The Rise in Retail Stocks Is Here to Stay but There's a Big Worry to Watch

The 13% rise in S&P 500 retail stocks this year has some staying power.
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The 13% rise in S&P 500 retail stocks this year has some staying power.

"I think it's absolutely for real - it has legs," said Invesco's chief global market strategist Kristina Hooper and panelist on TheStreet's Trading Strategies roundtable.

Hooper worries about tariffs - which were applied to washing machines earlier this year, resulting in consumer "demand destruction," she said. 

Some high performing retail stocks so far this year include Kohl's (KSS) - Get Report , Target (TGT) - Get Report and Costco (COST) - Get Report .

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