Retail stocks logged their sharpest drop since June on Wall Street today as President Obama warned that a “very deep recession” could be in the offing if lawmakers allowed the country to default on its debts.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group fell 2 percent, or 16.57 points, to 826.48, leading the Dow Jones Industrial Average, which declined 1.1 percent, or 159.71 points, to 14,776.53. The Dow is now off more than 900 points since Sept. 18.
Alberta Ferretti's "Rainbow Week" sweaters are back. The designer closed her #MFW show with a few day-of-the-week sweaters, which first debuted on the catwalk last January as part of the pre-fall 2017 collection. #wwdfashion (📷: @delphineachard)