Few Industry Stocks Show Gains in First Half

Few Industry Stocks Show Gains in First Half

Only a handful of industry stocks have shown gains in their share prices in 2010, as the faint glimpses of economic recovery have so far only been a tease and retailers battled to retain customers. Many of the food retailing and wholesaling stocks tracked by SN have had a slightly better year than the stock market overall, however, after the industry had trailed both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indices

Only a handful of industry stocks have shown gains in their share prices in 2010, as the faint glimpses of economic recovery have so far only been a tease and retailers battled to retain customers.

Many of the food retailing and wholesaling stocks tracked by SN have had a slightly better year than the stock market overall, however, after the industry had trailed both the Dow Jones and S&P 500 indices in 2009.

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