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NEW YORK, March 6- Shopping for employee health insurance on private marketplaces might be the way of the future for tens of millions. However, expert opinions about growth have been based on projections, not actual consumer behavior in the exchanges that only really got going last year.
BOSTON, Feb 28- Sears Holdings Corp said Friday it has launched an investigation to determine whether it was the victim of a security breach, following Target Corp's revelation at the end of last year that it had suffered an unprecedented cyber attack.
Stocks rose Thursday, with the S&P 500 ending at a record high.
Halfway through earnings reports, the scorecard isn't giving investors much reason for optimism. Here's what you need to know.
We have now gone three days in a row where the S&P 500 has failed to break to new highs, while retail gives us more of the same.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
Feb 26- Struggling department store operator Sears Canada Inc posted a fall in quarterly sales, citing severe winter weather and power outages in the holiday shopping season.
Feb 26- Struggling department store operator Sears Canada Inc posted a fall in quarterly same-store sales due to severe winter weather and power outages. The company, controlled by Sears Holdings Corp, said same-store sales fell 6.4 percent in the fourth quarter ended Feb. 1.
*Sears, Whirlpool were sued over moldy washers. By refusing to hear the appeals in three lawsuits, the court allowed claims against Whirlpool Corp, Sears Holdings Corp and a unit of Germany's BSH Bosch und Siemens Hausgeraete GmbH to move forward as class actions in lower courts.
By declining to hear the cases, the court allowed claims against Sears Roebuck and Co, Whirlpool Corp and BSH Home Appliance Corp to move forward in lower courts.
WASHINGTON, Feb 24- The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to take up a closely watched legal battle concerning consumer claims against manufacturers and retailers of front-loading washing machines.
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RadioShack has a decent shot at turning around and is nowhere near bankruptcy. Any signs of improvement would delight investors.
U.S. employers planned to cut payrolls by 45,107 in January, up 47 percent from December, according to outplacement firm Challenger, Gray & Christmas.
Retailers need to do a lot more to defend themselves against future cyberattacks, according to security experts and IT service providers.
*Expects first-quarter revenue $61 mln- $63 mln vs est $60.3 mln. Feb 4- Data analysis software maker Tableau Software Inc forecast better-than-expected current-quarter revenue after reporting quarterly results that handily beat analysts' estimates, sending its shares up 16 percent in extended trading.
"The company also experienced acceleration in large deal sign-ups and new customer signings given that this was the fourth quarter and momentum remains in their favor," Mizuho Securities U.S.A. analyst Abhey Lamba said in a note.
General Electric targets wealthier customers while J.C. Penney, and Sears struggle — all signs of a waning middle class.
The markets will continue to grapple with emerging market fallout, due to lower liquidity stemming from the Federal Reserve's tapering policy.