U.S. store sales surged higher in the week ending September 7 with consumer staples leading the way. Grocery stores, drug stores, and wholesale clubs all reported very strong weeks. Department stores showed slightly softer results.
The ICSC-Goldman store sales index was up 2.3% from a year ago as compared to up 1.8% Y/Y the week prior.
The Redbook store sales index was up 4.6% year over year as compared to up 4.7% Y/Y the week prior.
Carlson Capital's Black Diamond Arbitrage Partners fund added 1.3% net fees in the first quarter of 2021, according to a copy of the firm's March 2021 investor update, which ValueWalk has been able to review. Q1 2021 hedge fund letters, conferences and more At the end of the quarter, merger arbitrage investments represented 89% of Read More