The Wolf Street Report: January 13, 2019

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Includes: DDM, DIA, DOG, DXD, EEH, EMTY, EPS, EQL, FDIS, FEX, FTXD, FWDD, FXD, HUSV, IVV, IWL, IWM, JHMC, JHML, JKD, M, OTPIX, PMR, PSQ, QID, QLD, QQEW, QQQ, QQQE, QQXT, RCD, RETL, RSP, RTH, RWM, RYARX, RYRSX, SCAP, SCHX, SDOW, SDS, SFLA, SH, SMLL, SPDN, SPLX, SPUU, SPXE, SPXL, SPXN, SPXS, SPXT, SPXU, SPXV, SPY, SQQQ, SRTY, SSO, SYE, TNA, TQQQ, TWM, TZA, UDOW, UDPIX, UPRO, URTY, UWM, VCR, VFINX, VOO, VTWO, VV, XLY, XRT
by: Wolf Richter
Summary

What’s the deal with retailers — and retail sales?

Macy’s is not alone.

Other department stores and brick-and-mortar retailers are into this too, at least the ones that haven’t filed for bankruptcy yet.

What's the deal with retailers - and retail sales?

This is on purpose. Macy's (NYSE:M) is not alone. Other department stores and brick-and-mortar retailers are into this too, at least the ones that haven't filed for bankruptcy yet. So we'll take a look (11 minutes):

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