Is This American Icon Doomed?

The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which David Williamson, health-care editor and analyst, and Brendan Byrnes, Industrials editor and analyst, discuss topics around the investing world.

In today's edition, Brendan and David discuss the recent bad news from Sears Holdings. The company announced that it will close up to 120 stores after a weak holiday season. Can this stock, which has been propped up since 2008 by aggressive stock buybacks, rebound, or is Sears another American icon that's poised to be a victim of changing times?

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At the time this article was published David Williamson and Brendan Byrnes own no shares of the companies mentioned here. The Motley Fool owns shares of Amazon.com, Best Buy, FedEx and UPS.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendAmazon.com and FedEx. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.

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