- Retail stocks are retaking some ground after being one of the hardest hit sectors on consumer fears of an extended government shutdown and default.
- Department store chains aimed at budget-conscious shoppers are leading the pack.
- Advancers: TJX Companies (TJX) +3.4%, Stage Stores (SSI) +2.8%, Ross Stores (ROST) +1.7%, Bon-Ton Stores (BONT) +4.6%, Five Below (FIVE) +2.0%.
Retail watch: Solid rally in off-price store stocks
Oct 16 2013, 14:31 ET