I don't think this retail-sales number reveals anything except for the March cold spell.
One shows the view once known as bearishness.
For a stock that really fits this metric, consider the curious case of Bed Bath and Beyond.
A pro golfer knows that much of the game is about simply minimizing mistakes.
In this far-reaching debacle, investors were kept in the dark.
The ousted J.C. Penney CEO made some very elementary errors during his disastrous regime.
The buffoonery of Ron Johnson opened the floodgates for every other retailer.
J.C. Penney's board has recruited former CEO Mike Ullman to clean up Ron Johnson's mess.
The retailer has better chance of surviving with Ullman at the helm.
Questions are once again being raised about the strength of the recovery, and for good reason.