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Consumer ETFs Slip On The Coca-Cola Company Earnings

February 19th, 2014

ETFsThings are hardly falling into place for The Coca-Cola Company (KO). Yesterday, Coca Cola reported a downbeat fourth-quarter 2013 with earnings matching the estimate and the top line missing by a moderate margin. In addition, the performance Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

The Procter & Gamble Company Earnings Put Consumer ETFs In Focus

January 28th, 2014

ETF SpotlightLast week, Procter & Gamble (PG) reported a mixed bag second quarter 2014 with earnings surpassing the estimate by a penny and the top line missing by a whisker. In addition, the retention of full fiscal 2014 outlook also failed to arouse optimism among investors. Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

The Procter & Gamble Company (PG) Earnings Drag Down Consumer ETFs

April 28th, 2013

inflationEarnings season has been pretty mixed overall, with most companies reporting estimates that were in line with expectations. In fact, in the earnings season to date, total profits are up 2.9%while revenues Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:VDC, NYSE:XLP

Why Consumer Staples ETFs Make Sense? (XLP, PG, HSY, KO, RAI, KFT, SBUX, VDC, IYK, FXG, PBJ)

September 26th, 2012

Sam Subramanian: As economic uncertainty heightens, investors prefer stocks of companies that enjoy stable demand for their products like food, beverages, toothpaste or soap. It is not surprising that the consumer staples companies are performing well. Read more…

NYSE:FXG, NYSE:IYK, NYSE:PBJ, NYSE:XLP

The Comprehensive Guide To Consumer Staples ETFs (PBJ, PSL, ECON, IYK, FXG, KXI, VDC, XLP)

May 30th, 2012

Eric Dutram: With the entire U.S. equity market in the doldrums, it has been a rough time to be a stock investor. However, a few of the defensive sectors have been able to hold up better than most, including the traditional safe havens such as consumer staples, health care, and utilities. Read more…

NYSE:ECON, NYSE:FXG, NYSE:IYK, NYSE:PBJ, NYSE:PSL

Thursday’s ETF To Watch: Dow Jones U.S. Consumer Goods Index Fund (IYK, MCD, PM, MO, SPY)

February 9th, 2012

Jared Cummans: As earnings season draws to a close, investors will soon be forced to face international affairs head on. For the time being, earnings reports from companies like McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) and other blue chip firms have done well to keep our minds off of the looming debt crisis that has Read more…

NYSE:IYK

Real Estate ETFs: Should You Dump Your REITs Now? (IYR, REK)

June 17th, 2011

Mike Larson:  Right here in Money and Markets — in May 2007 — I issued one of my most important and prescient warnings ever. I proclaimed the multi-year run in the real estate investment trusts, or REITs, over. And I told you … in no uncertain terms … to dump every last Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:REK

Behind The Numbers: Retail Sales

June 15th, 2011

Russ Koesterich:  On Tuesday, the Commerce Department said retail sales in May fell less than expected. If you look behind the numbers, however, the new retail data clearly shows a deceleration in consumption. Read more…

NYSE:IYK

Three ETFs To Watch This Week: (IYK, IAK, FXB)

February 7th, 2011

Wall Street managed to march higher early last week, however, domestic equities settled into range-bound trading for the remainder of the period given a lack of upbeat economic news and Read more…

NYSE:FXB, NYSE:IAK, NYSE:IYK

Thursday’s ETF To Watch: Consumer Goods Index Fund (IYK)

November 18th, 2010

As a variety of bailout related programs are paid back, some are beginning to believe that the American economy is finally in recovery mode thanks to tame inflation levels and optimism from Read more…

NYSE:IYK

Warning: Commodity Surge Could Sink Consumer Staples ETFs (JO, SGG, PBJ, IYK)

November 7th, 2010

As the value of the U.S. dollar continues to slide, many investors have embraced commodities as an opportunity for generating solid returns in an uncertain environment. ETNs and ETFs tracking Read more…

NYSE:IYK, NYSE:JO, NYSE:PBJ, NYSE:SGG

Thursday, September 30th ETF Movers: (IYK, VXX, DBE, GDXJ, PAGG, ENZL)

September 30th, 2010

In midday trading Thursday, the iShares Dow Jones US Consumer Goods (NYSE:IYK) is outperforming other ETFs, up about 3.35% on the day. Also up on the day are the Read more…

NASDAQ:PAGG, NYSE:DBE, NYSE:ENZL, NYSE:GDXJ, NYSE:IYK, NYSE:VXX

Oil Services, Retail, Consumer Staples Sector Wrap Up February 25th 2010

February 25th, 2010

wrapupMarket news is reporting that as of this afternoon: The oil services sector has not responded favorably to the news that Read more…

NYSE:IEZ, NYSE:IYK, NYSE:RTH

Buy These ETFs That Rely On Consumer’s Predictable Buying Habits

February 12th, 2010

consumer-products“Thanks to our implicit desire to meet basic needs and feed addictions, consumers will continue to flock to stores to fill up on staples like toilet paper, cigarettes and other Read more…

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