A Surprise Letdown from a Major Retailer

A Surprise Letdown from a Major Retailer

Target (TGT) took a plunge after a surprise letdown. Holiday season same-store sales only gained 1.4% in 2019, a sizable slowdown from a 5.7% growth rate year over year.  That’s a sizable letdown from the company’s own expectations for a gain of 3% to...
Here’s What’s in the Phase One Deal with China

Here’s What’s in the Phase One Deal with China

It appears phase one is a done deal. Vice Premier Liu He will soon visit Washington D.C. to sign after the two sides said on Dec. 13, 2019 they had reached an agreement where China will substantially increase its purchases of U.S. agricultural products, pledge not to...