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  • Sears

    Thursday marks the seventh anniversary of the announcement that Kmart would merge with Sears spacer. And as if like clockwork, it was yet another disappointing quarter, with management reminding us that it “not satisfied” with the results.

  • Stocks came off their worst levels Monday, but still ended lower in extremely thin trading as investors remained nervous that the euro zone's debt problems may spread to other regions.

  • New management team could improve results for apparel retailer in 2012, expert says.

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    Maybe it should not come as a surprise that consumers are pulling back just in time for the holidays

  • US stock index futures pointed to a mixed open on Wall Street Monday following the resignation at the weekend of Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi and the swearing in of former European Commissioner Mario Monti as Italian premier.

  • Find out what earnings reports and other events are in the “Mad Money” host’s “Game Plan.”

  • New Yorkers make their way through falling snow in New York, October 29, 2011. New York has been hit by snowfall before Halloween for only the fourth time since the US Civil War. (1861-1865)

    To all those who are still digging out from the deadly and massive “Snowtober” storm, some good news: The odds are good that there won’t be a “Snowvember” or “Snowcember.”

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    The revelation of a marketing firm that claimed to be paying writers at high-profile online outlets to insert links to its client websites has dredged up old concerns about the ethical nature of some bloggers.

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    Short interest in United States Steel is up 19 percent since late September, with one-fifth of the company's float sold short. In the past seven months, US Steel stock is down 65 percent.

  • JC Penney

    Liz Claiborne needed to be refocused, even at the cost of selling its namesake clothing line, CEO William McComb told CNBC Friday.

  • Cramer makes the call on viewers' favorite stocks.

  • Apple Store Upper Westside Manhattan

    Could it be that Apple retail chief Ron Johnson’s departure for J.C. Penney spacer was steeped as much in a peak in the performance of Apple stores as much as the opportunity he sees at the department store chain? Herb Greenberg reports.

  • Renown value investor Whitney Tilson on Tuesday laid out his best value plays.

  • Tilson's Top Trades

    Whitney Tilson, T2 Partners, lays out some of his best ideas from the Value Investing Congress.

  • Stocks lost steam in the final hour of trading Wednesday after a report that European banks may shrink to meet higher reserve targets and news that real Chinese copper demand may be lower than initially thought, but still finished higher amid optimism that Slovakian politicians reached an agreement to approve the EFSF expansion.

  • Alcoa spacer miss does not hurt the market. More evidence that Europe is what matters: euro strong, European bourses up 1 to 3 percent.

  • Futures gained Wednesday as investors shrugged off a disappointing start to earnings season after Alcoa missed forecasts and as Slovakia moved to reach a deal on expanding the EFSF rescue fund.

  • A man shops at the Abercrombie & Fitch store in the San Francisco Shopping Center in San Francisco, California.

    Amid slumping consumer confidence, shoppers remained resilient, but retailers were reporting mixed results for September.

  • Thank you, Steve Jobs! You changed my life and millions of others.

  • A giant Christmas tree stands in a shopping center in Beijing, China.

    Holiday retail sales are expected to rise 2.8 percent to $465.6 billion, the National Retail Federation predicts. This growth, while far slower than last year’s 5.2 percent gain, is slightly higher than the 10-year average holiday sales gain of 2.6%, the group said.