J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (JCP)

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Today's Trades

I have been active this morning. I have added to my Campbell Soup  and JC Penney  longs. I covered a portion of my iShares Barclays 20+ Yr Treas.Bond ETF short puts for a nice profit ("For Traders Only") -- will complete the cover by day's end. I ha...

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From AutoZone to Western Digital, the news for all of these names definitely looks good.

Subscriber Comments of the Week (and My Responses) on JCP

This week's Subscriber Comments of the Week are an exchange I had yesterday with one of my favorite subs and great analyst, Kim G. The discussion was centered around JC Penney , a stock that is on my Best Ideas List and my only retail long. Kim G ha...

JC Penney Update

As seen below, JC Penney is beginning to gather some momentum. The company needed cold weather and we got it. Now operating leverage will work its wonders. A leading brokerage hosted several JCP store tours outside of Chicago last week with regional...

My Takeaways and Observations

"Well, they call you lady luck But there is room for doubt At times you have a very un-lady-like way Of running out..." -- Guys and Dolls, Luck Be A Lady (Frank Sinatra)  Trump will not likely Make Twitter Great Again.   I, bear.    Explaining my pr...

Expect the Absolute Worst From Sears' Results

Expect the Absolute Worst From Sears' Results

Sears will be making some headlines later this week.

Cramer: We Need the FANGs to Bite on This Critical Day

Cramer: We Need the FANGs to Bite on This Critical Day

Plus other sectors to watch in this rotation.

Penney Catches an Upgrade

This morning Bank of America has upgraded its rating on JC Penney from neutral to buy. JCP is my only retail long (and a member of my Best Ideas List).  The shares are trading up more than $0.25 in pre-market action. Bank of America expects JCP to d...

JCPenney upgraded at BofA/Merrill

My Takeaways and Observations

What a strange day -- maybe even ominous.   This table tells it all.    The divergences I have been mentioning this week intensified today, with the technology-laden Nasdaq taken out to the shed and the Russell 2000 Index trading lower for the third...

Retail, Autos Off and Running

Retail and autos are picking up strong bids, led by a 3% gain in JC Penney .

My Takeaways and Observations

The important messages today are the developing divergences.    The strength in energy stocks (reflecting a $3.88 a barrel rise in crude oil) masked the underlying weakness in the broader markets. Stated simply, these divergences in breadth, highs/l...

Jim Cramer: I Like Shares of Ulta for the Long Term

Jim Cramer: I Like Shares of Ulta for the Long Term

Here's why Jim Cramer is fond of Ulta Salon, Cosmetics and Fragrance for the long term.

3 Ridiculously Simple Reasons American Eagle Is a Winner, Despite Stock Rout

3 Ridiculously Simple Reasons American Eagle Is a Winner, Despite Stock Rout

The market may have rushed to the wrong judgment on the apparel retailer.

My Takeaways and Observations (2 p.m. Edition)

"Takeaways" is early today as I have to prepare for two company meetings tomorrow morning.   I am seeing signs of some exhaustion after the vigorous two-week advance in the markets -- especially in the "league-leading" Russell Index. The Russell wil...

Nice Move on JCP

Nice move on J.C. Penney  (up $0.35) in a mixed retail tape.   I was bidding $9 yesterday -- but I missed adding.

My Takeaways and Observations (3:30 p.m. Edition)

It may be time to embrace the contrary.    First issue (!!): The Palm Beach Chronicles.   My weekly (brief) technical review of the markets -- cooling off ahead?    BTIG's Stockton is bullish and so, as I have expressed, are most others!   Campbell ...

Cramer: Has Retail Really Righted Itself?

Cramer: Has Retail Really Righted Itself?

We have actual data that show things might be better.

Did Sears Just Celebrate Its Final Black Friday?

Did Sears Just Celebrate Its Final Black Friday?

Sears appeared to be a loser in what has been a solid start to the holiday shopping season.

Don't Shop for These 4 Retail Stocks

Don't Shop for These 4 Retail Stocks

J.C. Penney, Macy's, Sears and Walmart all have problems, according to one fund manager.

It's Cyber Monday and Blue Nile Sees Millennials Out There Shopping for Diamonds

It's Cyber Monday and Blue Nile Sees Millennials Out There Shopping for Diamonds

Internet jeweler Blue Nile often sees a spike in traffic to its site on Cyber Monday, and this year will unlikely be any different.

Amazon Shareholders, This Shopping Season Should Have You Worried

Amazon Shareholders, This Shopping Season Should Have You Worried

Amazon still leads online, but it's the first time the other retailers show true fight.

Cramer: This Despised Rally Has an Awful Lot Going for It

Cramer: This Despised Rally Has an Awful Lot Going for It

We have a host of positives that can and do seem to be playing out.

Here's Why Macy's CEO Is Bullish on the Consumer and the Future of Retail

Here's Why Macy's CEO Is Bullish on the Consumer and the Future of Retail

Macy's CEO Terry Lundgren is retiring in a few months, but remains bullish on the consumer and his store's future.

Report: Penney Off to Good Holiday Start

JC Penney is trading at $10 in pre-market action on a CNBC report that the retailer's early Black Friday's sales are strong.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

"If you work for a living, why the hell do you kill yourself working?" -- Tuco the Ugly" The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" I further added to my short exposure today in a quiet, pre-Thanksgiving trading session. And now it's time to run down "The Good...

Black Friday Winners Will Include J.C. Penney, Ulta, Kate Spade, Says One Retail Expert

Black Friday Winners Will Include J.C. Penney, Ulta, Kate Spade, Says One Retail Expert

As the holiday shopping season gets under way, some retailers are emerging as standout winners.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (2:30 PM Edition)

"If you work for a living, why the hell do you kill yourself working?" -- Tuco the Ugly "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" I did only a small amount of trading today (and added to short exposure), and there will be no "Takeaways" today (it's family ti...

JC Penney Making a Nice Move Higher

JC Penney  (along with a number of other retailers) is making a nice move higher today. I remain committed to this name and the stock remains on my Best Ideas List (long).

Is Black Friday the Best Day to Shop For The Holidays?

Is Black Friday the Best Day to Shop For The Holidays?

Millions of Americans will likely head to their local retailers on Friday to try and take advantage of sales, but not every item will be a great deal.