is embroiled in increasing political uncertainty.
Even as mortgage rates begin to rise, the difference between conforming and jumbo loan rates is shrinking, and that is good news for buyers of higher-priced homes.
Rap mogul Jay-Z is launching a sports-management agency and in the process, lured Yankees' second baseman Robinson Cano away from super agent Scott Boras.
CNBC's Jim Cramer said he expects activist investor Bill Ackman to do something drastic to take the spotlight off of JC Penney.
Google Glass may well be the final step before human-machine interaction moves under our skin, but judging from our early look, it won't be welcome in lots of places, NBC reports.