U.S. retail stocks easily outpaced the major indices as equity trading slowed for the Veterans Day holiday today.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group advanced 0.9 percent to end the day at 896.60, a more robust performance than the 0.1 percent gains logged by the Dow Jones Industrial Average and S&P 500, which closed at 15,783.10 and 1,771.89, respectively. Despite the small gain, the Dow’s close set another record high.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"