Shares of the retailer were up Wednesday on the promise for a better tomorrow -- but is that enough for investors to get in now?
The company reported a loss in the third quarter, but it says that sales trends will improve later this year.
The stock is climbing even as business gets worse. That doesn't bode well for the quarterly report Thursday.
The focus is on the consumer with quarterly summaries due from Best Buy, Home Depot and Target.
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Wall Street will pay close attention to reports from Wal-Mart, Macy's and Kohl's as the holiday shopping season gets underway.
The struggling chain sees its first comparable sales increase in nearly a year. Shares rise 5% in response.
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