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    1. Warren Buffett's Retail Conundrum Proves Profitable In 2014

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      Thu, 24 Jul 2014

      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

    2. Meet the new U.S. consumer: Online and efficient

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      Thu, 10 Jul 2014

      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!

    3. Ikea lifts minimum wage, adding pressure to McDonald's, Wal-Mart

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      Thu, 26 Jun 2014

      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!

    4. Retail watch: Promotional fever cools off a bit

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      Tue, 24 Jun 2014

      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!

    5. Investors Cheer Gap's Moves Into Myanmar

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      Thu, 12 Jun 2014

      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

    6. XRT SPDR S&P Retail ETF ETF Analysis, Report, Research, 5 Star Rating – Morningstar

      ETF Reports

      Tue, 22 Apr 2014

      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

    7. From Barron’s, July 15, 2013 (Part 2)

      Commentary

      Sat, 13 Jul 2013

      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

    8. Holiday Shopping Season 2012 Proves to be a Dud

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      Fri, 28 Dec 2012

      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

    9. Under The Hood: Another Retail ETF

      Headlines

      Wed, 28 Nov 2012

      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

    10. PMR PowerShares Dynamic Retail ETF Analysis, Report, Research, 5 Star Rating – Morningstar

      ETF Reports

      Tue, 21 Aug 2012

      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

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