The retailer's earnings are even more dismal than Wall Street had feared. Shares tumble 12%.
These 4 chains are so beaten down even a modest improvement in holiday sales could give their stocks a substantial lift.
Ratings agency Moody's also kept a negative outlook on the rating.
Activision's latest game in the series sets out to break sales records across the board.
Although manufacturing partners will still build most Windows machines, the company appears ready to expand its own hardware line.
Earnings growth is modest at best as companies have struggled to show rising revenue. The dollar is a big part of the problem. So is economic weakness in Europe and China.
The business sector is no stranger to the types of revelations now coming to light about David Petraeus.
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