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  • Measuring Economic Strength Through Retailers

    By Arthur Pinkasovitch - January 6, 2012 | Tickers: NDN, DG, FDO, FDX, M

    The performance of discount retailers if often viewed as a counter cyclical indicator of the overall economy. As the common mantra goes, when the public is faced with heavy levels of unemployment and financial hardships, more people resort to purchasing lower priced goods. While this theory is certainly is not complete, it was heavily pushed following the market collapse of 2008, which coincided with the strong performance of dollar stores more »