Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR is suitable as a complementary satellite holding to a diversified portfolio. This exchange-traded fund, which offers exposure to mega-cap household names whose products consumers generally Read more
Many companies held in this ETF are able to extract pricing from consumers, even in the face of rising commodity costs.
Companies held in this fund generally have stable revenue growth and cash flows. Read more
Higher commodity input costs could hurt some of the more commoditylike firms in this ETF, such as Dean Foods DF.
Continuing strengthening of the dollar could represent a headwind for many of the companies in this fund. Read more