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The secular bull market still has a decent runway ahead of it.

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2018 Versus 2017: Same Old, Same Old

The sectors that did well will continue to do well, while pressures on the retail front are expected to continue.

clock January 2, 2018Vicki M. Young

Zales, Signet Jewelers, Sterling Jewelers, Kay Jewelers, Jared, Jewelry, Mall Jewelry


Signet Jewelers Hit With New Suit Over Harassment Accusations

Investors claim Signet did little but “deny and downplay” the underlying discrimination suit until accounts of worker harassment became public.

clock March 29, 2017Kali Hays

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Retail Shares Stumble on Rate Hike Worries

Industry stock prices fell after comments from the Federal Reserve that a benchmark interest rate hike could come this month.

clock March 3, 2017Kali Hays


Europe’s Stock Markets Rise, Except for Milan’s FTSE MIB

Retail and luxury stocks were mostly up in mid-morning trading on Tuesday.

clock November 15, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Japan Financial Markets, Tokyo, Japan - 09 Nov 2016


Trump Gains Send Asian Markets Into Turmoil

The Republican candidate carried several important swing states including Florida and Ohio.

clock November 9, 2016Tiffany Ap

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


Retail Stocks Face Day of Profit-Taking Amid Weekly Jobs Report

Traders are also gauging the non-farm payrolls report due on Friday. They’re looking for signs of weakness.

clock March 31, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


U.S. Retail Stocks Slide as Market Wobbles Ahead of Fed Meeting

Also of concern was a drop in crude oil this morning below $40 a barrel.

clock March 14, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

An earlier Easter and higher consumer confidence could boost retail sales.


U.S. Economic Outlook Bright, but Strong Dollar Will Impact Bottom Line

As the European Central Bank decided to cut interest rates to spur economic activity, a report from analysts at S&P Capital IQ noted that the outlook for the U.S. economy “is bright.”

clock March 10, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz



Retail Stocks Lag as Wall Street Celebrates Seven-Year Bull Run

The S&P 500 is up 200 percent since 2009.

clock March 9, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Wall Street traders sent retail stocks reeling in morning trading.


Cheap Oil, Global Economic Concerns Weaken Dow, Retail Stocks Sink

The S&P Retailing Industry Index fared worse, and staggered to the finish with a 2.3 percent drop to 1,067.

clock February 8, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


Dow’s Rally Boosts Market, but Retail Remains Down for Year

The price of crude oil has become one of the most critical variables in investment algorithms, and is now firmly correlated to the market.

clock February 1, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.


Dow Adds 397 Points, but Retail Dragged Down by Amazon

A slowing fourth-quarter gross domestic product was not enough hold back global equities.

clock January 29, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

Retail stocks.


Dow Loses 223 Points on Fed Caution, Retail Stocks Sink

Higher crude oil did little to cheer investors as a statement from the Federal Reserve signaled caution over the direction of the global economy.

clock January 27, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz


Crude Oil Price Gains Spur U.S. Market Rally, Retail Stocks Jump

Crude oil’s sudden 4.3 percent jump to $27.32 in midday trading was the boost in the arm that Wall Street needed.

clock January 26, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz


U.S. Stocks Falter at Open, but Retail Shares Jump

Investors looking for chances to “buy on the dip” will have another opportunity today.

clock January 25, 2016Arthur Zaczkiewicz

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