The following video is from Tuesday's Investor Beat, in which host Mark Reeth and Motley Fool analysts Jason Moser and Tim Hanson dissect the hardest-hitting investing stories of the day.

J.C. Penney (NYSE:JCP) is in the investing spotlight once again, and it's for all the wrong reasons. In our lead story, Tim and Jason examine the company's earnings, how much of the poor results were new CEO Mike Ullman's fault, and whether the company can get things right in time for back-to-school season.