Although Discretionary stocks broadly underperformed during October’s market decline, prominent amongst the very top industry group performers was a rather unexpected genre of industries—brick & mortar retail. Not only did this cohort hold up during October’s tumult, but many of the underlying stocks have been posting strong returns all year.
Homefurnishing Retail and Department Stores are this week's best groups. Electric Utilities and Emerging Diversified Banks are this week's worst groups.
Homefurnishing Retail and Alternative Carriers are this week's best groups. Oil & Gas Exploration & Prod. and Drug Retail are this week's worst groups.
Homefurnishing Retail and Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals are this week's best groups. Oil & Gas Equipment & Services and Precious Metals were this week's worst groups.
Specialty Stores, Home Furnishing Retail, Personal Products, and Cable & Satellite.