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BC-Money & Markets Digest

March 12, 2019

Money & Markets modules for Wednesday, March 13

TODAY

The Labor Department serves up its monthly producer price index. The Commerce Department issues its January tally of construction spending. Tailored Brands reports quarterly results.

SPOTLIGHT

Costco is attracting buyers in bulk. The retailer reported earnings last week that blew past Wall Street’s expectations, the latest milestone for the retailer.

CENTERPIECE

Retail plunges

U.S. retail sales have stumbled since the fall, an unexpected development given healthy job growth and a recent pickup in wages.

STORY STOCKS

Stitch Fix (SFIX)

ADT (ADT)

Dick’s Sporting Goods (DKS)

Alphabet (GOOGL)

Casey’s General Stores (CASY)

Colfax (CFX)

XPO Logistics (XPO)

Momo (MOMO)

FUND FOCUS

DFA US Large Company (DFUSX)

This “Gold”-rated fund boasts low fees, broad diversification and a patient trading approach, Morningstar says, giving it “a leg up” over peers in the long term.

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