In focus Thursday is the July employment report. Economists are expecting the economy added 185 million jobs.
JCPenney is both upgraded and downgraded, and Starbucks is upgraded to 'buy.'
More than a dozen victims were targeted, including Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Visa, 7-Eleven, and J.C. Penney.
Universal Furniture will still market the celebrity chef's line, but acknowledges many dealers aren't happy about the branding.
One former and one current employee report that goods get marked up before getting marked down with promotional prices.
He may be a hedge fund billionaire, but as the CEO of a major retailer he has built a dysfunctional corporate culture.
Kanye West's new clothing line has been snapped up by eager buyers who have no problem shelling out big bucks for simple wear.
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The company has made at least 4 acquisitions in the space, and few people have paid any attention.
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