Updated from 4:31 p.m. ET
Retailers reported dismal December same-store sales reports after one of the worst holiday seasons in decades, but some teen retailers managed to escape the gloom with positive results.
And more on what that means for first-time home-buying trends.
Both companies defied the general weakness in the retail sector, which some analysts attributed simply to a stronger product mix than their peers.
Aeropostale CEO Julian Geiger claims the private equity firm backing the distressed teen retailer wanted it to crumble.
Stocks extend losses by late morning Tuesday after a reading on China's factory activity disappoints and sparks fears over the global economic growth.