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 3:00pm

How To Profit From The Two Things Consumers Can’t Do Without [Utilities SPDR (ETF), Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF]

investJohn Whitefoot: Another month of cold weather is being blamed for the most recent weak consumer confidence numbers.
NYSE:VDC March 18, 2014 11:50am

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

Consumer ETFs In Focus On Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Earnings

walmartWal-Mart Stores, Inc.(NYSE:WMT), the largest retail player in the U.S., announced its fourth quarter fiscal 2014 results yesterday. Though the world's largest retailer provided a disappointing outlook, it managed to meet the consensus estimate for the reported quarter.
NYSE:RTH February 21, 2014 1:55pm

Consumer ETFs Slip On The Coca-Cola Company Earnings [Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF]

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
NYSE:IYK February 19, 2014 5:22pm

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

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

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.
NYSE:IYK January 28, 2014 4:48pm

Muted Retail Earnings Put These ETFs In Focus

retail-shoppingThe U.S. retail sector is one of the key components of the S&P 500 index accounting for the fifth largest market capitalization level with 9.2% share. Also, the performance of retailers is a key gauge of the consumer spending pattern.
NYSE:PMR December 3, 2013 6:58pm

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

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (WMT) Drags Down Consumer ETFs

walmartShares of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT), the world’s number one retailer, tumbled recently on news that the company is cutting orders from suppliers for the current quarter and fourth quarter.
NYSE:RTH September 26, 2013 5:52pm

3 Stress-Free Strategies For A Streamlined Retirement Portfolio

retirementJohn Whitefoot: When it comes to money, more is better. But when it comes to your retirement portfolio, less might be more. With over 8,000 mutual funds and exchange-traded funds (ETFs); roughly 3,000 stocks traded on the NASDAQ,
BATS:IYLD May 9, 2013 2:42pm

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

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
NYSE:IYK April 28, 2013 8:58pm

How To Play Housing and Retail ETFs After Recent Data (ITB, XHB, RTH, XLP, VDC)

housing-etfsEric Dutram: Just when the housing market was making a comeback, the sector disappointed the market by posting a fall in housing starts for the month January. Housing starts fell by of 8.5% to 890,000 units in January 2013, after a 15.7% surge in December to 973,000 units.
NYSE:ITB February 25, 2013 6:16pm

How To Find Big Profits In Your Pantry: Vanguard Consumer Staples ETF, H.J. Heinz Company, PepsiCo, Inc.

money and investingMike Larson: I cringe at the thought of investing in most bonds, and I hope you’ve been paring down your exposure like I recommended. Just this week, the yield on the 30-year Treasury bond shot up to 3.23 percent.
NYSE:VDC February 23, 2013 3:37pm

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