The credit markets are showing some signs of health, but the stock market remains schizophrenic and, for retailers, mostly depressed.
The Standard & Poor’s Retail Index initially fell hard on Thursday only to claw its way back, closing down 1.5 percent, or 3.85 points, to 256.40, even as the Dow Jones Industrial Average staged a late rally to close up 172 points, or 2 percent, to 8,691.25.
"I think that all anyone really wants in life is to have people understand us for who we actually are, despite everything," says Ruth Negga. The actress talks "Preachers" season 2 and more on WWD.com. #wwdeye (📷: Dan Doperalski)
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