As a group, most are struggling. But one in particular has good prospects and plenty of upside from its current price.
Stores that cater to the cash-strapped middle and working classes are struggling, while higher-end shops are thriving.
As American consumers are seemingly driving the recovery forward, lower-income households are getting left behind.
These big gainers also offer some juicy payouts.
Wal-Mart's growth is slowing while things are booming at the much smaller retailer. Wall Street is taking notice.
Reports from Macy's and Wal-Mart have been weak, but the financial sector has held up well.
When Home Depot and Lowe's report, we'll have a better idea of how the sector is doing.
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