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Finish Line’s stock has been defined by a steep downtrend for a few months now and it does not appear that there is any reason for this trend to reverse. This is quite different from the chart of Foot Locker, which I believe is finding support at around $31.50. Foot Locker did recently break bellow a long term uptrend, but it appears to be more of a short term pull back than a longer term decline. Finish Line problems appear to be execution problems within the company. Furthermore a shift from running to basketball would benefit Foot Locker more even if Finish Line makes a strong push in basketball. Foot Locker will also benefit from aOlernKienOP
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