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Three winning stocks for Thanksgiving week

Thanksgiving dinner
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U.S. stocks could be in for some gains during this holiday-shortened week, if history is any guide.

In the past 20 years, the stock market rose during the week of Thanksgiving, posting an average return of 1 percent, according to Kensho, a tool designed to quantify historical market events.

Among the winners, consumer stocks took the lead as investors got behind the names that could come out on top this holiday shopping season.

In an exclusive video for Pro subscribers, CNBC's Dominic Chu gives you the plays.

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