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    The Bottom Falls Out at The Container Store

    The Container Store Group (NYSE: TCS) released second quarter 2015 earnings news on Monday after the close. Investors were not pleased, as evidenced by its 18.6% plunge on Tuesday. What went wrong? Here ...
  2. Stock Analysis

    "The Martian" Challenges Record in Win for Fox

    Twenty-First Century Fox (NASDAQ: FOXA) got another genre win over the weekend with The Martian netting an estimated $55 million at the U.S. box office, just short of Gravity's October opening weekend ...
  3. Stock Analysis

    Analysts Say It's Time to Buy Delta Air Lines

    Shares of Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) were up nearly 5% on Monday as investors responded to a pair of recent analyst actions. On Sunday, Cowen and Company reiterated its "buy" rating on the stock, MarketBeat ...
  4. Stock Analysis

    PotashCorp Withdraws Offer for K+S

    Investors in German fertilizer producer K+S aren't going to be happy with management now that PotashCorp of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) has withdrawn its $8.7 billion takeover offer. While K+S steadfastly ...
  5. Stock Analysis

    McDonald's Fans Rejoice: All Day Breakfast Is Here

    If you can't make it to a McDonald's (NYSE: MCD) by 10:30 a.m. but still crave an Egg McMuffin, the company has finally granted your wish. As of Tuesday, Oct. 6, the fast food chain has instituted all-day ...
  6. Stock Analysis

    Pension Plan Sale Improves J.C. Penney Finances

    J.C. Penney (NYSE: JCP) dramatically improved its financial position last week after buying annuities for some 43,000 retirees and offering a lump-sum buyout to 12,000 more, effectively reducing its $5 ...
  7. Stock Analysis

    Fossil Gets Downgraded on Wearables Pressure

    Shares of Fossil (NASDAQ: FOSL) have tumbled more than 50% since the beginning of the year, but Piper Jaffray analysts believe things could get much worse. In a note to investors, financial firm warned ...
  8. Stock Analysis

    Xerox CFO Quits to Join Diageo

    Documents or drinks? Kathryn Mikells has opted for the latter as she transitions from CFO of Xerox (NYSE: XRX) to take the same position at alcoholic beverages giant Diageo (NYSE: DEO). She is to remain ...
  9. Stock Analysis

    Micron Stock Soars Despite Tepid Earnings

    When does reporting a revenue decline of 15% compared to the year-ago period and a more than 50% freefall in earnings-per-share warrant a 10% run-up in share price? Apparently, when you're a Micron Technology (NASDAQ: ...
  10. Investing

    Why Is Financial Literacy and Education so Important?

    Financial literacy is the confluence of financial, credit and debt knowledge that is necessary to make the financial decisions that are integral to our everyday lives.
  11. Stock Analysis

    Panera Plans Growth Beyond Its Stores

    Panera Bread (NASDAQ: PNRA) wants to build out its catering, consumer packaged goods, and delivery streams into $1 billion businesses. Calling those areas the company's 2.0 initiative, CFO Mike Bufano ...
  12. Stock Analysis

    GoPro Steals the Show in Fox's "The Martian"

    Action camera maker GoPro (NASDAQ: GPRO) landed a starring role in Twenty-First Century Fox's (NASDAQ: FOX) The Martian, which made an impressive $55 million during its opening weekend. In the movie, ...
  13. Stock Analysis

    Johnson & Johnson Cordis Sale Finalized

    Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ) is now officially out of the heart products business, and Cardinal Health (NYSE: CAH) is taking its place. The latter announced that its purchase of Johnson & Johnson's ...
  14. Stock Analysis

    AutoNation Adds to Its Winning Streak

    AutoNation (NYSE: AN), the largest publicly traded seller of new and used automobiles in the U.S., announced Friday that its sales for September leapt 21% year-over-year. To put that number in context, ...
  15. Stock Analysis

    Con-Way Now Second Major Shipper to Raise Rates

    Con-Way (NYSE: CNW) announced on Friday that it is introducing a 4.9% rate increase on less-than-truckload weight shipments, or LTLs, at its Con-Way Freight division. The rate increase, which will go ...
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