Will investor pressure drive Victoria's Secret and Bath & Body Works to split into two actions?

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The economy of good news / bad news has improved today, leading to higher share prices in the market.

January's spending on non-defense and non-defense durable goods increased by 1.3% and 0.8%, respectively, according to data released this morning by the Commerce Department. This suggests a healthy rebound after the weak economy at the end of the year.

<p class = "web-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Technology stocks have again led the market to rise, up 0.69% for the Nasdaq Composite and S & P 500 indices. The Dow index rose 0.58% and the Entrepreneur Index ™ gained 0.61%. "Data-reactid =" 24 "> Technology stocks led the market again, increasing the Nasdaq Composite and S & P 500 indices by 0.69% each .The Dow index rose 0.58 % and Entrepreneur Index (TM) of 0.61%.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "NVIDIA Corp., one of the hottest semiconductor stocks in the last three years, but one of the hardest hit by the sector's decline in the last six months, recorded the largest gain in the industry. Entrepreneur Index ™ today. It increased by 3.75 percent. On Monday, the stock price climbed nearly seven percent after the announcement of a $ 6.8 billion deal with Israeli chip designer Mellanox Technologies. "Data-reactid =" 25 "> NVIDIA Corp., one of the hottest semiconductor titles in three years, one of the hardest hit by the sector's downfall over the last six months the fastest growing Entrepreneur Index ™, up 3.75% On Monday, the stock climbed nearly 7% after the company announced a $ 6.8 billion deal buy the Israeli designer Mellanox Technologies chips.

Atif Malik, an analyst at Citi, reiterated today his goal of buying $ 200. It is currently trading at $ 169. A drop in the demand for crypto-currency miners and perhaps hard-core players for the graphic processing units that the company manufactures has led to a swelling of inventories and falling prices. Malik suggested that NVIDIA's Investor Day meeting on March 19 could be an opportunity for the company to "improve the talk of growth". The stock is up 26.3% this year but remains down 42% from its peak reached last October.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The Brands was also up sharply today, gaining 3.12%. After Gap Inc. recently announced that he would separate his old navy Mark Gap and Banana Republic brands, L Brands has been under pressure from investors to consider a similar strategy. The Victoria & # 39; s Secret lingerie stores of the company have been losing market share for years, while its Bath & amp; Body Works stores or grows well. Earlier this month, activist investor Barington Capital asked the company to consider a spin-off of Victoria's Secret or an IPO of Bath & amp; Body work. Stocks rose 5.2% this year and 35.5% over the last twelve months. "Data-reactid =" 27 "> L Brands also saw a strong increase that day, gaining 3.12% After Gap Inc. recently announced Gap and Banana Republic brand names, L Brands was forced by investors to consider a similar strategy: the Victoria & # 39; s Secret lingerie stores have been losing market share for years, while its Bath & Body Works stores are showing a satisfactory growth this month. Activist investor Barington Capital has asked the company to consider a split of Victoria's Secret or an IPO of Bath & Body Works: shares rose 5.2% this year and 35, 5% in the last twelve months.

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Costco Wholesale Corp. was up 1.47 percent today. Shares continue to rise after the retailer beat profit estimates last week. The stock is up nearly ten percent since Costco released its financial results after the market closed last Thursday. Other good Entrepreneur Index ™ wins included You're here& nbsp; (1.85%), Jefferies Financial Group& nbsp; (1.81 percent) & nbsp; and Hess Corp. (1.49%). "Data-reactid =" 30 "> Costco Wholesale Corp. was up 1.47% today as stocks continue to climb after the retailer largely beat profit forecasts last week. nearly 10% since the release of the Costco report the financial results after the market closed last Thursday, as well as Tesla (1.85%), Jefferies Financial Group (1.81%) and Hess Corp. (1.49%) .

<p class = "web-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Only eleven of sixty actions on Entrepreneur Index ™ were down aujourd & # 39; hui. Regeneron Pharmaceuticals had the largest decline, down 2.06 percent. Other losses were recorded by homebuilder D.R. Horton Inc. (-1.09%), clothing manufacturer Ralph Lauren Corp. (-0.95%) & nbsp; and Cognizant Technology& nbsp; (- 0.79%). "data-reactid =" 31 "> Only eleven of the Entrepreneur Index ™'s sixty stocks fell today Regeneron Pharmaceuticals recorded the largest decline, down 2.06%. were recorded by home builder DR Horton Inc. (-1.09%), clothing manufacturer Ralph Lauren Corp. (-0.95%) and Cognizant Technology (-0.79%).

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The & nbsp;Entrepreneur Index ™& nbsp; brings together the 60 largest listed companies created and managed by entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurial spirit is a valuable asset for any business. This index recognizes its importance, regardless of the growth of the company. These challenging businesses can be followed in real time on & nbsp;Entrepreneur.com."data-reactid =" 32 ">Entrepreneur Index ™ brings together the top 60 listed companies created and managed by entrepreneurs. The entrepreneurial spirit is a valuable asset for any business. This index recognizes its importance, regardless of the growth of the company. These inspiring companies can be followed in real time on Entrepreneur.com.