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Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Market musings with CNBC Market Guru Robert Hum.
--Abiomed Inc rescheduled second-quarter conference call to Nov. 1 at 8 am Eastern Time. --Accelrys Inc rescheduled third-quarter results to Oct. 31, after market. Its conference call will be held on Nov. 1, 9.30 am Eastern Time.
--Acorda Therapeutics Inc: rescheduled third-quarter financial results and conference call to Oct. 31 from Oct. 30. --Advent Software Inc reschedules third-quarter results and conference call to Oct. 30. --AGCO Corp rescheduled third-quarter results to Oct 31, 8 am Eastern Time from Oct. 30.
--Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia Inc rescheduled third-quarter results to Nov. 1 from Oct. 30. --Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc rescheduled third-quarter 2012 earnings and conference call to after markets close on Nov. 1 from Oct. 29. --The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc rescheduled third-quarter earnings and conference call to Nov. 2 from Oct. 31.
Martha Stewart, founder of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, joins CNBC's Sue Herera to discuss the first "American Made Awards" at Grand Central in New York City that aims to recognize and encourage the next generation of American-made entrepreneurs and business leaders. Bob Pittman, CC Media Holdings CEO, offers insight.
Staples partnered with Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia to offer a line of home office items to appeal more to women customers. Alan Rifkin, Barclays Capital sr. analyst, sheds insight.
Martha Stewart unveils Avery home office line with Staples, with CNBC's Sue Herera.
CNBC's Courtney Reagan has the details on Martha Stewart's deal with office supply store Staples.
J.C. Penney's new pricing strategy is "the first key step in the transformation" of the retailer, CEO Ron Johnson told CNBC Wednesday.
Macy's is suing Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for breach of contract by agreeing to sell certain products through J.C. Penney that Macy's considered exclusive.
Since Ron Johnson joined JCPenney, the stock has received a free pass. JCP shares are actually up 11 percent despite continuing disappointments. But after all, if anyone can revive a tired retailer, the man who created the Apple retail experience should be the one.
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia stock dipped more than 4% earlier today on reports that Martha Stewart's flagship show on Hallmark Channel will end this year. And she's not alone, reports CNBC's Julia Boorstin.
A flood created a crisis for a small Chicago service company called Pulling Down the Moon: How to continue serving 200 patients.
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.
Martha Stewart stock is sitting at $4 a share, with a market cap under $200 million. Five years ago, it was almost $25. David Bank, RBC Capital Markets analyst, weighs in.
Developments in retail are coming at a fast and furious pace. What must you know about JCPenney and Talbots and how should you trade the changes?
JCPenney's plan to take a $38.5 million stake in Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia is "one of the first cards played in what will be a full hand of moves" by Chief Executive Ron Johnson, "to change the perception of the JCPenney brand," said Piper Jaffray retail analyst Jeff Klinefelter.
J.C. Penney is buying a minority stake in Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for $38.5 million, the latest move by the department store to revive its brand.
Futures were hugging the flatline Wednesday as investors took a breather following to days of gains to see if EU officials could come up with a plan to deal with the region's debt crisis during a summit at the end of the week.