J C Penney Company Inc


  • Sears Shares Slide as Profit Tumbles Nearly 50% Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | 6:52 AM ET

    Sears Holdings reported a 47.5 percent decline in quarterly profit on Thursday on increased markdowns and lower sales at its Kmart and Sears stores.

  • Fast Message - We Answer Your Questions Wednesday, 27 Feb 2008 | 6:45 PM ET

    Time to sort through the Fast Money in-box and answer more of your questions. Rob from Wisconsin writes, "What’s happening in retail, especially with JC Penney?"

  • Macy's Profit Tops Expectations, Despite Lower Sales Tuesday, 26 Feb 2008 | 9:28 AM ET

    Retailer Macy's posted a better-than-expected quarterly profit on Tuesday despite a drop in sales, sending its shares up 3 percent.

  • Overtime: J.C. Penney, Talisman and More Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | 7:24 PM ET

    The Lightning Round is extended in this new web-exclusive feature.

  • Market Insider/Friday Look Ahead  Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 9:55 PM ET

    With no new economic data to consider, markets on Friday will continue to chew over the issues that have been concerning them all week -- the constricted credit markets, rising inflation and a weakening economic picture.

  • Recession Fears Send Dow Lower Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 5:47 PM ET

    The Dow saw a decline after new economic data seemed to raise concerns about a sharp economic slowdown and the possibility of recession. What's the word on the Street?

  • Stocks Finish Down as Energy Shares Drop Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 4:00 PM ET

    Stocks closed lower as a pullback from $100-a-barrel oil clipped energy stocks and weak economic reports added to investor fears that a recession is looming.

  • Oil Pulls Down Stocks; RIM Leads Techs Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 3:03 PM ET

    Stocks added to losses as a fall from $100-a-barrel oil clipped energy stocks and weak economic reports added to investor fuels that a recession is looming.

  • Dow Pares Gains After Philly Fed Report Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 11:47 AM ET

    U.S. stocks opened higher Thursday, led by technology shares after some good news for RIM and Cisco, but the market pared gains after a report from the Philadelphia Federal Reserve unexpectedly declined.

  • Last night, JC Penney unveiled its largest brand launch in company history--which also happens to be Ralph Lauren's biggest bet. Dubbed "American Living," the clothing and homegoods line is centered around the same-preppy aesthetic that Ralph Lauren has mastered but the price points are far from the high-end ticket prices that usually accompanies any RL project.

  • Oil dropped about $0.60 after Boone Pickens said that he was short oil on our air. Natural gas also dropped, as he said he was short that also. However, gold, platinum, and palladium are once again at new highs this morning, and it's not just those: soybeans, steel, freight, iron ore, coal, are all at highs.

  • J.C. Penney Profit Falls Less than Expected Thursday, 21 Feb 2008 | 8:38 AM ET
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    J.C. Penney reported a smaller-than-expected fall in quarterly profit after the mid-tier department store operator helped offset falling sales with tight control on expenses.

  • Market Insider/Thursday Look Ahead Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 7:41 PM ET

    Creeping credit worries and fears of inflation were pushed aside Wednesday afternoon, but those issues will continue to dog markets Thursday.

  • Stocks Snap Three-Day Losing Streak Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | 4:57 PM ET

    Stocks snapped a three-day losing streak Wednesday as H-P earnings inspired investors to think long term.

  • Week Ahead: Stocks vs. Credit Markets Friday, 15 Feb 2008 | 7:20 PM ET

    Credit stories are back on the front burner. In fact, they are boiling over and are likely to keep spilling into the stock market in the week ahead. There's also a fairly heavy economic calendar, including the Fed's latest meeting minutes, consumer inflation and a series of housing data...

  • Oil Rallied the Market, Not Retail Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 6:43 PM ET

    And the gains won't last long, Cramer says. Here's how you profit.Investing can be confusing. Luckily, Cramer has mapped out some road rules for all you Home Gamers trying to navigate the jungle that is Wall Street. Think of it as "Mad Money 101" –- some fundamental advice to keep in mind as you play the market. Whether you're a first time investor or a seasoned financier, it's always good to remember the basics.

  • Dow Extends Winning Streak; Techs Rally Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 4:55 PM ET

    Blue chips finished higher for a third straight session after an unexpected increase in January retail sales. Technology stocks rallied after chip-equipment maker Applied Materials beat earnings forecasts.

  • Retail Sales Rise, But Can You Bet on Consumers? Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 1:46 PM ET

    Retail numbers gave stocks a boost today, but the experts remain mixed about the strength of the consumer.

  • Retail Sales, Applied Materials Boost Stocks Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 12:55 PM ET

    U.S. stocks advanced Wednesday after an unexpected rise in January retail sales.

  • Experts Shop For Retail Stocks Wednesday, 13 Feb 2008 | 12:05 PM ET

    Retail sales were stronger than expected last month, with an unexpected gain in car sales helping to push them up 0.3 percent.  Charles Grom of JPMorgan and David Turner of BB&T Capital Markets gave CNBC some suggestions about retail plays for investors.