Bargain-hunting occurred on the stock market as it did in the shopping malls on Friday, traditionally the busiest day of the year for retailers.
Investors in RV company stocks also benefitted as almost all RV company shares gained value on Friday.
The Nasdaq composite surged 149 points, or 5.4%, Friday as investors gobbled-up tech issues.
The Dow Jones Industrial Average also climbed 71 points, or 0.7%.
Retail chain Holiday RV Superstores, which does business as Recreation USA, was the RV industry firm that gained the most Friday. Its stock climbed 7/16, or 11%, to close at 4 3/8.
Here is a roundup of the other RV company stock activity Friday:
Fleetwood gained 7/16 to close at 13 3/16
Winnebago gained 1/8 to close at 11 1/2
Thor gained 1/8 to close at 21 7/16
Coachmen was unchanged at 8 1/4
Monaco gained 3/16 to close at 14 7/8
National RV gained 1/4 to close at 8 1/2
Skyline gained 1/16 to close at 21
SMC gained 1/16 to close at 2
Rexhall gained 1/16 to close at 5
Kit was unchanged at 4 3/4
Coast Distribution was unchanged at 15/16
Featherlite declined 1/8 to close at 1 3/4
Spartan Motors was unchanged at 2 9/16
Starcraft was unchanged at 2 1/2