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Procter & Gamble Primed for a Sizable Move

Procter & Gamble doesn't often appear on traders' radars, but the past five days of near-flat-lining is increasing the odds of a meaningful move, and soon. 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 

Are SPDRs Truly Your Best Sector Bet?

SPDRs are usually investors' first choice for sector ETFs, but an equal-weighted approach has provided a better "pure play" -- and higher historical returns. 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 

The Massive Repercussions of Rising Treasury Yields

The sharp rise in Treasury yields has led to massive disruptions in the stock market, blurring the lines between rate sensitivity and more sustainable, fundamental trends. 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 

The High Risk of ‘Safe Havens’

"Safe havens" such as bonds, gold and defensive stocks are lagging higher-risk investments in this selloff. What does this say about the market outlook? More