J.C. Penney is about to undo the centerpiece of former Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson's failed vision to take the retailer upmarket.» Read More
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 43 or. 8 percent, to $54.92. Macy's Inc. rose$. 37 or. 6 percent, to $58.58. Nordstrom fell$. 18 or. 3 percent, to $61.33.
Autozone Inc. rose $4.51 or. 9 percent, to $533.25. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 23 or. 3 percent, to $68.30. Best Buy rose$. 41 or 1.6 percent, to $25.70.
Autozone Inc. rose $6.74 or 1.3 percent, to $535.48. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 24 or. 3 percent, to $68.77. Best Buy rose$. 39 or 1.5 percent, to $25.68.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 69 or 1.3 percent, to $55.18. Macy's Inc. rose$. 52 or. 9 percent, to $58.73. Nordstrom rose$. 39 or. 6 percent, to $61.90.
Autozone Inc. rose $2.25 or. 4 percent, to $530.99. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. rose$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $68.86. Best Buy rose$. 07 or. 3 percent, to $25.36.
Kohl's Corp. rose$. 56 or 1.0 percent, to $55.05. Macy's Inc. rose$. 34 or. 6 percent, to $58.55. Nordstrom rose$. 35 or. 6 percent, to $61.86.
Kohl's Corp. fell$. 68 or 1.2 percent, to $54.49. Macy's Inc. fell$. 55 or. 9 percent, to $58.21. Nordstrom fell$. 69 or 1.1 percent, to $61.51.
Autozone Inc. fell $12.17 or 2.2 percent, to $528.74. Bed Bath& Beyond Inc. fell$. 65 or. 9 percent, to $68.53. Best Buy fell$. 45 or 1.7 percent, to $25.29.
March 13- J.C. Penney Co Inc is about to undo the centerpiece of former Chief Executive Officer Ron Johnson's failed vision to take the retailer upmarket. The retailer wants to recapture former clients and go head to head with rivals like Target Corp and Kohl's Corp..
*Target to look externally for replacement, CEO says. March 5- Target Corp announced an overhaul of its information security practices and the resignation of its chief information officer as the retailer tries to reassure customers and investors after a massive data breach late last year.
Many traders set up to be short stocks and Treasuries this year. Retail stocks seeing short covering today.
There has been a lot of pain because many traders had been set up to be short stocks and Treasurys this year. That trade has not worked out.
U.S. stock index futures pushed higher on Wednesday ahead of more housing data and several quarterly fourth quarter earnings updates.
NEW YORK, Feb 23- For U.S. stock investors, the main event will be Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's return trip this week to Capitol Hill. Wall Street will hang on her every word about the weather, of all things, when she goes before the Senate Banking Committee to complete her semi-annual testimony about monetary policy.
The main focus will be Part Two of Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's semi-annual monetary policy testimony before the Senate Banking Committee on Thursday. Ironically, Yellen's congressional testimony before U.S. lawmakers was rescheduled after a Senate panel previously canceled the original hearing date due to a recent snowstorm in Washington, D.C..
The latest cold blast is likely to add to the murky economic picture, which is already making it difficult for stocks to advance.
Wal-Mart and Nordstrom report tomorrow. A crummy outlook may be priced into Wal-Mart.
Some of Tuesday's midday movers:
BOSTON, Jan 14- Companies that help Target Corp process payments could face millions of dollars in fines and costs resulting from the unprecedented data breach that struck the retailer over the holiday shopping season.
BOSTON/ NEW YORK, Jan 13- Target Corp began a major public relations effort on Monday to apologize to customers for an unprecedented cyber attack on its network, but the No. 3 U.S. retailer was vague in providing details about what it knew and when. Target is trying to woo back customers after sales dropped off at the end of the holiday season.