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Buy This ETF Before Warren Buffett Strikes Again

warren-buffettIf we'd have to zero in on one ETF that could see the biggest boost from Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK.A) writing a check to acquire a company, investors should look no further than the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSE:XLP).
NYSE:BRK.A July 24, 2016 12:12pm

Can The U.S. Consumer Continue To Hold Up The World?

economyConsumer spending is critical to the economy, yet remains sluggish. Russ Koesterich discusses why that may be the case for some time to come.
NYSE:XLP April 13, 2016 2:14pm

Market Sectors To Buy In 2016

money and investingLawrence Meyers:  2015 is drawing to a close and it has not been a grand year for the overall market. The S&P 500 is down 2% year-to-date and the Nasdaq up a mere 4%. That performance isn’t fantastic, but most investors are probably happy if they escape the year with a gain.
NYSE:PEJ December 15, 2015 3:15pm

Are The Strongest S&P Sectors Favoring The Bulls?

bearbull21Chris Ciovacco: You may have heard the argument that the stock market looks better than many believe, based on the fact that several key sectors have not rolled over yet.
NYSE:XLP September 24, 2015 4:16pm

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., Philip Morris International Inc., Archer Daniels Midland Company: Top Consumer Staples Value Picks

buyers and sellersMarshall Hargrave:  Consumer staples stocks could be getting a little long in the tooth.
NYSE:XLP May 13, 2015 12:12pm

The Best Consumer Staples Funds To Buy Now [Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

investKent Thune:  Consumer staples funds can be an ideal addition to a portfolio during the late phase of a market cycle.
NYSE:VDC February 12, 2015 5:17pm

After Weak Procter & Gamble Co Earnings, How Are Consumer ETFs Looking?

ETFsOne of the most famous names in the consumer products world – Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) – let investors down on January 27, 2015 by missing the Zacks Consensus Estimate for both earnings and sales in second-quarter fiscal 2015 — for the second successive quarter.
NYSE:IYK January 30, 2015 4:16pm

Defensive Leadership: A Showstopper For Bull Market? [Vanguard 500 Index Fund, Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

bearbull1Chris Ciovacco:  The chart below shows the performance of consumer discretionary stocks relative to consumer staples. For most of 2013, discretionary sectors were leading defensive sectors (ratio was rising in 2013). 2014 has been
NYSE:TLT November 11, 2014 5:17pm

Fed Ends QE Stimulus Program, Welcomes New Uncertainty [Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

money and investingChad Shoop: The Quantitative Easing (QE) reign has come to an end, as widely anticipated. But there is a problem … where are we supposed to go from here?
NYSE:XLP October 31, 2014 3:15pm

Defensive Plays For A Weak Economy [Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

Economy recessionLawrence Meyers: There are plenty of safe havens in the stock market during a weak economy.
NYSE:XLP September 18, 2014 12:12pm

What Procter & Gamble’s Brand Downsizing Means for Your Portfolio [The Procter & Gamble Company(NYSE:PG)]

procterandgambleSpring cleaning came around late this year for The Procter & Gamble Company(NYSE:PG). On August 1, the company announced it would clean house by striking as many as 100 brands from the
NYSE:KXI August 11, 2014 2:14pm

The Procter & Gamble Company Earnings Lift Consumer Staples ETFs [Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

new etfsOne of the most famous names in the consumer products world – Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG) – reported a mixed-bag fourth-quarter 2014 on August 1, before the opening bell with earnings surpassing the estimate and the top line missing by a whisker.
NYSE:IYK August 4, 2014 3:15pm

ETF Impact On Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo, Inc. Earnings [Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

market outlookThe low-carb craze may be in the best interest of a lot of people, but it is the worst nightmare for the many in the beverage industry. The rising health consciousness has been a drag for cola giants for quite some time now. Still, two cola as well as food behemoths
NYSE:IYK July 28, 2014 11:11am

Consumer Staples ETFs To Watch On Philip Morris International Inc. Stock Slide

new etfsCigarette giant Philip Morris (NYSE:PM) is seeing tumbling volumes as anti-tobacco campaigns have led to a sizable decline in demand.
NYSE:VDC July 8, 2014 3:15pm

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