BOSTON ( TheStreet) -- A look at the return on equities this year and the potential for a continuation of the Santa Claus rally leads your quick fix of company, market, economic and investing news for Tuesday, Dec. 27.
Tuesday's 5 Biggest Stories
Despite the massive volatility and swings in stocks, the
S&P 500 is set to have the smallest price change in more than four decades.
Santa may still be alive and kicking, at least in rally form.
Italian retailers had the worst Christmas sales in a decade.
Company NewsWhat Recovery, Part I: Sears Holdings (SHLD - Get Report) will close 100 to 120 Sears and Kmart stores due to a drop in sales.
MarketsObama is having a nice holiday. First, the House Republicans cave on the payroll tax cuts, and then he finds out this year saw the most demand for U.S. debt since 1995.
Investment Strategy10 favorite stocks set up nicely for 2012.
Odds and EndsHacker group Anonymous strikes again, this time attacking think tank Stratfor's Web site.
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