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  • Nov 13- Department store operator J.C. Penney Co Inc reported better-than-expected quarterly net sales on Friday, helped by demand for home products and footwear and a strong performance by the Sephora beauty shops in its stores. J.C. Penney's net loss narrowed to $137 million, or 45 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Oct. 31, from $188 million, or 62 cents per...

  • J.C. Penney quarterly sales rise 5 pct Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 7:35 AM ET

    Nov 13- J.C. Penney Co Inc reported a 4.8 percent rise in quarterly net sales, helped by demand for home products and footwear and a strong performance by the Sephora beauty shops in its stores. The department store operator's net loss narrowed to $137 million, or 45 cents per share, in the third quarter ended Oct. 31, from $188 million, or 62 cents per share, a year earlier.

  • JC Penney shares tumble after posting loss Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 7:32 AM ET
    Shoppers pass a J.C. Penney store in New York.

    J.C. Penney topped expectations on revenue, but its stock fell in premarket trading as did many other department store chains.

  • Friday the 13th marks end of unlucky week Friday, 13 Nov 2015 | 7:22 AM ET

    U.S. stock futures were lower this morning, after Thursday's sharp drop.

  • Nov 13- Slumping same-store sales at upscale U.S. department store operator Nordstrom Inc could point to more than a glut in retailers' inventories, not just a longer-than-usual spell of warm weather and fewer spendthrift tourists. Trouble at Nordstrom- seen as head-and-shoulder above rivals such as Macy's Inc and cheaper retailers including Kohl's Corp in...

  • Nov 12- Department store operator Nordstrom Inc on Thursday followed Macy's Inc in cutting its full-year forecast, bringing back into sharp focus concerns of a slowdown in the retail sector. Shares of Nordstrom fell 20.5 percent to $50.46 in after-hours trading, their lowest since March 2013. Nordstrom did not specify a reason for disappointing results and...

  • Nov 12- U.S. stock indexes were on track for their steepest fall in over a month on Thursday as lower commodity prices weighed on energy and materials stocks and comments by a Federal Reserve policymaker hinted at an interest-rate rise next month. In a speech on Thursday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on the economy or the timing of a rate hike.

  • Nov 12- U.S. stocks dropped on Thursday as cheaper commodities weighed on energy and materials stocks and comments by a Federal Reserve policymaker hinted at an interest-rate hike next month. In a speech on Thursday, Fed Chair Janet Yellen did not comment on the economy or the timing of a rate hike. But New York Fed President William Dudley said "it is quite possible...

  • Nov 12- U.S. stocks hit session lows in early afternoon trading on Thursday, as a fall in commodity prices weighed on energy and materials stocks, and comments by several Federal Reserve policymakers pointed to an interest-rate hike next month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen on Thursday did not comment on the economy or the timing of a rate hike. But New York Fed President...

  • Nov 12- Department store operator Kohl's Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly net sales and profit on Thursday due to strong back-to-school sales, a day after Macy's full-year forecast cut raised concerns about the sector's performance. Kohl's shares, which fell to a two-year low on Wednesday, rose as much as 9.5 percent to $47.24, boosting shares of...

  • Top trader: Buy JC Penney as Macy's falters Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 11:58 AM ET
    A J.C. Penney store in Brooklyn, New York.

    CNBC "Halftime Report" trader Jim Lebenthal bought shares of J.C. Penney and sold shares of Apple Thursday.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls as commodities weigh Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 11:39 AM ET

    *Commodity prices weigh on materials, energy shares. *Yellen does not comment on rate hike, economy. Nov 12- U.S. stocks were lower on Thursday as a fall in commodity prices weighed on energy and materials stocks and investors studied comments by several Federal Reserve policymakers for clues on a widely-expected interest rate hike next month.

  • Why Kohl's is outshining Macy's Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 11:17 AM ET
    A Kohl’s department store in Jersey City, New Jersey.

    Kohl's third-quarter results were a welcome surprise to investors after Macy's disappointing results a day earlier.

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls as energy, materials stocks drag Thursday, 12 Nov 2015 | 10:09 AM ET

    Nov 12- U.S. stocks were lower on Thursday morning as materials and energy stocks sank due to lower commodity prices and investors weighed the prospect of an increase in interest rates next month. Fed Chair Janet Yellen said that the central bank must weigh the effects of post-crisis financial regulations and new channels through which policy affects markets...

  • Nov 12- Wall Street was set to open flat on Thursday after data showed weekly U.S. jobless claims held steady at levels consistent with sustained labor market strength that could encourage the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates next month. The encouraging data comes ahead of scheduled speeches by several Fed policymakers, including Chair Janet Yellen at...

  • *Third-qtr adj. profit $0.75/ share vs est $0.69. Nov 12- Department store operator Kohl's Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly net sales and profit, helped by strong back-to-school sales, sending its shares up as much as 11 percent in premarket trading on Thursday. A surprise drop in comparable sales in the quarter at rival Macy's Inc had set alarm bells...

  • Nov 12- Department store operator Kohl's Corp reported better-than-expected quarterly net sales, helped by strong back-to-school sales, sending the company's shares up 11 percent in premarket trading on Thursday. A surprise drop in comparable sales in the quarter at rival Macy's Inc had set alarm bells ringing in the department store industry and hit...

  • After rough retail day, traders take their picks Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 7:02 PM ET
    A shopper with a Macy's bag in New York.

    "Fast Money" traders picked their top retail plays after the sector took a beating on disappointing quarterly results from Macy's.

  • *Amazon rises, other retailers fall after Macy's cuts forecast. Nov 11- U.S. stocks finished lower on Wednesday after investors sold oil companies and dumped brick-and-mortar retailers after a disappointing forecast from Macy's. Exxon Mobil slipped 0.89 percent and weighed most on the S&P along with Apple, down 0.56 percent.

  • Stocks close lower; Macy’s posts worst day since 2008 Wednesday, 11 Nov 2015 | 4:00 PM ET
    Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

    U.S. stocks closed lower Wednesday as declines in oil prices and disappointing Macy's earnings weighed.