Zale

Week in Preview: Discover, Oracle and Tiffany Earnings

Oracle, Discover and Tiffany are all expected to report year-over-year growth for their most recent quarters this week. Meanwhile, many will be looking for an updated snapshot of the housing market, with three sets of real-estate data coming out.

Week in Preview: Retail Earnings in the Spotlight

Many of America's best-known retailers, including Walmart, Home Depot and JCPenney, will be stepping into the earnings spotlight this week. Their reports come on the heels of disappointing January retail sales numbers from the Commerce Department.

Zale Corp. Reports Quarterly Loss of $3.03 Per Share

Jeweler Zale Corp. (ZLC) reported a loss from continuing operations of $3.03 per share for the quarter ended Oct. 31, compared with a loss of $1.87 per share a year earlier. The results for the first quarter of fiscal 2011 included a charge to interest expense of $46 million. This resulted from the first amendment to a senior secured term loan, the company said in a statement.

With a New Financing Deal, Can Zale Regain Its Luster?

Zale Corp., which runs jewelry retailers Zales and Gordon's, has struck a financing deal for some relief from its suffocating debt load. But despite some improvements in Zale's operations, investors may want to wait on its stock.