Stocks Pare Losses on Hopes Fed Will Step In
Best Buy's(BBY) stock dipped 1.1% after Wedbush Morgan downgraded the Minneapolis-based consumer electronics retailer to "underperform" and cut its 12-month price target to $14.50 from $20, citing an "unclear outlook, deteriorating fundamentals and a new CEO who lacks retail experience."
Express( EXPR) shares plunged 11.1% after the Columbus, Ohio-based specialty apparel and accessories retailer slashed the company's full-year profit outlook for the second time following the release of worse-than-expected quarterly sales.
Chico's(CHS) , the Fort Myers, Florida-based specialty retailer of private branded, casual-to-dressy apparel, watched its shares pop 6.6% after the company reported second-quarter net income that leaped 22% and beat expectations as sales broadly increased across the brands.
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--Written by Andrea Tse and Joe Deaux in New York.
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