Credit Suisse upgraded the retailer to "outperform" from "neutral," citing the fact that it will lower prices moving forward.» Read More
Stockpickr examines four companies that are expected to lose money in 2012. Though they may not be in deep distress in the next quarter or two, the long-term outlook will weaken further as cash balances drop.
Jim Cramer’s researcher, Nicole Urken, takes a look at why it is just too tough to come into JC Penney right here.
Short interest in Barnes & Noble and Diamond Foods is among the highest in the S&P 1,500 index, with more than 50 percent of their float sold short.
CNBC's Brian Sullivan checks out JC Penney's icon for audio equipment and asks, is it retro or out of touch?
Discussing the outllook for JC Penney and whether the stock has already seen its highs for the year, with Jan Kniffen, J. Rogers Kniffen CEO.
J.C. Penney is Herb Greenberg's stock pick for 2012, but it's not off to a good start, falling today on disappointing sales numbers. Still, Herb hasn't lost faith and he squares off with Jim Cramer on whether the company can engineer a turnaround.
JC Penney is down about 6%. CNBC's Herb Greenberg explains what's the deal.
Insight on the retail names that came out winners and losers from the holiday shopping season. Charles Grom, Deutsche Bank, and Stacey Widlitz, S.W. Retail Advisors, discuss.
Most U.S. retailers turned in solid finish to the holiday season, despite bargain-hungry consumers who put off their holiday shopping until the last-minute in order to snag the very best deals, and mild temperatures, which dampened demand for winter apparel.
Shares of the following companies are showing unusual moves in Thursday's trading session.
CNBC's David Faber reports that JCPenney shares are down more than Target on softer sales.
Traders are watching retail stocks ahead of tomorrow's same store sales data. Which stocks could get a boost from the event? JC O'Hara, Phoenix Partners Group, and Anthony Chukumba, BB&T Capital Markets, discuss.
CNBC's Jim Cramer and Herb Greenberg discuss their differing views on Chipotle, Panera, and J.C. Penney.
Retailers are expected to report healthy sales gains in December, as a last-minute flurry of shoppers scooped up marked-down merchandise.
CNBC's Herb Greenberg and Brian Sullivan place a wager on the direction of JC Penney stock in 2012.
Today's "Fab Four" puts the spotlight on which CEOs investors should pay attention to in the new year, with J.P. Donlon, Chief Executive Magazine editor-in-chief.
First Solar, one of the most consistently shorted stocks in the S&P 500 Index, is on track to close 2011 with a loss of 75 percent.
The Saturday before Christmas is too crucial to retailers to be left in the hands of procrastinating shoppers, so many stores are having “Super Saturday” this weekend, the New York Times reports.
Don't be fooled by Black Friday. There are hot, and not-so hot stocks to watch in retail, says Stacey Widlitz, president of S.W. Retail Advisors.
Stocks spiked in the final minutes of trading Wednesday following a report that the G20 is considering a $600 billion IMF lending program to euro zone, but came off their highs after the IMF denied the report. Investors were also closely waiting for the key EU summit at the end of the week.