Board members come under fire from shareholders all the time over their fiscal responsibilities but now there's a new battle brewing in the boardroom: Social issues like gay rights.
Shares of J.C. Penney are down 33 percent in the last year and down 26 percent since Ron Johnson took over as CEO on Nov. 1, 2011. Will the retail giant make a comeback or will it continue to fall?
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Stocks accelerated their losses in the final hour of trading to close lower Wednesday, amid ongoing nervousness over the euro zone and after credit-rating agency Egan-Jones downgraded Spain's credit rating to CCC+ from B.
Take a look at some of Wednesday's midday movers:
Target is known for competitive prices but trader Josh Brown says the stock is pretty cheap too.
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Facebook has been plagued by criticism of its slowing U.S. growth, the fact that it only recently started showing ads to mobile users, and questions about whether its ads work. But now ComScore is out with a study that validates the core of Facebook’s business model: social context makes ads more powerful.
Jim Cramer's researcher, Nicole Urken, explains why dividend-paying stocks remain so key in this environment.
In an effort to control employees' activities on Facebook and Twitter, some U.S. companies have instituted social media policies that run afoul of labor law and infringe on workers' rights.
Stocks closed lower Thursday with all three major averages logging their worst May since 2010, driven by mounting concerns over the euro zone debt crisis in addition to worries over a slowing U.S. economy.
The market for the ads that dot smartphone and tablet screens is expected to soar to $10.8 billion in U.S. sales by 2016, from $2.6 billion expected this year, according to research firm eMarketer.
Despite a late Mother's Day, the early monthly sales reports from retailers are suggesting most retailers posted modest sales gains in May.
U.S. stock index futures pared their early Thursday following a pair of weak jobs data and after news the economy grew at a slower pace than expected.
Take a look at some of Thursday’s morning movers:
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It’s that time again — Big Jobs Friday. Of course, we turn to the great Zoltar Fortune Telling Machine of the economy — the Internet — to read the cards.
Retail industry analysts are guarded about the outlook for May’s retail sales, despite better-than-expected results at Macy’s and improving consumer confidence.
Eateries that serve macaroni and cheese, grilled cheese and spaghetti and meatballs are popping up around the country and are emblematic of the rise in restaurants geared toward adults that feature traditional children's foods as the main focus.