Consumer Stocks

Consumer Staples: Is More Pain on the Way?

Consumer staples stocks have lagged the broader market since the beginning of May. What will it take to get the staples sector moving higher again? More 

Nike Earnings: Expect Fireworks From NKE

Nike earnings are coming after the bell Thursday -- here's what investors should look for in NKE's first quarter. More 

With No Taper, Play Defense With Consumer Staples (VDC)

Looks like the Fed has handed the market-moving reins over to politicians in D.C. for now...which means uncertainty will abound. More 

3 Sector Funds to Pile Into Now

These sector funds -- in both ETF and mutual fund flavors -- are poised to outperform as we enter the home stretch of 2013. More 

Parents to Pay More for Their Pampers, Luvs Diapers

Procter & Gamble is raising the price of its diaper brands by reducing the number of diapers in each package, while leaving the package price unchanged. More 

Wages: Another Anchor Weighing on Consumer Spending

Rosy consumer spending outlooks for the rest of the year seem to be at odds with perpetual downward pressure on American wages. More 

P&G Plans Bargain Version of Tide

Procter & Gamble is reportedly considering the launch of a discount version of its popular Tide laundry detergent. More 

3 Battered ETFs. 1 Fund Worth Saving.

Three big-name defensive sectors have been lagging the market in a big way for months, but one is worth picking up off the ground right now. More 

10 Must-See Charts in the Retail Sector

The retail sector is looking shaky -- with the charts of some key stocks in dangerous territory -- but three retailers have the potential for a breakout. More 

Salmonella Scare: Iams, Eukanuba Pet Food Recalled

Some bags of Eukanuba and Iams dry dog and cat foods have been voluntarily recalled by Procter & Gamble over possible salmonella contamination. More