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    1. October 13, 2014

      JC Penney bags Home Depot’s Marvin Ellison as chief

      JC Penney has named Marvin Ellison, an executive at DIY retailer Home Depot, chief executive as the struggling US department...

    2. October 13, 2014

      CSX jumps on talk of approach

      Shares of railway operators rallied on a day when US stocks headed lower, following reports that Canadian Pacific Railway...

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    1. August 25, 2014

      Financials lead the charge on day of records

      The US financial sector led a broad advance on the S&P 500 on Monday – helping to send the index above 2,000 for the first...

    2. August 15, 2014

      Retailers retreat as discounting hits margins

      The US retail sector weakened on Friday as discounting continued to weigh on margins of some of the country’s largest...

    3. August 14, 2014

      Investors warm to rise in JC Penney sales

      JC Penney appeared on Thursday to be the winner in this week’s earnings battle between US department stores. The company,...

    4. August 14, 2014

      Utilities climb amid appetite for haven assets

      Utilities led a languid trading day as markets digested stagnant European economic activity as a drop in yields on German...

    5. August 13, 2014

      Department stores slip on Macy’s warning

      Shares in US department store operators slipped after one of the country’s largest chains warned an improving second half...

    6. May 20, 2014

      Retailers drag Wall Street lower

      US retailers lagged behind the broader market as results from some of the industry’s most watched companies fell short of...

    7. May 16, 2014

      Department stores surge amid spring recovery

      Shares in Nordstrom and JC Penney, department store groups operating at opposite ends of the spectrum, surged after both...

    8. May 15, 2014

      JC Penney shares surge as sales improve

      JC Penney shares rose almost 17 per cent on Friday morning after the US department store group reported first-quarter sales...

    9. May 15, 2014

      JC Penney: swing changes

      Think of JC Penney as the hack golfer who foolishly tried to change his swing only to regress to a bigger handicap rating....

    10. April 29, 2014

      Sprint’s strength lifts telecoms sector

      Investor focus on the US telecoms sector ratcheted higher on Tuesday after strong results from the country’s third-largest...

    11. March 24, 2014

      Delaware judge calls for end to ‘deluge’ of activist votes

      Activist hedge funds and institutional investors have never wielded so much influence on company boards but the trend is in...

    12. March 11, 2014

      Weak sales dog teen-focused Urban Outfitters

      Shares in retailers slumped on Tuesday as two of the largest teen outlets, American Eagle Outfitters and Urban Outfitters,...

    13. March 4, 2014

      Delta soars above bumpy weather

      Delta Air Lines shares climbed to the highest level since its emergence from bankruptcy protection seven years ago after the...

    14. February 27, 2014

      JC Penney soars on same-store success

      JC Penney soared by its biggest intraday rise on record after the retailer reported its first same-store sales growth since...

    15. February 27, 2014

      JC Penney: work in progress

      JC Penney is saying the right things. Chairman Mike Ullman on Wednesday declared the “most challenging and expensive parts”...

    16. February 26, 2014

      JC Penney sees first sales lift since 2011

      Efforts at troubled US retailer JC Penney are beginning to pay off after the company reported its first same-store sales...

    17. February 25, 2014

      Tesla hits record on electric utility hopes

      Tesla shares rocketed to a new record high after analysts at Morgan Stanley more than doubled their price target on the...

    18. February 19, 2014

      Zale: sparkling investment

      Zale looked like cubic zirconia; it was a diamond. In 2010, private equity firm Golden Gate concluded – rightly – that the...

    19. February 4, 2014

      JC Penney shares plunge on uncertainty about profitability

      JC Penney reported improved results for the holiday period, including its first quarterly sales increase since the summer of...

    20. February 4, 2014

      Gannett’s rise fails to last the course

      Rising advertising demands as the Winter Olympics begin and nearing midterm elections in the US lifted shares of Gannett in...

    21. January 15, 2014

      JC Penney unveils plan to cut 2,000 jobs and shut 33 stores

      JC Penney is to cut 2,000 jobs and close 33 underperforming stores across the US in coming months, just days after affirming...

    22. January 9, 2014

      US retail: steep competition

      America’s economy is supposed to be improving. The Federal Reserve saw enough strength and stability to begin tapering its...

    23. January 8, 2014

      US retailers move to bolster fragile investor confidence

      Macy’s, Barnes & Noble and JC Penney are making fresh efforts to bolster investor confidence in their retail businesses as...

    24. January 8, 2014

      Forest Laboratories gains on Aptalis deal

      Forest Laboratories surged 17.9 per cent to $69.30 and ranked as the S&P 500’s biggest gainer. The drugmaker, which averted...

    25. December 20, 2013

      BlackBerry swings wildly following Foxconn tie-up

      BlackBerry shares swung wildly after investors looked past a $4.4bn loss and poor sales of its new series of devices to...

    26. December 20, 2013

      Christmas shopping: Santa’s helpers

      There is panic on the high street. Just four shopping days left until Christmas and prices are being cut left, right and...

    27. December 17, 2013

      Mortgage bonds reflect diverging fortunes of US malls

      Christmas at the Highland shopping mall, in Austin, Texas, is likely to be an austere affair. Like many malls across...

    28. December 6, 2013

      JC Penney hit by SEC request on finances

      JC Penney shares suffered a setback after the US department store chain said it received a letter of inquiry from the US...

    29. November 29, 2013

      US retail stocks in focus on Black Friday

      US retail stocks were in focus as investors attempted to get an early read on the strength of the holiday shopping season,...

    30. November 22, 2013

      US holiday shopping: blue Christmas

      It’s un-American. Or perhaps quintessentially American. The official kick-off for the US holiday shopping season used to be...

    31. November 20, 2013

      JC Penney: turning on a dime

      Ahh, pennies from heaven. Shares in JC Penney rose 7 per cent, to $9, on Wednesday on signs that the troubled, mid-scale US...

    32. November 20, 2013

      JC Penney forecasts improved sales

      JC Penney, the troubled department store, continues to lose money but expects its sales to keep improving in the end-of-year...

    33. October 22, 2013

      Default fears hit JC Penney bonds

      Fears of JC Penney defaulting on its debt have escalated after worries over the department store’s future were exacerbated...

    34. October 16, 2013

      The control freak formula at Apple and Burberry

      To tour the Burberry flagship store on London’s Regent Street – with its beautifully stacked clothes, its “magic mirrors”...

    35. October 9, 2013

      Jos A Bank launches $2.3bn Men’s Wearhouse bid

      Jos A Bank gave the staid US suit market a jolt by launching a $2.3bn offer for its larger rival Men’s Wearhouse, but the...

    36. October 8, 2013

      JC Penney’s sales decline slows but default fears persist

      JC Penney sought to shore up investor confidence in its troubled retail business by reporting that the decline in its sales...

    37. October 4, 2013

      Lockheed shares hit by shutdown

      Investors’ caution on US companies that depend on revenue from the government sent the S&P 500 lower for the week, as the...

    38. October 3, 2013

      Sharp US sell-off for utilities and industrials

      A combination of weak US economic data and little indication of progress in Washington sent US equities lower, led by a...

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