By and  on October 16, 2012

U.S. retail stocks gained 0.5 percent today, adding to Monday’s 1 percent gain, which was fueled by stronger-than-expected September retail sales.

The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group rose 3.54 points, to 654.11. The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 1 percent, or 127.55 points, to 13,551.78. Investors were encouraged by quarterly reports from Johnson & Johnson and Goldman Sachs.

To access this article, click here to subscribe or to log in.

To Read the Full Article

Tap into our Global Network

Of Industry Leaders and Designers

load comments
blog comments powered by Disqus