Retailers report modest gains for April Americans spent briskly during the early spring months in the latest sign that they’re encouraged by the economic recovery. Falling gas prices, a rallying stock market and gains in the job market all fueled Americans’ shopping habits even as cold weather tempered their desire to buy spring fashions. More
Microsoft may buy Barnes & Noble's Nook unit for $1 billion According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. According to internal documents obtained by the website TechCrunch, Microsoft has offered $1 billion for the digital assets of Nook Media, Barnes & Noble's digital book venture. More
Sears Didn't Move Fast Enough, CEO Says Sears continues to struggle to get a "decent" return on its assets and the retailer didn't move fast enough to cut expenses after the financial crisis, the CEO said at the annual meeting. More
J.C. Penney ad apologizes to customers The ad comes after the Plano, Texas-based company last month fired its CEO, Ron Johnson, after 17 months on the job and rehired his predecessor Mike Ullman. Johnson's ambitious changes included getting rid of most sales and bringing in new, hip brands. More
Deer disease may impact economy - Altoona Mirror ... for when the illness crossed the state's borders. ... posited in a 2002 study that hunters' spending leads to a "ripple effect" three times the ... 11/30/2013 - 12:52 pm | View Link
The Daily DFM (11.22.13) - Battleboro Reformer ... of insurance sold within their borders, so it's ... on their own about the assassination, its aftermath still has a ripple effect on the ... 11/22/2013 - 8:18 am | View Link
Reflections on a Milestone with ChildFund - Huffington Post The ripple effect of sponsorship is endless. ... the three-quarters of a century since Dr. Clarke looked beyond our borders to assist children in 11/22/2013 - 5:00 am | View Link
The DVD Wrapup: Frances Ha, The Millers, Hannah Arendt, Paranoia, ... - MCN Frances Marie Cullen Howson February 19, 1913 - November 18, 2013 - Hollister Freelance 11/21/2013 - 7:38 am | View Link
Deer disease may impact economy In the predawn hours Monday, the first of hundreds of thousands of deer hunters will take to Pennsylvania's forests, rifles in hand and eyes scanning the tree. 12/1/2013 - 12:30 am | View Link
Syria's spreading carnage There is a grisly background to the Nov. 12 car bombings of Iran's embassy in Beirut, Lebanon. Those blasts killed 23 people, including an Iranian diplomat, and were aptly denounced as "despicable" by Secretary of State John Kerry. 12/1/2013 - 12:18 am | View Link
10 Great Folk Albums Released This Year What is folk music? In 2013, the better question might be: What isn’t it? We’ve come a long way from the earnestly warbling Greenwich Village coffeehouse balladeers recalled by the Coen brothers’ new movie, Inside Llewyn Davis. There’s still some warbling, of course, and lots of earnestness, and even a ... More » 11/30/2013 - 8:09 am | View Link
Our Airport Vulnerability The recent fatal shooting of TSA officer Gerardo I. Hernandez while at his passenger screening post at LAX airport, instantly reminded me of an airport security column that I wrote in 2006. Although the earlier piece provided a scenario for a potential terrorist attack, it was based on the observation that our airport security measures do nothing to prevent a weapon from simply walking in the ... 11/12/2013 - 5:12 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country (AP) -- What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. The biggest changes could come to the book publishing industry: As Borders stores disappear, the bookselling landscape could rapidly change, forcing authors to ... 07/20/2011 - 7:43 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country NEW YORK (AP) — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek court approval to sell off its assets and shutter its remaining 399 stores ... 07/20/2011 - 5:27 am | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. NEW YORK — What happens when a pioneer like Borders goes out of business? Depends on who you ask. A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would ... 07/19/2011 - 2:56 pm | View Link
Borders end to have ripple effect across country Depends on who you ask.A day after the bankrupt Ann Arbor, Mich.-based chain said it would seek ... dissolved under objections from creditors and lenders who argued the chain would be worth more if it liquidated immediately. 07/18/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
Borders Bankruptcy Has Ripple Effect Borders Books said it's filing for bankruptcy and closing stores across the country, including five in metro Atlanta. Atlanta’s Cumberland location on Cobb Parkway will leave another hole in the parkway pavilion. Commercial real estate attorney Bob Simon ... 02/19/2011 - 6:44 am | View Link
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Six months ago I wrote about the then-new Cambria Shareholder Yield ETF . The big idea is to screen the universe of domestic equities for companies that return cash to shareholders by paying dividends, buying back stock and paying down debt.
I noted that the methodology had a mountain of research behind it based on work done by Robert Shiller from Yale and to a lesser extent from Jeremy Schwartz of WisdomTree Investments .
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NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Here are some of the hot stocks Jim Cramer talked about on Wednesday's "Mad Money" on CNBC:
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Express : With shares of Express down 23% in a single day, Cramer it's time to stay away from the entire retail sector until things settle down.
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Shaw Communications and Rogers Communications : Cramer said these two Canadian media giants would make an excellent addition to a well-diversified portfolio.
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Bank of Nova Scotia and Bank of Montreal : Cramer was also bullish on these two Canadian banks as alternative Canadian investments.
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