Profits must come through public confidence, and public confidence is given to any merchant in proportion to the service which he gives to the public.
Recent selling may have some thinking it's a bargain, but Fast Money trader Guy Adami cautions investors about JCPenney.
The fundamental face of shopping malls is beginning to change; rather than just retail with a food court, malls are now becoming entertainment destinations.
One of the biggest upsides to the downturn in housing has been a surge in demand for apartments. That resulted in a strong rise in rents and a big drop in vacancies over the past few years, as investors rushed to build more supply. Now, just as that supply is about to come on line, demand appears to be weakening.
Ahead of potentially stock market moving comments coming from billionaire investor Bill Ackman later this afternoon, Jon Najarian suggests putting a few trades on the radar.
The “Mad Money” host recommends this REIT ETF over individual stocks.
Despite high unemployment, debt ceiling fears, riots in Greece, earthquakes in Japan and a host of other negative headlines, most of the American consumer related stocks are doing pretty darn well lately.
Ed Ponsi of Barchetta Capital Management answers stock-related questions tweeted by CNBC viewers in our "Trading on Twitter" segment. Here are his comments.
What follows is a roundup of corporate earnings reports for Wednesday, Feb. 23
Stocks closed higher with the Dow finishing 20 points shy of 12,000 on the strength of materials and tech stocks and as investors awaited a handful of major earnings later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks trimmed gains, but remained significantly higher, as techs and materials lifted the market as investors awaited a handful of major earnings from the sector later this week. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
Stocks extended modest gains as tech stocks rose and lifted the Nasdaq for the first time in several sessions. Alcoa and IBM rose, while BofA fell.
U.S. stock futures traded flat to slightly higher at the start of a week featuring dozens of major earnings reports, as well as a Federal Reserve statement and a slew of macroeconomic data.
J.C. Penney plans to give board seats to the hedge fund Pershing Square Capital Management and Vornado Realty Trust, months after the two investors purchased big stakes in the retailer, people with direct knowledge of the matter told DealBook on Sunday, the New York Times reports.
Bill Ackman, the activist investor whose Pershing Square Capital took a 16.5 percent ownership stake in J.C. Penney last fall, has not been pushing JCP to broadly pursue a transaction to create value, but rather has been engaged with the company in conversations about how it can improve its operations, according to sources.
We have the Fed committed to QE2 (quantitative easing) through the second quarter of 2011, and now we have a few early indications of an improving economy. This is good news — but it makes the QE2 trade a little more tricky.
J.C. Penney has put in a poison pill that prevents any other shareholder of exceeding a 10 percent stake in the company.
A confluence of economic and market conditions make them an excellent option for diversifying a portfolio: low interest rates, a strong potential for inflation, lots of available capital and real estate bargains.
Bill Ackman, the noted activist investor with a noticeably mixed track record when it comes to investing in retail is at it again.
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