• BC-Money & Markets Digest

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    Money & Markets modules for Wednesday, May 22

    TODAY

    The Federal Reserve releases the minutes of its last policymakers’ meeting. Advance Auto Parts and L Brands report quarterly results.

    SPOTLIGHT

    J.C. Penney and Kohl’s gave investors reason to worry after their first quarter earnings highlighted the competitive challenges and shifting trends facing department store operators.

    CENTERPIECE

    New buyers for hogs?

    America’s iconic motorcycle maker Harley-Davidson is trying to attract new buyers as its traditional customers age and younger enthusiasts show less interest in the brand created in 1903.

    STORY STOCKS

    Kohl’s (KSS)

    J.C. Penney (JCP)

    Mallinckrodt (MNK)

    Circor International (CIR)

    AutoZone (AZO)

    Dycom Industries (DY)

    Eaton Vance (EV)

    Qualcomm (QCOM)

    FUND FOCUS

    Janus Henderson Forty (JDCAX)

    This fund’s 15.5% annualized gain since June 2013 has beaten 80% of its rivals in the Morningstar large growth category.

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