Consumer Cyclicals

Over the last decade the best entry points have come at very reasonable P/E multiples.
Ralph Lauren shares surge on earnings beat amid lethargic market action.
Supplier stocks have performed well, but I'm less excited about the group than I was in May.
Shares could decline to around $45 and even to $40 in the weeks ahead.
The odds appear fashionably weighted toward good outcomes with these investment vehicles.
Yelp reports results after the market closes; be ready.
If Mattress Firm could be acquired for a 115% premium, Macy's could be next.

This Is Your Chukka for RL Real Money Pro($)

Buy a fine company at a below average P/E.
The apparel giant won't be available at marked-down prices once it is fashionable to own again.
The company will have an uphill climb to please its new investors.

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