Which ETF Has The Largest Kraft Heinz Weighting?

From Todd Shriber: Shares of packaged foods giant Kraft Heinz Co. KHC 27.26% were down more than 25 percent Friday morning after the company said it's taking a $15.4-billion non-cash writedown on assets, including some of its venerable brands.
NYSE:FXG February 22, 2019 2:10pm

Industrials And Consumer Staples ETFs Attracting Mega Inflows

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Analyst Paul Weisbruch in his daily money flows update points out some unusually high amounts of money going into two major industrials and consumer staples ETFs.
NYSE:FXG November 30, 2016 11:34am

3 Consumer Staple ETFs Hitting 52-Week Highs [Rydex S&P Equal Weight Consumer Stap ETF]

stock price surgeA faltering global economy, rising rate concerns in the U.S. and a shaky stock market have resulted in investors fretting about their returns since the start of 2015. Yields on bonds saw an upturn in February on better-than-expected job data, or more specifically,
NYSE:FXG March 2, 2015 6:14pm

Herbalife Ltd. Is Still Alive And Kicking [Herbalife Ltd.(NYSE:HLF)]

bill ackmanHerbalife Ltd.(NYSE:HLF) bills itself as a company that sells home diet supplement pills and other alternative products. It has a $6.4 billion market cap, and its stock has risen more than 300% in the last five years. It is also the favorite whipping boy of William “Bill" Ackman, an
NYSE:FXG August 4, 2014 12:11pm

The New First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF In Focus [iShares Trust]

in focus spotlightFirst Trust has been famous for its ‘smart indexing’ and unique approach under which the issuer looks to pick better stocks in countries or sectors. The company has just announced a relatively fresh-themed product targeting sectors with high price appreciation
NYSE:FDN March 19, 2014 4:01pm

Quick Investor Guide To Consumer Staples ETFs [Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF, Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

wall-street-etfThe economic backdrop for the consumer staples sector remained more or less weak in 2013 due to a difficult consumer spending environment. Middle-class consumers struggled to cope with rising gas prices, delayed income tax refunds and higher payroll taxes.
NYSE:FXG March 17, 2014 4:27pm

How To Play Lagging Consumer Staples Stocks [The Coca-Cola Company, The Procter & Gamble Company, Philip Morris International Inc.]

investDavid Fabian: Consumer staples stocks have always been known as stalwart anchors for the majority of dividend equity portfolios.  These companies provide essential products and services to consumers that are often thought to be insulated from the threat of a slowing economy. 
NYSE:FXG February 18, 2014 3:53pm

Morningstar’s Ratings Are Not The Final Word [Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF, Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF)]

investDavid Trainer: Morningstar’s ETF and mutual fund ratings have been the go-to standard in the fund industry for decades now, and the company does an impressive job of providing research on a massive number of funds to millions of people.
NYSE:FXG January 29, 2014 1:59pm

A Quick Guide To Consumer Staples ETFs

etfs etfsThe consumer staples sector has been generally weak over the past few quarters due to a difficult consumer spending environment that emanated from slow job growth and tightened credit availability. In addition, difficult operating conditions
NYSE:FXG November 25, 2013 5:05pm

How To Add Alpha Using Tactical ETFs

etfsDavid Fabian: Constructing a well balanced portfolio takes time, tools, and discipline in order to implement a plan that will meet your goals.  My preferred investment vehicle to construct a diversified portfolio is through exchange-traded funds. 
NYSE:FXE November 11, 2013 3:51pm

ETFs That Do Well Even If Consumer Confidence Is Falling?

retail-shopping: As consumers, we don’t always do what we say we do. Consumer confidence is, by all accounts, down, but spending in some areas is up. According to the Michigan Index, U.S. consumer confidence slipped in August from
NYSE:FXG September 18, 2013 3:09pm

Checking In On Our ETF Trades

Stocks gapped higher on the open but immediately sold off, sending the major averages about 0.5% lower during the first ninety minutes of trading. However, unlike the past several sessions, buyers finally stepped in during the lunchtime doldrums and once again in the final hour of trading
NYSE:FXE October 16, 2012 10:05am

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

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.
NYSE:FXG September 26, 2012 4:05pm

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

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.
NYSE:ECON May 30, 2012 2:58pm

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