Shares of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO +4.3%) get a little pick-me-up after a judge in...

|About: Martha Stewart Living Omn... (MSO)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSO +4.3%) get a little pick-me-up after a judge in the trial between the retailer and J.C. Penney against Macy's (M +1.1%) throws the case into mediation. Does J.C. Penney (JCP +1.6%) have the time to wait out a protracted settlement negotiation? Retail watcher The Talented Blonde notes that the MSO-JCP deal was designed to bring back its once-strong home department. The clock is ticking.