Retail stocks rose to new highs on Wall Street today, but ultimately ceded ground as the Washington budget stand off went into its third day.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group traded as high as 864.73 — a new record — but closed off 1.1 percent, or 9.31 points, to 852.98. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slipped 0.9 percent, or 136.66 points, to 14,996.48.
Steve Aoki held a presentation, a runway show and outdoor concert for his men's line Dim Mak. Here's a look from his spring 2018 collection, which was titled "Paradise Found." #wwdfashion #wwdmens (📷: George Chinsee)
"It's really hard sometimes. I think I have a reputation for being really tough and aggressive and pushy but I really am a very shy person who wants to be liked, and that's the conflict constantly. There's something that takes hold - I want people to like me, I don't want to be mean - but if I see something that just cries out to be answered, I go for it," says renowned NBC News correspondent Andrea Mitchell. (📷: @axeldupeux)