Retail stocks don’t have much to brag about over the past couple of years. Is this trend about to change, at least for Wal-Mart (WMT)?
Below looks at a chart of WMT over the past decade. As you can see, since the highs in early 2015, WMT has created a series of lower highs.
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WMT has struggled to make upside headway inside of the falling channel highlighted above. Potential that WMT has created a “bull flag” pattern with a breakout test in play at (1).
If WMT does take out resistance, it could attract buyers to the stock and Retail ETF (XRT)
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