Signs of continued weakening in the job market ended a five-day retail stocks rally and helped push down shares in the sector 2.9 percent.
The Standard & Poor’s Retail Index lost 8.83 points to close at 292.79 on Wednesday after rising 12.2 percent in the five prior trading sessions. The Dow Jones Industrial Average slid 2.7 percent, or 245.40 points, to 8,769.70 after aluminum giant Aloca Inc. said it would lay off 13,500 workers to trim costs.
"You start one way as a baby, but why shouldn't you be able to choose your own path as opposed to culturally people telling you which way to go?" - Thom Browne at his men's spring 2018 show, where he celebrated gender fluidity. #pfw #wwdmens (📷: @delphineachard)
"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)