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Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Neutral rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 10 ETFs and 9 mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of April 3, 2014.

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Are Investors Wishing Upon Their Stars?

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Morningstar’s ratings are useful, but without analysis of holdings investors have not done their due diligence.

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How To Find the Best Sector ETFs

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Finding the best ETFs is an increasingly difficult task in a world with so many to choose from.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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Check out my sector overview on Reuters Insider here.
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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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Read more >>This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a

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Sector Rankings For ETFs & Mutual Funds

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Check out my rankings video on Reuters Insider here.
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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on an aggregation of ratings of eight ETFs and eight mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of October 3, 2013. Prior reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector are here.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of 9 ETFs and 9 mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of July 8, 2013.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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Sector Rankings For ETFs & Mutual Funds

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At the outset of the 3Q2013, only the Consumer Staples sector earns an Attractive rating. My sector ratings are based on the aggregation of my fund ratings for every ETF and mutual fund in each sector.

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Wal-Mart: Still Offering Great Value

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Wal-Mart’s stock has done well since we first opened a position in June 2011, but it is still significantly undervalued.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of nine ETFs and nine mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of April 16, 2013.

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Sector Rankings For ETFs & Mutual Funds

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At the outset of the second quarter of 2013, only a single sector earns an Attractive rating. My sector ratings are based on the aggregation of my fund ratings for every ETF and mutual fund in each sector.

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Samples of my reports on stocks, ETFs and mutual funds

Samples of my reports on stocks, ETFs and mutual funds

Free samples of my reports on stocks, ETFs and mutual funds so you can see what we provide

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ETF Pair Trade to Maximize Gains in the Consumer Staples Sector

ETF Pair Trade to Maximize Gains in the Consumer Staples Sector

The consumer staples sector may be a less volatile sector than most, but that does not mean it is immune to market volatility. Buying XLP and shorting PSCC (or PBJ) puts investors in a position to profit no matter which way the sector goes.

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Danger Zone 3/26/13: PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio (PSCC)

Danger Zone 3/26/13: PowerShares S&P SmallCap Consumer Staples Portfolio (PSCC)

Despite the Consumer Staples Sector being ranked #1 in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and Mutual Funds report, PSCC is one of the worst sector ETFs I cover.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my Sector Rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on aggregation of ratings of nine ETFs and eight mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of January 23rd, 2013.

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Rating Breakdown: Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds by Sector

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This report focuses on my top picks and pans for all sector funds. I will follow this summary with a detailed report on each sector.

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Low-Cost Funds Dupe Investors – 4Q2012

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Fund holdings affect fund performance more than fees or past performance. A cheap fund is not necessarily a good fund.
Our research on fund holdings enables investors to find funds with high quality holdings – AND – low fees.

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Best & Worst ETFs & Mutual Funds: Consumer Staples Sector

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The Consumer Staples sector ranks first out of the ten sectors as detailed in my sector rankings for ETFs and mutual funds. It gets my Attractive rating, which is based on an aggregation of the ratings of 9 ETFs and 9 mutual funds in the Consumer Staples sector as of October 9, 2012. Reports on the best & worst ETFs and mutual funds in every sector and style are here.

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