J.C. Penney shares were up more than 3 percent Monday, defying a down day for the markets.» Read More
On Tuesday shares of Apple and JC Penney landed on almost every investor’s radar after the department store staged what some consider a corporate coup d’etat.
JC Penny's shares surged on reports it hired Apple's Ron Johnson. A look at what it means for the retailer and shareholders, with Gene Munster & Jeff Klinefelter, Piper Jaffray, and the Fast Money traders weigh in on trades to place today.
Stocks rallied over 1 percent Tuesday following a handful of economic data that helped boost investor confidence and after China's robust industrial production report.
Apple is challenging the dominance of department stores, according to The Wall Street Journal. But there are several functions an anchor serves that Apple is unlikely to fill.
J.C. Penney's same-store sales disappointed traders in April, and the sentiment is negative going into its monthly report.
Mitt Romney's presidential campaign will focus on his executive experience in the Massachusetts statehouse, but the former Bay State governor and GOP presidential hopeful's calls as co-founder of Bain Capital have had a much bigger impact on the American consumer so far. ...A report from TheStreet.
The “Mad Money” host digs deeper into the home improvement chain’s earnings report.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery moved out of riskier assets.
Stocks slumped on Monday as technology stocks unraveled, and investors worried that continuing woes over the euro zone debt crisis could put a damper on the economic recovery.
Stocks pared losses as materials and bank stocks gained, but investors remained on edge about the European debt crisis.
The market is for sale, and has a problem. It's not the Dominique Strauss-Kahn bombshell, though that doesn't help. The real issue is not the commodity selloff, and not just the European debt issues, it's the end of QE2...
Stock index futures continued to trade lower after news an index of manufacturing activity was much lower than expected.
See what's happening, who's talking and what will be making headlines on Monday's Squawk on the Street.
Criminal charges against the IMF chief, flood fears remain after a Mississippi river spillway is opened, and a rundown of retailers report earnings. Here's what we're watching…
Rising volatility in stocks and commodities could continue to be a dominant theme in the week ahead, as investors watch the latest U.S. economic reports for signs the recovery is moving forward.
Stocks closed modestly higher on Wednesday, cutting in half the losses sustained Wednesday when a commodity rout roiled global markets.
Stocks traded modestly higher in the final hour of trading on Thursday as a commodity rout that roiled global markets on Wednesday reversed.
As retailers begin to report their first-quarter earnings later this week, this much we know: Sales were strong online. But the same trend juicing e-commerce sales—high gas and food prices—also may be forcing consumers to put the brakes on their spending, and that could make retail stocks a tough sell after the first-quarter earnings results are out.
The late timing of the Easter holiday helped retailers report April sales that outpaced analysts' estimates, however, there were some signs that consumers are facing increasing pressure from gas prices.