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Jefferies Upgrades Spectrum Brands Holdings to ‘Buy’

2016-01-12 marketrealist
Spectrum Brands Holdings (SPB) has a market cap of $6.0 billion. After Jefferies upgraded the stock from “hold” to “buy,” SPB rose 2.9% to close at $100.58 per share as of January 8, 2016. The price movements on weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) bases are -1.2%, 5.7%, and -1.2%, respectively.
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Moody’s Rating Boosted the Stock Price of Pinnacle Foods

2016-01-07 marketrealist
Pinnacle Foods (PF) has a market cap of $5.0 billion. PF rose by 0.90% to close at $42.76 per share on January 6, 2016. The price movement on a weekly, monthly, and year-to-date (or YTD) basis is -0.79%, -0.62%, and 0.71%, respectively.
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2 New Sector Rotation ETFs Of ETFs: An Overview

2016-01-06 seekingalpha
Advantages of sector rotation.The First Trust Dorsey Wright Focus 5 ETF can lean heavily on health.The PowerShares DWA Tactical Sector Rotation Portfolio can go
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New Year Brings New Hope After Bulls Lose Traction To Close 2015

2016-01-05 seekingalpha
Overall, stocks disappointed in 2015, even in the face of modest expectations, especially the small caps as market leadership was mostly limited to a handful of
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Inverse Equity ETFs to Tackle the Slump

2016-01-04 zacks
Ride out the broader market slump with these inverse equities ETFs if the market goes down in 2016.
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Buy rating on SKS MicroFinance; SFB miss not the end of the road

2016-01-03 financialexpress
MFI likely to register robust growth and profits over the next three years
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Eyes on Black Friday spending

2016-01-02 seekingalpha
The shaky condition of U.S. retail will be put to the test this weekend, when stores across the country roll out their Black Friday specials.About 135.8M Americans are expected to shop in stores or on
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Moody's see retail sales improving in 2016

2016-01-02 seekingalpha
Moody's forecasts retail sales will improve 4% to 5% during the first half of 2016.Sub-sectors expected to see strong earnings growth include home improvement (HD, LOW), auto parts (AN, ORLY, AAP, PBY
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Companies drifting into the sweet spot of retail

2016-01-02 seekingalpha
Economists think that the combination of a stronger U.S. jobs environment and sub-$2 gas prices could improve some consumer spending habits, although not as much for traditional big box retailers, ap
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Late rush may have turned holiday season around

2016-01-02 seekingalpha
MasterCard reports holiday sales rose 7.9% during the holiday season, led by strong growth for big ticket items. The growth rate is much stronger than the 3.7% gain in holiday sales forecast by the N
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Higher interest rates seen as headwind for consumer staples

2015-12-28 seekingalpha
Societe Generale is out with a note in which it dissects the impact of higher interest rates on stocks. The investment firm notes the Consumer Staples ETF (NYSEARCA:XLP) boasts a dividend yield of 2.
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Black Friday figures unlikely to cheer investors?

2015-11-29 seekingalpha
Earlier deals, online sales, a retail slump...many headlines over the weekend reported that America's annual Black Friday shopping extravaganza was short on fireworks this year as retailer discounts f
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'Tis The Season

2015-11-25 seekingalpha
For the largest economy in the world, consumer spending represents approximately 70% of all economic activity. The National Retail Federation reports the average consumer spent $802.45 on holiday shop
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The retail sector heads into Black Friday with a $2 gas tailwind

2015-11-25 seekingalpha
The average price for a gallon of gas in the U.S. has now dropped to $2.06 per gallon - a mark that is 27% lower than where gas prices stood heading into the holiday period last year. Despite the ext
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U.S. Retail Spending Growth Turns Sluggish In October

2015-11-13 seekingalpha
If you were expecting today's retail sales report for October to deliver a blowout gain in line with the surprisingly strong rise in payrolls for last month, today's release on consumer spending is a
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