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Resist These Brand-Name Penny Stocks

Denny's, Talbots, Coldwater Creek: For less than the price of a cup of coffee, you can buy shares of these established companies. But investor beware: Most penny stocks plunged to those levels for very real reasons, which you'll only discover if you dig deeper. Read on and see for yourself.

Boomer-Focused Companies Face Rough Time

Baby boomers used to be big spenders. Not so much anymore, given the increasing array of expenses faced by this aging demographic in a tough economy. Some retailers in particular are suffering as a result; read on to find out which ones.

Talbots' New Plan: Close 75 to 100 Stores

Women's clothing retailer Talbots' three-year financial outlook and strategy isn't too sanguine. The company cut its revenue forecast for the third quarter and full fiscal year 2010. And it's shutting up to 100 stores by 2013. Investors aren't pleased.