Sears stock falls on quarterly loss

Shares down $7.92 after report of $279 million slide

Posted: May 25, 2013 at 3:33 a.m.

Sears Holdings Corp. representative Joanna Van Brandt (right) speaks with a job seeker at a job fair at San Antonio in March. The company posted a $279 million first-quarter loss on Thursday.

Shares of Sears Holdings Corp., the retailer controlled by hedge-fund manager Edward Lampert, fell the most in six months on Friday after posting a $279 million first-quarter loss.

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Business, Pages 29 on 05/25/2013