Soft-Goods Sellers Have a Hard Landing

L Brands (LTD) doesn't miss much. It missed today. Sent the stock down a couple of bucks. Gap Stores (GPS) had been doing well. But if you look at tonight's numbers, you are going to see a surprisingly negative report, even as the company did indicate when it reported last that traffic was week. No one knew it would be that weak, though.

Days like today are about all about the futures, not the future. Nothing keeps a stock up when its numbers aren't any good, as we saw with L Brands or with Citrix (CTXS). Or with Ruby Tuesday (RT), for that matter....308 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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