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Consumer Stocks

CL vs. PG Stock – Which Is the Better Buy?

Consumer products giants P&G and Colgate face a flurry of headwinds, making 2014 look challenging for holders of PG stock and CL stock alike. More 

For the Rally to Continue, These 3 Sectors Need to Rebound — and Soon

The broader market remains near record territory, but the XLF, XLU and XLP are making lower highs. Here's what that means for the rally's sustainability. More 

Unusual Way Gillette’s Low-Cost Razor Came to Be

In 2008, Procter & Gamble executives traveled extensively in India to develop a new Gillette razor for emerging markets. More 

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