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Isn’t the Consumer Staples Sector Defensive?

By Denis Rezendes, Beaumont Capital Management In the past, the Consumer Staples sector has had a reputation for providing investors with the best of both worlds: market-like returns and defensive characteristics. This reputation is well deserved-during the 10 years starting 12/31/2007 and ending 12/31/2017 the Consumer Staples sector outperformed the S&P 500® Index by roughly 1.5% annualized with a [...] Read more on ETFtrends.com.

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