RETAIL STOCKS HURT AS MARKET SLIDES 8%, BUT SOME REBOUND

NEW YORK -- Supermarket shares as a whole fared about as poorly as the overall stock market in last week's dramatic downturn. d and Giant Food, Landover, Md., were hurt more than the average.However, stocks that had been recommended by securities analysts, including Kroger and Safeway, "sprung back" from the turbulence and are approaching their 52-week highs, Vineberg said.The Dow Jones industrial

NEW YORK -- Supermarket shares as a whole fared about as poorly as the overall stock market in last week's dramatic downturn.

d and Giant Food, Landover, Md., were hurt more than the average.

However, stocks that had been recommended by securities analysts, including Kroger and Safeway, "sprung back" from the turbulence and are approaching their 52-week highs, Vineberg said.

The Dow Jones industrial average has fallen 8% since its March 11 peak of 7,085.16. Many anal

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