Is August’s Weak Retail Sales Data A Cause For Concern? (XRT)

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From Jill Mislinski: The Census Bureau's Advance Retail Sales Report for August released this morning showed a decrease over the July figures. Headline sales came in at -0.2% month-over-month to one decimal.
NYSE:XRT September 18, 2017 9:42am

Uptrend Could Be Forming For The SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT)

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From Chris Kimble: Most retail stocks have been something to avoid this year, as the majority of them have been hard hit. Could a trend change be about to take place? For sure a big test for them is in play right now.
NYSE:XRT September 13, 2017 9:08am

Retail ETF (XRT) Bounces As Whole Foods Post-Acquisition Traffic Surges

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From Tyler Durden: Curious what the impact was of those dramatic price cuts by Amazon at Whole Foods two weeks ago? We now have the answer.
NYSE:XRT September 11, 2017 1:57pm

Not All Retail ETFs Are Struggling Right Now (XRT)

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From David Fabian: I've been fascinated watching the sentiment and price trends in publicly traded retail stocks over the last six months.
NYSE:XRT July 14, 2017 6:45am

ProShares Plans Three Short Brick-And-Mortar Retail ETFs

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Investors looking to short the traditional "brick and mortar" retail sector will soon have a few new ETF options in the space, according to a recent filing by ETF issuer ProShares.
NYSE:XRT July 11, 2017 11:26am

Which Retailers Will Survive Amazon’s Onslaught? (XRT)

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From Jon Markman: Amazon (AMZN) is spending $14 billion to put Whole Foods Markets (WFM) in its shopping cart — a surprising move that analysts so far have completely misunderstood.
NYSE:XRT June 26, 2017 6:04am

Is Amazon-Whole-Foods Merger The Knockout Blow To Retail? (XRT)

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Amazon (AMZN) has been just about the worst thing to happen to the traditional retail sector in decades, if not longer.
NYSE:XRT June 17, 2017 9:11am

SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) Plunges As Amazon Buys Whole Foods

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From Tyler Durden: Why did Jeff Bezos shock markets on an otherwise quiet Friday, with Amazon announcing it would acquire Whole Foods for $14 billion? The reason is because he wants to do to the grocery sector what he has already done to bricks and mortar retailers and discount stores, who as we have shown in the past are in a tailspin with a record number of store closures expected in 2017.
NYSE:XRT June 16, 2017 9:52am

Retail Sector Dividends Are In Serious Danger (XRT)

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From Contrarian Outlook: Don’t take any dividends for granted today. Business disruption is accelerating as entire industries are being eaten alive.
NYSE:XRT June 14, 2017 9:36am

How To Profit From Massive Retail Layoffs (XRT)

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From Tony Sagami: It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job, but it’s a depression when you lose yours!
NYSE:XRT June 7, 2017 6:18am

Retail ETFs Remain Depressed Following A Subpar Earnings Season (XRT)

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From Zacks: The Q1 earnings picture for the retail sector is among the weakest this reporting cycle with results tracking below the past quarters.
NYSE:XRT May 24, 2017 12:02pm

Retail ETF In Focus As Clothing Retailer Rue21 Files For Bankruptcy

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From Tyler Durden: This time Fitch was right. One month ago the rating agency listed 8 retail names that were most likely to file for bankruptcy next, just over a month later 1 out of the 8 was down, when teen clothing retailer Rue21 filed a prepackaged bankruptcy on Monday night in bankruptcy court.
NYSE:XRT May 16, 2017 1:26pm

On Top Of Awful Earnings, Latest Retail Sales Data Misses

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From Tyler Durden: Earlier today, when looking at BofA's internal credit and debit card data, we warned to expect a miss in retail sales.
NYSE:XRT May 12, 2017 10:30am

Visualizing America’s Retail Apocalypse

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From Tyler Durden: The steady rise of online retail sales should have surprised no one. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, back in 2000, less than 1% of retail sales came from e-commerce.
NYSE:XRT May 7, 2017 7:22am

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