After a period of relative calm, the Italian elections and fight over the sequester underscore some of the structural problems facing the global economy; investors should be prepared for volatility, says Morningstar's Jeremy Glaser.
Investors still need to plan for long-term tax hikes and keep AMT exposure, itemized deduction limitations, charitable distribution opportunities, and trust taxation on their radars, says Investor Solutions' John Pitlosh.
Greetings and welcome to the J. C. Penney Fourth Quarter and Year End 2011 Earnings Conference Call. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host, Kristin Hays, Vice President of Investor Relations for J. C. Penney. Thank you. Ms. Hays, you may begin.
Greetings and welcome to the JCPenney, Incorporated Fourth Quarter 2009 Earnings Conference Call. At this time all participants are in a listen-only mode. A brief question-and-answer session will follow the formal presentation. (Operator Instructions). As a reminder this conference is being recorded. It is now my pleasure to introduce your host Phil Sanchez, Vice President of Investor Relations for JCPenney Company, Incorporated. Thank you, Mr. Sanchez, you may begin.