Investor's Business Daily
Don' t let doom-and-gloom retail news cause you might miss out on a big S&P 500 opportunity — in retail of all places.
Retailers in the S&P 500 reported opening 2,976 stores in their latest annual periods, nearly triple the 1,020 that they closed, according to an IBD analysis of data from S&P Global Markets Intelligence. Granted, this only includes big-name retailers that disclosed their store openings and closings, but it still shows bright spots in physical retail. Major store openers include discounter Dollar General, Dollar Tree and The Gap.. . . more