Consumer Stocks

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 

First-Half Sector Winners Offer a Hint of What’s to Come

Financials, healthcare and consumer discretionary stocks are sheltered from both China's economic weakness and rising bond yields, which bodes well for their second-half outlook. More 

P&G Makes Push Into Natural-Gas Trucking

Procter & Gamble says that by 2015, 20% of its North American truck shipments will be made with vehicles running on natural gas. More 

Tide Detergent Is ‘Liquid Gold’ for Thieves

According to law enforcement, easily stolen laundry detergents like Tide are becoming a popular currency among thieves nationwide. More 

Why Specialty Retail Can’t Speak for the Sector

Don't run screaming from the sector just because investors in these specialty stocks have the jitters. More 

Lafley Revamps the Org Chart to Save P&G

A.G. Lafley, newly re-crowned CEO of Procter & Gamble, unveiled his new organizational structure Wednesday. Will it be enough to turn around the company? More