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Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD): Closing price $40.16

Late Monday, Sears announced that Edward Lampert will assume the role of Sears chief executive in addition to his present role as chairman, replacing Chief Executive Louis D’Ambrosio who will step down in February for family health reasons. Lampert’s hedge fund, ESL Investments, held a 34.14 percent interest in Sears Holdings as of November 30th, according to Thomson Reuters data.