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Last Week's Biggest Stock Movers

Martha Stewart stock rises after it announces outsourcing. Netflix, Monster and Urban Outfitters decline on new numbers that don't look good for investors.

Top 10 Financial Scandals of All Time

Massive financial losses are joined by political double-dealings, public spectacles, pyramid schemes, celebrity downfalls, rouge traders and a few Nazis.

America's 9 Most Damaged Brands

Reputations are among the most prized assets major corporations have, and they can fall as fast and as hard as they have climbed. These are America's nine most damaged brands.

J.C. Penney Taps Former CEO Mike Ullman

.C. Penney pins its hopes on former CEO Mike Ullman to revive the retailer after a risky turnaround strategy backfired and led to massive losses and steep sales declines.

Martha Stewart Denies Wrongdoing in J.C. Penney Deal

Martha Stewart testified in court on Tuesday that she did nothing wrong when she signed an agreement to open up shops within most of J.C. Penney's stores across the country, despite a preexisting contract to sell some items exclusively at Macy's.

Will In-Store Mini-Shops Revive J.C. Penney? Analysts Say Yes

Forget the fiasco that killing sales and coupons has turned out to be for J.C. Penney: CEO Ron Johnson's other radical change -- transforming the stodgy department store from a sea of clothing racks into an emporium of 100 hip, branded shops -- just might be its saving grace.

Macy's Sues J.C. Penney Over Martha Stewart Deal

Macy's took its legal battle over its agreement to exclusively sell certain Martha Stewart items directly to J.C. Penney on Thursday, accusing the rival department store chain of interfering with its contract with the home goods designer.

Macy's Wins Temporary Block Against Martha Stewart's JCP Deal

Macy's said Friday it had won a preliminary block against Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia selling some of its products at J.C. Penney. Macy's says the JCP deal violates the terms of an exclusive pact it has with the fashion doyenne's company.

Tax Audit Horror Stories: When the IRS Attacks

It's the nightmare we fear when we file our tax returns: an IRS audit. Huge inconvenience, rejected deductions and a hefty bill. Here are three tales of those who have been under the microscope, and some advice on how to avoid -- or survive -- the tax man's fierce scrutiny.

Macy's to Martha: JC Penney Deal Is Not a Good Thing

Martha Stewart has a new legal problem to contend with: Macy's, which had an exclusive licensing deal with her namesake company, has filed a lawsuit against Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia for hooking up with J.C. Penney.

How J.C. Penney Just Might Transform the Way We Shop

New CEO Ron Johnson's plan to revamp J.C. Penney is seriously ambitious. No more coupons, almost no more sales, and a complete rethink of the department store model. So why does think he can pull it off -- and with a chain that has lagged its rivals? Because maybe he can. Here's why:

A Bull's-eye for iPads: Apple May Put Ministores in Target

Target may be planning to add something that's chic but certainly not cheap to some of its stores. Sources say Apple will open small stores within 25 of Target's largest stores later this year. But you may be surprised about which ones.

Christmas Dinner by the Numbers

The holidays are a time for nostalgia -- and stuffing your stomach to the brim. So why not combine the two by taking inventory of a typical Christmas dinner, from eggnog to fruitcake, and comparing today's prices -- and, in some instances, portions -- to those of yesteryear?

Can Martha Make Shopping at Penney's 'a Good Thing'?

J.C. Penney is betting on iconic domestic diva Martha Stewart to help reinvent the staid department store concept, and in turn, how America shops. Their partnership is the first bold move from new CEO Ron Johnson -- but can it work?

Don't Resort to Crime to Cover Your Wedding Costs

Desperate for cash to pay for their wedding, a Pennsylvania couple allegedly stripped more than $7,000 worth of copper from utility poles and sold it. We all know how expensive weddings can get, but there are better solutions than crime -- among them, these tips for cutting down wedding costs.