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Don’t be fooled by retail’s market resurgence — one Wall Street firm explains why the worst is yet to come for brick-and-mortar stocks





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  • Retail stocks in the S&P 500 have beaten the broader index so far in 2018, but Morgan Stanley says that outperformance is misleading.
  • The firm argues conditions for traditional retailers are in much more dire shape than they appear, and says an index tracking the sector is being carried by two non-traditional components.

2018 has been kind to retail stocks — at least for the most part.

Sure, companies like Sears are still figuring out out how to grapple with increasingly difficult industry conditions. But even then, those restructuring efforts have proven to be <a target="_blank" href="http://markets.businessinsider.com/news/stocks/sears-stock-price-spiking-after-ceo-lampert-offers-to-buy-kenmore-2018-4-1022002856" read more >>>

Source:: BusinessInsider.Com

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