Top brands let them pass along higher costs

These three leading foodmakers continue to post strong sales gains, mainly because they are increasing their selling prices as they cope with higher costs for ingredients, labour and fuel.
So far, thanks to their strong brands, the higher prices have not significantly hurt their volumes. All… Read More

Consumer staples offer strength in downturns

Traditionally, the price of most stocks, and the ETFs that hold them, drop during market declines. However, certain segments generally perform better than the overall market. Below, we highlight three ETFs focused on firms that produce and sell consumer staples. They should, as in past… Read More