Here's Bank of America's guide to trading retail stocks in a second-wave scenario

An employee prepares a paint order for a customer inside a Lowe's store in Burbank, California.
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An uptick in coronavirus cases across the country is worrying investors about the possibly of a second wave of the fast-spreading coronavirus. 

Bank of America said some retailers are better positioned than others to face a second shutdown in what has been one of the most beaten-down industries from the pandemic.

The firm looked at retailers in the highest-risk states and those in states with the most significant increases in cases in the past month to determine which could survive another round of closures.