- 1 year ago
Welcome to Episode #60 of the Zacks Market Edge Podcast.
Every week, host and Zacks stock strategist, Tracey Ryniec, will be joined by guests to discuss the hottest investing topics in stocks, bonds and ETFs and how it impacts your life.
In this episode, Tracey is joined by Maddy Johnson, Zacks Editor and co-host of the Friday Finish Line Podcast, to discuss the best, and the worst, in the retail sector right now.
The retail space covers a lot of areas from apparel, to shoes, to food, to toys and even to cars. Some areas are struggling, even though the consumer is spending. Tracey and Maddy drill down into what they are seeing out at the malls, how Black Friday and Cyber Weekend are impacting the retailers, and how you can cash in.
But there are two sides to every story. And there’s a lot not to like about the retailers right now, even with a 4.6% unemployment rate. The apparel retailers, in particular, are still having a tough time. Maddy and Tracey cover their sad tales and discu