By Don Dion : Pure retail companies have never been sweet spots for the famed investor Warren Buffett and make up a very small part of Berkshire Hathaway's (NYSE: BRK.A ) (NYSE: BRK.B ) portfolio. Buffett is no stranger to consumer brands that have retail outlets such as Benjamin Moore & Company or
share and consumers pivot toward a paradigm of efficient shopping trips from mall browsing. Related ETFs: XLP , XLY , VDC , XRT , VCR , RTH , FXG , RETL , IYK , IYC , FXD , SCC , FDIS , RHS , UCC , PMR , FSTA , UGE , RCD , SZK Post your comment!
Earlier this year, Gap said it would raise its minimum hourly rate for U.S. employees to $9 in 2014 and $10 in 2015. ETFs: XLP , XLY , VDC , XRT , VCR , RTH , FXG , RETL , IYK , FXD , FDIS , RHS , PMR , FSTA , RCD , UGE , SZK 3 comments!
Pennney ( JCP +1% ) is a tougher nut to crack for DB with its radical changes in pricing strategy making the year-over-year comparison less informative. Related ETFs: XLY , XRT , VCR , RTH , RETL , FXD , FDIS , PMR , RCD Post your comment!
By Don Dion : Gap, Inc. ( GPS ) recently announced it will be setting up factories in Myanmar, making it the first American company setting up operations in the country. The dramatic changes experienced by many countries recently offer opportunities for growth, along with challenges for reform. The
the retail sector can consider SPDR S & P Retail ETF XRT . This sector-specific exchange ..... diversified portfolio. Fundamental View SPDR S & P Retail is a cyclical ETF that is highly ..... spending. While the index that XRT tracks includes some defensive
Michael Kahn : Several indicators point to the negation of June breakdown. Sectors with strength include banks [ KBE ], retail [ XRT ], semis [ SOXX ]; small-cap Russell had its first ever close above 1,000. Homebuilders [ ITB ] are in some trouble but ITB
volume as many market participants remained on vacation in the wake of the Christmas holiday. Shares of the SPDR S & P Retail ETF (NYSE: XRT ) fell around 0.30 percent on Wednesday. Gap (NYSE: GPS ) was down roughly the same, while shares of
funds is usually dominated by the SPDR S & P Retail ETF ( XRT ). By virtue of an impressive ..... to-book ratio of 2.45 for XRT . In its favor, PMR’s constituents ..... PMR is running third to RTH and XRT on a year-to-date basis, but
other retailer ETFs. For instance, SPDR S & P Retail XRT charges 0.35%. Even so, we ..... Intellidex model. Alternatives XRT is the closest alternative to PMR ..... exposure. Moreover, because of XRT 's equal-weighting methodology