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On top of pedestrian same store sales, I am troubled by the decrease in operating income, the flat gross margin rate, and the higher SG&A expense rate.
CEO Michelle Gass said that the strong holiday season was a major driver of the earnings beat.
If we didn't know where the algorithms that now control the point of sale were lined up before Monday, we sure know now.
This selloff was a pause in the uptrend, not the start of a directional shift. But be cautious.
Here's what investors should be watching this week.
Keep an eye on retailer stocks this week, with big names set to report their quarterly earnings.
Splitting Old Navy from the other Gap brands could help both companies to rediscover their growth trajectories.
Hasbro stock could offer an attractive reward to investors not afraid of risk.
Hasbro and Mattel management outlined one key factor in their dichotomous results.
Expectations for Apple are all over the place.
From smaller-cap specialty stores to some of the world's largest big-box retailing outlets, experts choose their top retail stocks for 2019.
If you are investing in individual stocks you have to do individual research. It's that simple.
The RMPIA is once again outpacing the S&P 500, Dow Jones Industrial Average and the Nasdaq Composite Index.
Though financials and FANG (which are at an important top of the price channels/charts) are great, industrials (DowDuPont , 3M ), autos (a one-day wonder from yesterday), retail (Macy's , Target ), semiconductors (Micron Technology ), transports (Un...
Retail isn't a losing ETF, and it isn't defined by Macy's, it is a sector with winners and losers.
I would not be surprised if we see a bout of profit-taking in the near future given the sharpness of the recent rebound.
How did we get from a rolling bear market to a rolling bull market so quickly?
We are going to have to differentiate retail and recognize that Wall Street tolerates nothing disappointing.
The best retailers are still Amazon, and probably Walmart.
* Corporate Managements "who never met an outlook they didn't like." In my more than four decades I have interviewed hundreds of managements and observed, in the business media, thousands more. I can not recall one management in my career who had ne...
Retail and housing stocks are reacting to what will happen this spring, rather than Fed fears. This is how to play it.
I am increasingly convinced the only way to generate sustainable trading profits is to wait until the market overreacts and take the opposite side.
Dow Theory presents tips for surviving a bear market, some top year-end stock bargains and a simple strategy for monthly income.