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Dick's Sporting Goods and Foot Locker are among the specialty retailers that bounced back after a butt-whooping last summer.
We are in one of the slowest times of the year and there just isn't much of an appetite for aggressively buying weakness.
Macy's reports this morning. Here are some trade ideas on retailers as they enter this sweet spot.
Ever-increasing demand from index funds makes it hard to imagine a truly bear market.
The online travel company could have an oversold bounce at any time, but the bigger picture suggests more weakness ahead.
There has been recent subtle improvement in its charts and a key longer-term technical signal is clearly bullish.
The security company's shares look like they're heading lower in the weeks and maybe months ahead based on its charts.
The bounce this morning is producing a sigh of relief, but this is going to remain a difficult trading market.
The key is knowing how to prepare for a market ready to sell, or to position yourself to get 'less hurt' by a changing market.
The housing always has been regional, which makes it dicey to judge where it is headed from any one company.

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