Retail stocks and the broader market treaded water while strong earnings reports from Burlington Stores Inc., Christopher & Banks Corp. and Cherokee Inc. scored large gains.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group fell less than 0.1 percent to 893.68, in step with the S&P 500, which contracted at the same rate to close at 1,950.79. The Dow Jones Industrial Average ended the day at 16,945.92 to eke out an increase that was also less than 0.1 percent.
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