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In one, the U.S. is faltering, and in the other, it's booming -- but there's much more to it than either.
TGT is widening the divide in retail by navigating headline risks.
The retailer's second quarter came in incredibly strong, but the math shows the headline guidance doesn't quite add up -- that's partly why I'm cutting in half my position.
I'm taking some shares of this recent IPO today.
With TGT trading around $100, here's our updated playbook.
I dub Resonant and Chiasma as 'busted IPOs'.
The retail giant scored a big second-quarter earnings beat and reported that its traffic and sales continue to grow.
This is a market in a trading range and both dogmatic bulls and bears are going to have a difficult time navigating it.
Some retailers are increasing in relevance. Others have less and less reason for being.
But president should use position now to cut a deal with China on tariffs to avoid hammering consumer confidence.
I am long KSS, and have a number of options trades in play that I have used to reduce net basis.
It will be interesting to see whether Macy's weak performance was shared by these names.
The freedom of choice coupled with a plentiful job market and frugality define this new beast.
Most retailers do not, but here are a few that have the right story.
Everyone seems to be either thinking we're going to hell in a handbasket or that we're strong and nothing's wrong -- here's my take.
With tariffs looming and hard competition, here's how to play the mega-retailer after earnings.
Here are the other companies that will get a boost from pushing the tax on imports to mid-December.
July-quarter ending retailers are soon to report their earnings, shedding light on their summer sales as well as their expectations for back-to-school shopping and the looming holiday shopping season.
I want you to be calm and collected and I will not scare you with false fears.
Steadily, the once-revered markets of Brazil, Russia, India and China have become hazardous places to do business.
Here is what is really happening with the China trade war, and how to think about your portfolio as it continues.
Keep note of China exposure and mitigation strategies before speculating on retail names.
In the short term, Macy's is not likely to run afoul of dividend problems, but can management transform the company for long-term health? Few retailers have had such success.
Amazon is above the crown in e-commerce, but might other stocks see larger benefits from smaller online sales bases?
Amazon could, technically, eventually tack on a few hundred more points -- meaning this pricey and risky stock can still pay off.