Are Retail ETFs A Buy Heading Into The Holidays? (RTH)

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From Zacks: The U.S. retail sector continues to feel the bounce from hurricanes. Sales increased 0.2% sequentially in October 2017, slightly higher than market expectations of no change and after a upwardly revised 1.9% jump in September. On a year-over-year basis, retail sales rose 4.6% following 4.8% gains recorded in September.
NYSE:RTH November 17, 2017 6:26am

Wal-Mart Stock Makes Full Recovery From Recent Lows (XRT)

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From Dana Lyons: Following a brutal fall 2 years ago, the stock of Walmart has made a full recovery, back to all-time highs.
NYSE:XRT November 15, 2017 6:18am

Buy These ETFs To Profit From Amazon’s Big Quarter (RTH)

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From Zacks: After the closing bell on Thursday last week, online e-commerce behemoth Amazon (AMZNFree Report) came up with blowout Q3 results with a stupendous earnings beat of 5100% and a positive outlook for the holiday quarter.
NYSE:RTH October 30, 2017 6:15am

Is Retail Past Its “Prime”? (XRT)

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From Invesco: Most will agree that one of the biggest casualties of the internet economy has been traditional retail. Anecdotal evidence abounds, and the numbers don't lie either.
NYSE:XRT October 27, 2017 6:28am

How To Play The Retail Revolution Using ETFs (XRT)

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From Zacks: The struggles seem to be over for Wal-Mart (WMT). According to Jim Cramer, Wal-Mart has proved the "theoretically impossible" point with a host of growth initiatives and posed itself as one of the close competitors of Amazon (AMZN).
NYSE:XRT October 17, 2017 7:35am

High Dividend Retail Stocks To Buy Before The Holidays

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From Contrarian Outlook: Is retail dead? It depends. While Amazon.com (AMZN) is indeed making life miserable for many brick-and-mortar outfits, I'd like to show you five dividend stocks in the space that could be a month or two away from getting a big shot in the arm.
BATS:NOBL September 30, 2017 8:24am

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

VanEck Vectors Retail ETF (RTH) In Focus Amid Amazon-Fueled Turmoil

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Fascinating news has hit the tape today in regards to Amazon’s $13.7 billion purchase of Whole Foods (+27% today), and not only are these two stocks in motion but the entire “Supermarket” and greater “Retail” sector.
NYSE:RTH June 16, 2017 11:35am

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.
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