Following the market bottom, the rebound across retail industries has been robust, but a divide has emerged. Consumers’ needs and behaviors have dramatically shifted as former lifestyles were uprooted. This swift change in economics has resulted in clearly-defined sets of winners and losers among retail industries.
Internet Retail and Department Stores are this week's best groups. Electric Utilities and Water Utilities are this week's worst groups.
Internet Retail and Reinsurance are this week's best groups. Semiconductors and Airlines are this week's worst groups.
Internet Retail and Department Stores are this week's best groups. Real State Investment Trusts and Gas Utilities are this week's worst groups.
Internet Retail & Precious Metals were this week’s best groups and Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing was this week's worst group.
This Internet Insanity Index quantifies the mania which has swept up the Internet stocks over the past two years. It is constructed of first and second tier Internet components—technology companies that have been integral to the evolution of the Internet and retail companies which have gone through the roof by the mere mention of selling their wares over the Internet.