Improving income and jobs growth bolster the spending outlook.
Warmer weather should improve outlook for consumer spending.
Big integrated oil companies can weather energy bust better.
The Steak ‘n’ Shake and Western Sizzlin’ owner has a strong track record.
Lower gas prices have given a financial boost to American consumers.
Stock slide is tied to worries about oil prices, China and Europe.
Investing requires the patience and fortitude to hang in with what you own when the results are not spectacular.
As we see the economy start to strengthen during the fall and winter quarters, retail stocks could be an area that may benefit.