Family Dollar (FDO +2.2%) trades higher as Johnson Rice upgrades shares to Overweight from...

|About: Family Dollar Stores Inc. (FDO)|By:, SA News Editor

Family Dollar (FDO +2.2%) trades higher as Johnson Rice upgrades shares to Overweight from Underweight. The discounter trade is back on in light of a fresh wave of discouraging economic data, with Dollar General (DG +0.7%), Big Lots (BIG +0.9%), Fred's (FRED +0.9%), and TJX (TJX +0.4%) all poking out gains.