Retail Investments

Here’s Why Best Buy is Ready for Dip Buyers

Here’s Why Best Buy is Ready for Dip Buyers

Best Buy (BBY) shares have been clobbered, all thanks to disappointing gross margins in the company’s latest earnings report. However, after dropping from $140 to about $102.50, the pullback has become overkill. At current prices, not only has the BBY stock found strong support dating back to early 2021, but it’s also become aggressively oversold […]

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Good Management Matters – Here’s How to Find It

Dear Reader, Recent earnings coming out of the retail sector show how important management decisions have become in this era of supply chain challenges and high inflation. Stocks have stopped moving in tandem with their peers. Those who can pick the best companies, with the best management teams, as their investments will significantly outperform the […]

Trade of the Week: Macy’s (M)

Trade of the Week: Macy’s (M)

There was quite a bit of unusual options activity last week in Macy’s. The physical department store chain hasn’t been on the radar for most investors in years. In fact, department stores in general were seemingly going the way of the dodo, especially when the pandemic hit. However, M shares got a boost in recent […]

TGT, WMT, DKS To Close on Thanksgiving Day This Year

TGT, WMT, DKS To Close on Thanksgiving Day This Year

Recently, I told you how I thought many people would forego in-person holiday shopping this year, instead making their purchases online. Last week, several large retailers including Target (TGT), Walmart (WMT), and Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS) announced they would not open on Thanksgiving Day this year, for the first time in many years. The announcement […]

Three Dividend Payers Hitting New Highs During the Pandemic

Three Dividend Payers Hitting New Highs During the Pandemic

The shutdowns ordered by city and state officials had the perverse effect of labeling brick-and-mortar businesses as either essential or non-essential. An essential business designation allowed those businesses to remain open. Non-essential companies were forced to close their doors; those companies whose employees could not do their jobs from home soon found they were furloughing […]