Banking on a continued recovery, Jefferies recommends these 4 names.
US markets are set to follow global shares higher after reassuring comments from central banks around the world about monetary policies.
Stocks are lower in light volume trading ahead of the upcoming holiday weekend.
The retailer's revenue slumped 8.9% to $838.8 million, badly trailing the Street's view of $941 million.
CEO Eddie Lampert can't apologize his way to growth any longer. His gasping retailer is now racing J.C. Penney to irrelevance.
Investors expect the report to show some weakness, and are cautious ahead of the long holiday weekend.
Dredged-up old comments implying as much from the edgy retailer's CEO renew the controversy, which hasn't fazed investors.
However, the overall revenue growth will remain healthy owing to the retailer's strong direct-to-consumer channel.
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