Merck lifts Dow; S&P, Nasdaq flat ahead of Trump speech
The Fiscal Times, 11 January at 19:25
(Reuters) - Healthcare stocks boost the Dow early on Wednesday, while the S&P 500 and the Nasdaq were flat ahead of Donald Trump's first formal news conference, where he is expected to give more insight into his plans to boost economic growth. The U.S. ...
JC Penney To Shut 130-Plus Stores, Offer Early Retirements
CBS Local, 25 February at 04:19
NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. Penney is joining its department store rivals in pruning its store numbers in an era of online shopping. Penney said Friday that it will close 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as
Senator releases statement on release of Scott Pruitt records
Dover Post, 25 February at 03:56
Sen. Tom Carper, D-Delaware, released a statement Feb. 24 regarding Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter's request to the state Supreme Court to delay the release of documents that former Oklahoma Attorney General and current Environmental ...
Nordstrom posts higher profits; Trump impact 'negligible'
kgw.com, 25 February at 03:27
Nordstrom's co-president discounted the impact of dropping the Ivanka Trump fashion line as the high-end department store chain reported better sales and profits for the fourth quarter. Better control of its inventory and particularly robust sales by
EPA delays rule for miners to give cleanup assurances
Charlotte Observer, 25 February at 03:22
Facing pushback from industry and Republicans in Congress, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency delayed on Friday a proposal that would require mining companies to show they have the financial wherewithal to clean up their pollution so taxpayers ...
History Shows You Shouldn't Buy the Snap IPO
Motley Fool, 25 February at 03:04
Snap's coming IPO will garner plenty of attention, but average investors should avoid the vanishing video company's stock like the plague. Andrew Tonner. (TMFTheDude). Feb 24, 2017 at 7:04PM. Mark Twain's observation that "history doesn't repeat itself
Uber says it's “absolutely not” behind a smear campaign against ex-employee Susan Fowler Rigetti
TechCrunch, 25 February at 02:43
Uber is under attack once again today as the Twittersphere quickly concluded it was behind a smear campaign against a former engineer for the company, Susan Fowler Rigetti, who dropped a scathing blog post earlier this week detailing sexual harassment ...
VW posts $5.4 billion profit in 2016
Washington Post, 25 February at 02:30
Volkswagen bounced back into the black in 2016 after suffering a loss the previous year because of a diesel-emissions scandal, according to figures released by the German automaker Friday. The company reported a net profit attributable to Volkswagen AG ...
A Strategic Mistake That Still Haunts JC Penney
Forbes, 25 February at 01:58
A strategic mistake made six years ago by celebrity CEO Ron Johnson continues to haunt popular retailer JC Penney, as evidenced by the ongoing sluggish sales growth and store closings that have made the company smaller—a fraction of what it once was.
Since the election, 3600 Trump-branded products have been dropped from online stores
Business Insider, 25 February at 01:51
NORDSTROM IVANKA TRUMP Ivanka Trump-branded blouses and trousers for sale at the off-price retailer Winners in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on February 3. REUTERS/Chris Helgren. Since the presidential election, retailers that are being targeted by an ...
Week in Review: Dow Posts Gains for Third Straight Week Amid Record Streak
TheStreet.com, 25 February at 01:49
The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed out Friday with gains for the third week in a row as a record-breaking streak propelled the index higher. Keris Alison Lahiff. Follow. Feb 24, 2017 5:48 PM EST. Get TheStreet Quant Ratings' exclusive 5-page
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