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Trading Strategy – Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF

  Consumer staples stocks got hit hard Thursday as the sector is considered most sensitive to higher costs that likely would ensue from Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from EU, Canada and Mexico.  The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP) fell 1.6 percent to 49.66, down more than 12 percent YTD.  Now …[read more]

Trading Strategy – Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer staples.  Defensive names along with higher dividend yields have fallen out of favor in 2018 as rising bonds yields makes them less attractive to investors, who can get a similar yield from bonds without the higher risk that comes with …[read more]

Trading Strategy – Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer-staples stocks.  The group was under selling pressure last week after Philip Morris International Inc. (PM) reported quarter revenue that came in below expectations and Procter & Gamble Co. (PG), which lost nearly 6 percent, after it agreed to acquire a …[read more]

Trading Strategy – Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer staples stocks. The Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP) attracted some buying support in recent days as fears of a global trade war pushed traders towards defensive names. China recently announced that it would be implementing new tariffs on …[read more]

Trading Strategy – Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF

  One of the noteworthy developments in recent days has been the move in consumer staples stocks.  After a lackluster 2017 that saw the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ETF (XLP) underperformed the S&P by a wide margin, the ETF fell 4.5 percent last week, down more than 10 percent YTD.  Now the question is …[read more]

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