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July 30- General Electric Co's credit card unit, Synchrony Financial, raised $2.88 billion in the biggest initial public offering so far this year, the company said on Wednesday.
A list of major retailers are looking to fill vacancies at the top of their C-suites.
July 18- The success of General Electric Co's impending initial public offering for its private-label credit card unit could ride on investors' willingness to bet that a lukewarm consumer-led U.S. economic recovery heats up.
Retail sales increased less than expected in June, but apparel retailers are doing well and should see more strength this year, experts say.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
William Ackman's main fund climbed 25% during the first half of 2014, ranking him as one of the year's top hedge fund industry performers.
JC Penney appealed a New York state court ruling that found it had interfered with a contract between Macy's and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia.
The contract between shipping companies and unionized West Coast port workers is set to expire Monday at midnight.
Wells Fargo analyst Paul Lejuez said the handbag maker is "attempting something very difficult."
Members of Target's Canada team apologized on YouTube for a series of missteps.
NEW YORK, June 16- JC Penney Co interfered with a contract between Macy's Inc and Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc when it cut a deal to sell a line of the celebrity's home goods, a New York judge ruled on Monday.
Target's recent cash register glitch wouldn't have drummed up nearly as much attention if it had happened to another retailer, experts said.
NEW YORK, June 16- J.C. Penney's pact with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to sell a line of home goods interfered with an exclusive deal between the celebrity's company and Macy's, a New York judge ruled on Monday. In his ruling, however, Justice Jeffrey Oing of New York state court limited the damages that Macy's could obtain.
J.C. Penney interfered with Macy's agreement with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, a New York judge ruled on Monday.
BOSTON, June 3- William Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management flagship hedge fund rose 2.9 percent in May, bringing it to a 22.1 percent gain so far this year and putting it ahead of most rivals, according to two investors in the fund.
A stellar 2013 boosted confidence for stockpickers, but hedge funds are suffering their worst start to a year since the financial crisis.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
J.C. Penney's high level of debt means it offers "very little value" for investors," Wells Fargo analyst Paul Lejuez said.
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