Investors appear to be hoping the retail downturn is nearing its bottom.
Retail stocks swelled 4.4 percent Thursday as investors weighed a new regulatory framework for the financial industry from Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner against an official reading of just how quickly the economy shrank — 6.3 percent — in the fourth quarter.
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