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It’s Monday Again: Holiday sales up 2% on Thanksgiving, your Grocery order delivered by air, Mortgages under 5%

The ISM data if you will has good news for the markets but markets opened after thanksgiving at 16060 levels not knowing where to turn despite initial reports pushing up … Continue reading

December 2, 2013

US Morning Report: Walmart, Housing starts shine A-ok but expectations, what could the S&P 500 do!

Markets were not happy with the all important and pretty positive 2.2% same store sales increase in Q2 from Walmart with Sam’s Club even going to an expected and delivered … Continue reading

August 16, 2012

India ventures into Global Retail for Economic rebalancing | Advantage FDI

When the Indian Cabinet approved 51% investment in multi brand retail by Foreign Investors/Global corporations it extended its welcome to Foreign Direct Investors in yet another arena which has been … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

The ups & downs of retail and Private equity |

In 2006 and 2007 they used loads of debt to purchase huge, cyclical companies at absurd valuations. But some retail companies are still turning in a profit

June 12, 2009 · 2 Comments