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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The top ten performers of the benchmark S&P 500 so far this year include some of the worst performers of last year.
Walmart's second-quarter earnings offered up some inspiration.
The Fed and retail drive markets on Wednesday.
Tome talks also about first-time home buyers and competition from Amazon and others.
Target and Urban Outfitters sweetened investor appetite for retail names.