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*Sees full-year adj EPS $1.78- $1.92, largely above Wall Street estimates. Aug 28- Guess Inc reported second-quarter results above estimates due to better-than-expected sales in North America, sending its shares up 18 percent in after market trading. North America accounts for about 40 percent of the company's total sales.
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Aug 28- Express Inc became one of the few U.S. apparel retailers to say that the rise in its quarterly comparable store sales would continue in the current quarter, helped by its trendier merchandise and an easy comparison with a year earlier.
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*Microsoft climbs after announcing CEO Ballmer's retirement. NEW YORK, Aug 23- U.S. stocks rose in light trading on Friday, led by a jump in Microsoft shares, as trading took place without interruption a day after the Nasdaq stock exchange suffered an unprecedented, three-hour trading halt.
Stocks advanced on Friday as a sharp drop in new home sales added to the uncertainty about when the Federal Reserve may begin to reduce its monthly bond purchases.
*Microsoft climbs after announcing CEO Ballmer's retirement. Microsoft rose 5.9 percent, giving the Nasdaq composite index its biggest lift, after Microsoft Chief Executive Steve Ballmer announced he will retire. Ballmer will retire within the next 12 months, once Microsoft chooses a successor.
Aug 23- Ann Inc joined the few U.S. retailers that posted a rise in quarterly comparable store sales, as shoppers lapped up the women's apparel retailer's entire assortment from office wear to Kate Hudson's latest capsule collection.
*Microsoft climbs after announcing CEO Ballmer's retirement. NEW YORK, Aug 23- U.S. stocks were little changed on Friday, a day after the Nasdaq stock exchange suffered a historic trading halt of roughly three hours as a result of technical problems.
U.S. stock index futures signaled a flat to higher open on Friday a day after trading in Nasdaq securities was halted for more than three hours.
NEW YORK, Aug 23- U.S. stocks were poised for a flat on Friday, a day after the Nasdaq stock exchange suffered a historic trading halt of roughly three hours as a result of technical problems.
*Second-quarter earnings/share $0.76 vs est $0.65. Aug 23- Women's apparel retailer Ann Inc posted a higher-than-expected rise in second-quarter profit, driven by strong sales at its Ann Taylor and LOFT stores.
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Aeropostale is reporting Q2 EPS loss of ($0.34) ex-items on revenue of $454 million, with CNBC's Courtney Reagan.
Abercrombie & Fitch, Aeropostale and American Eagle Outfitters have fallen out of fashion with fickle teen shoppers and may not win back their business anytime soon.
Abercrombie & Fitch said same-store sales fell a worse-than-expected 10 percent, blaming fewer visits by shoppers and customers' lack of interest in its women's clothing.
Aug 22- Abercrombie& Fitch Co reported comparable sales and profit far below Wall Street expectations on Thursday, blaming a drop in store visits by shoppers, and the teen retailer said business will decline even more during the current back-to-school quarter.
Aug 22- Abercrombie& Fitch Co, Aeropostale Inc and American Eagle Outfitters Inc have fallen out of fashion with fickle U.S. teen shoppers and aren't likely to win back their business anytime soon.
With the Fed on a path to taper, rising bond yields could act as a razor's edge against the stock market, cutting into gains with every tick higher.