Five-day blues for blue chips

Reuters Business
August 20, 2013 AT 6:20 PM
Summary: Retail earnings lift stocks but the Dow falters for the fifth day in a row; Home Depot shines along with housing rebound; J.C. Penney loses money but sees "encouraging" back-to-school season; Best Buy turns a profit but tough times ahead; Tesla scores safety win. Conway G. Gittens reports.