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Are consumer staples stocks like GIS a smart place to invest right now?

Economic reports this morning, in particular global factory orders and January housing sales and inventory both seem to be reigniting concerns about global and domestic economic activity. The market is also paying attention on the trade front, as negotiations between the U.S. and China by all accounts progress at a slow, but steady pace. The […]

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CAG is 30% lower since December 1 – is that a good thing?

Yesterday I was interested when I saw a headline indicating that since the beginning of the year, only 3 of the 11 total sectors identified by Standard & Poor’s remain at correction levels. That’s a pretty impressive recovery in the last five weeks or so, when every sector in the market was testing bear market […]

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Where is the bargain price for SYY?

As the market dropped from historical highs, nearly to bear market territory in the last quarter of the year, the Consumer Staples sector was one of the hardest hit. That seemed a little ironic, since much of the broad decline was driven by uncertainty and fear about the health of the global economy, and the […]

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YUM has bucked the entire market – is it a good investment right now?

When the stock market struggles, the tendency for most investors is to start looking for “safe haven” investments. That often means getting out of stocks and moving your money into less volatile options like bonds or very short-term, interest-bearing instruments like Treasury bills, money markets or Certificates of Deposit. Some investors will be a bit […]

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Value Investing

Food stocks can be a good defensive play – but FDP is a sucker’s bet

Until the beginning of this week, the market seemed to be getting more and more bearish every day. After watching the major market indices all decline by more than 10% in October, they staged a short-lived rally at the beginning of November, only to turn back again with a resounding series of consecutive down days […]

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Consumer Staples
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A stock that you shouldn’t ignore

With market uncertainty increasing, it’s natural to wonder what kind of stocks make the most sense to pay attention to. How do you keep your eyes out for decent opportunities to make your money working for you when the market looks like it could be at a tipping point and broad market is increasing? I […]

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Which stock is a better value right now – TGT or WMT?

It’s an annual thing – the day after Thanksgiving marks the official start of the holiday shopping season. Anxious to get a jump on the best deals of the season, shoppers line up outside stores all over the country. It also marks a point in the year when the stock market starts to pay even […]

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Consumer Staples

Market Giving You Anxiety? Consider These 3 Solid Stocks

We’ve been seeing more down days than up in the stock market recently, and it’s giving many investors understandable anxiety. But in times of stress, the consumer staples sector is a good one to look to. Companies in this sector offer products that consumers need regardless of the economic conditions, making them great options for […]

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In A Shaky Market, These 3 Consumer Stocks Should Be On Your Radar

The stock market has been looking dicey for the past month, and lots of big names are sounding the alarm bells that this bull market is on its last legs. While it may be more fun to look at growth stocks even at frothy valuations, the stocks that have been doing alright over the past […]

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Getting defensive: how GIS might be a calm center amidst the market’s current storm

There’s nothing quite like a volatile stock market to start rattling nerves and make people wonder how long it’s going to last, or if the market will ever be the same again. After coming within a whisper of official bear market territory on Monday, stocks rebounded strongly, as all three major market indices rallied more […]

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