Consumer discretionary was the S&P 500's best-performing sector in July, and there are still ways to benefit from its rally, ETF researchers say.
The consumer discretionary ETF has become an ideal indicator for consumer behavior, traders say as they share their top picks in the space.
Matt Maley of Miller Tabak and Nancy Tengler of Laffer Tengler Investments talk consumer discretionary stocks with CNBC's Seema Mody.
Amazon's annual sales event will not only break its own records, but send the rest of the consumer discretionary group higher, says CFRA's Todd Rosenbluth.
The Consumer Discretionary and Tech sectors have performed well so far this year. Using history as a guide, this is what that means for the rest of 2018.
Time for your Kensho stat of the day. November tends to be good for stocks. The top performing sectors: industrials, consumer discretionary and financials.
The S&P 500 Retailing Industry Group Index is up more than 25 percent over the past year. Four stocks – AMZN, NFLX, HD, LOW – have accounted for more than 95 percent of that gain.
Following each of the past four initial rate hikes since 1990, the consumer discretionary sector on average underperformed the broader S&P. What holds up? What pulls the sector lower, and what do analysts expect this time around?
From Black Friday through year’s end, the S&P traded higher 80% of the time, averaging a 2% gain, according to Kensho. CNBC's Morgan Brennan takes a look at a list of holiday winners and losers.
The "Halftime Report" traders give their trades for the second half.
Apple building a car may seem nuts. Or is it inevitable? Here are the 10 best reasons for and against the tech giant's move into autos.
Looking for stocks that are winners during the holidays? Don't look where you might expect them to be—many retailers have underperformed.
Metals and mining companies have taken a beating in 2015 but building-related names and chemicals producers have had a great year. What's driving these stocks higher? Will it continue in 2016?
Materials tend to be closely correlated with China, the top consumer for many commodities and chemicals. We crunched the numbers with Kensho to see how materials perform when there are signs of weakness in the world’s second largest economy.
History shows that this sector tends to rally in the fourth quarter - and indeed materials have gained 10% this time as well. But how do these stocks fare once a new calendar year starts?
The pandemic and the success of startup culture have sparked the emergence of new hubs for businesses outside of traditional power centers of New York, Chicago, Houston and San Francisco. These Cities of Success each have used unique characteristics – pop culture influence, clusters of great universities, friendly geography or forward-thinking local governments – to attract major companies and nurture an entrepreneurial community around them.
The Workforce Wire provides news and information on what employers and executives are doing to adapt to the ever-changing workplace.
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