Stocks pare earlier gains as investors await FOMC minutes.
The market hates uncertainty, and JCP just delivered it in bulk.
The leading private-label credit card issuer delivers the goods, while its steadily climbing stock remains a bargain.
Wal-Mart and McDonald's are downgraded to 'hold,' and Intuitive Surgical is initiated with an 'outperform.'
NetApp is downgraded to 'sector perform,' and retailers are initiated at UBS.
The company is dropping clothing from 10 locations and looking to shutter some Hometown and Hardware stores.
The fad of making your own soda has fizzled.
CEO Ron Johnson has a realistic vision for the venerable chain.
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