Consumer Staples

Consumer Staples

Companies, industries, and products that are used for personal and household purposes. Consumer staples include food, alcohol, tobacco, medicine, clothing, and so forth. Companies that sell consumer staples have a reputation of resistance to economic downturn, but this is not always the case. In any event, they are often sold long-term investments.
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In the new role, Pinheiro will be covering the Consumer sector with an emphasis on consumer staples and health and wellness companies.
NYSE: FLO) will webcast its presentation at the 2015 Barclays Global Consumer Staples Conference on Wednesday, September 9, from 8:15 a.
discretionary sectors and market weight in consumer staples and
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The highest recorded increase was in the Consumer Staples sector with an increase of 175.
LONDON, Sha'ban 8, 1434, Jun 17, 2013, SPA -- Britain's top share index rose on Monday, as demand for safe-haven consumer staples helped to lift the FTSE 100 off of six week lows ahead of a U.
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Since the US equity market's recent peak in March, the valuation of consumer discretionary stocks relative to consumer staples stocks has fallen considerably.
The consumer discretionary sector – as represented by the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF (NYSE: XLY) – "broke down" relative to the Consumer staples sector – as represented by the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (NYSE: XLP).