Tag: XRT

Cyclical Retail: Will This Segment Keep The Recovery Going?

| March 23, 2011 | 0 Comments

In the midst of utter world chaos, one American retailer reports blowout earnings.  And amazingly, during one of the worst five day stretches in the Dow, their stock skyrockets!  We’ll chat about them in a minute.  But first, I want to address the chaotic trading going on. Right now we are seeing the markets driven […]

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One Retailer To Buy On Black Friday

| November 27, 2009 | 0 Comments

Happy Black Friday – it’s the craziest shopping day of the year.  So let’s take a look at how things are shaping up in the retail sector… And, I’ll give you my favorite stock. First things first, let’s look at the SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) as a proxy for the sector. The first thing […]

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Why Now’s The Time To Short Retail Stocks!

| May 15, 2009 | 0 Comments

Last weekend I did something most fathers dread.  I took my two daughters (ages 8 and 12) clothes shopping.  Summer is fast approaching and it’s time to replace all the summer wear they’ve outgrown. Don’t get me wrong.  I love to spend time with my girls.  But, I’m not a shopper.  Especially, when it involves […]

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