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Weakness In Retail
7 June 2022
The broader retail space has been weak relative to the S&P 500 so far this year. On a YTD basis, the VanEck Vectors Retail ETF has underperformed the S&P 500 by 4.5 percentage points, trading down by ...
Dollar Stores Help Power Retail, Consumer Sector ETFs
26 May 2022
Dollar Tree (NasdaqGS: DLTR) and Dollar General (NYSE: DG) shares surged, lifting retail and consumer sector-related exchange traded funds after the discount variety store chain revealed better-than-e...
Relative Support For Consumer Discretionary Stocks
9 March 2022
US Consumer Discretionaries have fallen back to old support relative to Staples.
What The U.S. Retail Sales Recovery Says About Corporate Earnings
28 September 2021
Fernandes: U.S. retail sales in June 2020 were already higher than in December 2019. Fernandes: US consumer is in a much better position than they were in 2008.
Cracking Open Factors: Beyond the Style Box
4 November 2020
While 2020 may feel like a “this time it's different” year, the reality is the core underpinnings of what makes for a winning portfolio haven't changed: controlling expenses, managing your taxes, and ...
Stimulus For Retail
4 September 2020
US retail sales growth has been slowing on a sequential basis. Low inventory levels in autos have reduced consumer choice and caused deferrals.
Ecommerce Sales Blow Out, Spike 44% In Q2
19 August 2020
In dollar terms, the jump of $62 billion compared to Q2 last year was the largest ever in the data going back to 2001.
Status Of U.S. Consumer And Consumer ETFs For August 2020
15 August 2020
The jobs market has come back somewhat, although gains until now are largely the low hanging fruit Thanks to the stimulus, consumer spending has returned to pre-pandemic levels.
Tech, Consumer Discretionary Continue To Lead U.S. Equity Sectors
14 August 2020
Positive momentum has continued to shine as a forward indicator for technology and consumer discretionary stocks in recent months.