U.S. retail stocks ended the month and an abbreviated week with plus signs as the flow of first-quarter earnings results slowed.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group picked up 0.2 percent on the day to close at 877.55, putting it 1.2 percent for the four-day trading week following Memorial Day and up 2.2 percent in May. The index remains down for the year, with the decline trimmed to 6.6 percent. Of the 103 trading sessions in 2014, the index has advanced 55 times and declined on 48 occasions.
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