Consumer Cyclicals

Retailers' performance looks overdone compared to fundamentals.
Things have gotten too easy, but that's about to change.
The markets are wobbly but there are still stocks worth buying.
It's important to see if the reaction fits the numbers.

An Easy Target for Shorting Real Money Pro($)

Target's problems seem to be company, rather than industry-specific.
The turnaround seems to be succeeding.
They were darkest before dawn, and today is dawn.
Expect a wave of consolidation in the consumer sector over the next 12 months.
Bravo Brio is attractive at its current price.

The Fibocall: Royal Caribbean Real Money Pro($)

My buying zone is at $58.57-$57.40.

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