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) , Target (TGT) and Costco (COST) .

Watch the full Trading Strategies replay here

More from Video

Jim Cramer Reacts to IBM Earnings

Jim Cramer Reacts to IBM Earnings

I Hire the People Who Are Smarter Than I Am, Says Alibaba's Jack Ma

I Hire the People Who Are Smarter Than I Am, Says Alibaba's Jack Ma

Jim Cramer on Tesla, IBM and China

Jim Cramer on Tesla, IBM and China

Did Your Employer Make the Best 401(k) Choice?

Did Your Employer Make the Best 401(k) Choice?

Why You Need a Mentor to Advance Your Career

Why You Need a Mentor to Advance Your Career