Another French Probe for Apple, J.C. Penney Hits 12-Year Lows, and 3 More Hot Stocks

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL):¬†French authorities have opened yet another investigation into Apple’s business practices as the country’s finance ministry begins probing the contracts between Apple and its French carrier partners,¬†AppleInsider reports. However, the new investigations are apparently unrelated to the antitrust probes that France has initiated on Apple in the past; the new probes add to a similar investigation by the European Union.