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JC Penney: We haven't hired advisors 'to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy'
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JC Penney: We haven't hired advisors 'to prepare for an in-court restructuring or bankruptcy'

J. C. Penney on Friday afternoon said it hasn't hired any advisors to prepare for an "in-court restructuring or bankruptcy." The statement followed...

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Domino's stock sinks on disappointing sales, fanning doubts about expansion strategy
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Domino's stock sinks on disappointing sales, fanning doubts about expansion strategy

Domino's stock fell Tuesday after the company reported weaker same-store sales growth as it expands its store base and grapples with the threat of...

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Amazon is using Prime Day this year to try to win in fashion
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Amazon is using Prime Day this year to try to win in fashion

When you think of Prime Day, you might be thinking about deals on Instant Pots and Amazon Echo devices - not half-off dresses and designer heels....

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Barneys explores possible July bankruptcy filing as it grapples with rent hike at Manhattan flagship
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Barneys explores possible July bankruptcy filing as it grapples with rent hike at Manhattan flagship

Luxury retailer Barneys New York is making preparations for a bankruptcy filing that could come as soon as this month, people familiar with the...

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Nordstrom is trading nearly $20 a share lower than a $50 a share offer it once rejected as too low
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Nordstrom is trading nearly $20 a share lower than a $50 a share offer it once rejected as too low

Two years ago, Nordstrom was offered a buyout offer at $50 a share. It's shares are now trading 38% lower than that, but there's still hope for the...

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Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge
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Google's plans for a mega-campus in San Jose lurk behind its recent $1 billion housing pledge

* Google's $1 billion housing investment came after a community backlash against the company's plans to build a mega-campus in San Jose. Last month...

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Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago with workout classes and a restaurant — here's what it looks like
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Lululemon just opened a sprawling, 20,000-square-foot store in Chicago with workout classes and a restaurant — here's what it looks like

CHICAGO, Il. - Lululemon is opening its biggest store ever Thursday morning, and you can do a lot more than just shop there. The store in the...

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These are America's Top States for Business in 2019
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These are America's Top States for Business in 2019

The term they use here is "Minnesota nice," and it actually shows up in the numbers. Minnesota is one of America's best places to live in terms of...

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The housing market is about to shift in a bad way for buyers
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The housing market is about to shift in a bad way for buyers

India may need major rainfalls to reverse its economic slowdownThe first month of the monsoon season in India ended with a total rainfall 33% below...

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Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan
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Commentary: Convenience store group CEO says teen vaping would get worse under FDA plan

The use of e-cigarettes and other vape products by young people is growing at a rapid rate. It is an important public health concern and meaningful...

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Here's the best financial advice these 10 advisors ever received
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Here's the best financial advice these 10 advisors ever received

We asked 10 financial advisors for the best financial advice they ever received. From "do the right thing" to "California real estate always comes...

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Why NBC is paying $500 million to stream 'The Office,' a show it already owns
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Why NBC is paying $500 million to stream 'The Office,' a show it already owns

NBC is reclaiming "The Office." The Comcast company on Tuesday revealed that it has signed an exclusive deal to house the show on its upcoming...

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Howard Hughes Corp hires Centerview Partners to explore alternatives, including a sale: Sources
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Howard Hughes Corp hires Centerview Partners to explore alternatives, including a sale: Sources

Howard Hughes Corp., an owner, manager and developer of different types of real estate throughout the U. S., has hired bankers at Centerview...

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Apple continues expanding into health care by selling its first diabetes product in stores
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Apple continues expanding into health care by selling its first diabetes product in stores

Some Apple retail locations now sell a glucose monitor that integrates with the iPhone to give people with diabetes a way to track their blood...

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Amazon launches new in-store pickup option with Rite Aid as its first partner
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Amazon launches new in-store pickup option with Rite Aid as its first partner

Amazon.com has steadily added options for customers to receive their packages including in car trunks, inside home garages and potentially by drone...

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Edmunds warns of a tough 2019 for US auto industry as sales slide for second time since Great Recession and profits shrink
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Edmunds warns of a tough 2019 for US auto industry as sales slide for second time since Great Recession and profits shrink

Retail sales, to consumers, have actually been slipping since mid-decade, according to industry data. "Automakers have been relying on fleet (sales...

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Not sure what your renters insurance covers? You're not alone
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Not sure what your renters insurance covers? You're not alone

Your dog bites someone in your apartment - are you covered by your renters insurance policy? The answer generally is yes, but if you didn't know...

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Weekly mortgage rates fall further, but only refinance applications rise
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Weekly mortgage rates fall further, but only refinance applications rise

By the numbers: Best June for the Dow since 1938Wall Street wrapped up a roaring June and first half of the year as investors cheered the prospects...

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Analysts say this hot online company can compete with Amazon and will help others to do so too
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Analysts say this hot online company can compete with Amazon and will help others to do so too

There's an up and coming company you may not know much about that's gearing up to compete with Amazon in a big way... and Wall Street analysts'...

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Dressbarn announces first store closures as part of plan to shutter all 650 locations
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Dressbarn announces first store closures as part of plan to shutter all 650 locations

Dressbarn is starting to shut stores this month and next, kicking off the process of it going out of business entirely. Its parent company, Ascena...

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Weekly mortgage applications fall as rates rise, volume remains much higher than last year
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Weekly mortgage applications fall as rates rise, volume remains much higher than last year

Mortgage application volume wasn't as stellar as it was last week as rates climbed slightly, but it was still up across the board on an annual...

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Lululemon unveils its line of personal-care products as it tries to grow beyond apparel
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Lululemon unveils its line of personal-care products as it tries to grow beyond apparel

Lululemon knows that where there's exercise, there's sweat. In an effort to grow beyond its core apparel business, the maker of trendy yoga pants...

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US housing starts fall in May, but starts for the prior two months were revised higher
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US housing starts fall in May, but starts for the prior two months were revised higher

U. S. homebuilding unexpectedly fell in May, but data for the prior two months was revised higher and building permits increased, suggesting that...

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Target's stock drops after weekend register meltdown
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Target's stock drops after weekend register meltdown

Trump on demoting Fed Chair Jerome Powell: 'Let's see what he...Trump's remarks came a day before the Fed was set to announce its next decision on...

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US retail sales rose in May, while April was revised higher
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US retail sales rose in May, while April was revised higher

U. S. retail sales increased in May and sales for the prior month were revised higher, suggesting a pick-up in consumer spending that could ease...

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Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from
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Jim Cramer reviews which retail stocks are working and which you should stay away from

CNBC's Jim Cramer said Thursday that retail earnings have revealed the middle part of the sector is "struggling." "There's a market for high-end...

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Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks
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Retailers fight back: Bricks-and-mortar brands are figuring out online sales, boosting their stocks

Even as analysts have called the doom of retail as Amazon's might and influence grows stronger, some have bounced back - often with the help of...

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Mortgage lenders finally see bigger profit margins ahead, as demand surges
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Mortgage lenders finally see bigger profit margins ahead, as demand surges

The mortgage application numbers this week just put an exclamation point on an already positive trend for mortgage lenders. Consumer demand for...

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Mortgage applications soar as refinances surge on a big rate drop
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Mortgage applications soar as refinances surge on a big rate drop

Howard Marks is worried to hear investors say "this time it's different" or openly wonder if the bull market "can only get better forever....

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Trump administration takes action against an accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad
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Trump administration takes action against an accused war profiteer with ties to Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad

The Trump administration on Tuesday announced new penalties against prominent Syrian businessman and accused war profiteer Samer Foz, who it said...

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