Nordstrom's efforts to go private have reportedly collapsed after it could not agree on a price.
Nordstrom disappointed short-term speculators this week, rejecting the latest buyout offer, but the stock could still confirm a new uptrend.
Despite growth in e-commerce, traditional retailers are still kicking, creating bargain opportunities for value-investors.
While debt repayment and capital spending will also get a boost, the biggest winner is M&A.
Facebook and Apple were popular 4Q purchases for billionaires Warren Buffett and Barry Rosenstein, 13 F filings show.
The latest 13F filings show that top hedge funds invested in consumer discretionary stocks in the fourth quarter of 2017.
With the holiday season just around the corner, a number of traditional retailers could get a boost.
No prior president has had the markets all atwitter the way Donald Trump has since his election.
Banks are reportedly hesitant to fund Nordstrom’s buyout plans because many of its retail peers are struggling.
The retailer may be a target Amazon and Walmart fight over if FourSquare's predictions prove true.