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Chart: Amazon.com masking real retail problems

A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.
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A trader works on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange.

Stocks have now fallen for six of the last seven days, with this week's decline handing us our largest pullback in more than a month.

Ironically, just as political season is getting into full swing and wealth inequality takes center stage as a key issue, inequality in the stock market has never been greater.

Large-cap names like Amazon.com, Nike, Netflix, Priceline and Home Depot, the "1 percenters" of stock-land, have dominated the market's gains in recent weeks. The fact that major indexes like the S&P 500 are acting well seems to be a mirage of the broader carnage taking place in the overall market.