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  • Department stores are facing 'the worst results since the recession’ — and that highlights a huge problem
    Business
    Business Insider18 hours ago

    Department stores are facing 'the worst results since the recession’ — and that highlights a huge problem

    Macy's, Sears, Target, Kohl's, and JCPenney are among the many companies that have reported lackluster sales during the critical holiday period. In the wake of the disappointing season, Macy's and Sears are now collectively closing more than 200 stores, and analysts say JCPenney could shut down as many as 300 stores within the next couple years. Target has slashed its fourth-quarter sales and earnings outlook and the mall-based retailer The Limited just shut down all 200 of its stores.

  • Business
    24/7 Wall St.17 hours ago

    What to Expect From the Dow Stocks Reporting Next Week

    24/7 Wall St. has put together a preview of the Dow Jones Industrial Average companies scheduled to report their quarterly results this week. Overall, 30% of the Dow is reporting next week, and this has the potential to sustain the run that the Dow has

  • Business
    Kiplinger2 days ago

    9 IRS Audit Red Flags for Retirees

    Although the overall individual audit rate is only about one in 119, the odds increase dramatically as your income goes up, as it might if you sell a valuable piece of property or get a big payout from a retirement plan. The IRS wants to be sure that owners of IRAs and participants in 401(k)s and other workplace retirement plans are properly taking and reporting required minimum distributions.