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Campbell Soup Serves Up an Earnings Beat but It May Not Warm Its Charts

The technical signals of the iconic food company seem lukewarm at best.

Watsco: Bearish No More?

Take a look at the long side.

Let's Check in on Walmart Ahead of Earnings

Here's where the stock could be headed.

As Egg Prices Turn Sunny Side Down, so Does Cal-Maine's Stock

The big egg producer had a great run as egg prices soared but its forward-looking numbers indicate the banner days are coming to an end.

Procter & Gamble's Charts Provide a Bounty of Post-Earnings Directional Clues

The technical signals from the consumer products giant indicate it is poised to emerge from a large base pattern.

A Sustainable Bull Market Is Lifting Off

The status of the market has changed as seven of 11 sectors turn positive -- but not all sectors have pointed upward, so let's look at the charts for each.

Mondelez Hits a 52-Week High and May Be Far From Finished

More gains appear to be ahead for the shares of the maker of snack foods and beverages.

McCormick Needs More Spice, It's Fundamentally Flawed

Wall Street's ratings have not been very impressive.

Incomparable Costco Is Its Own Competition, But Is the Stock Worth the Price?

So much more is expected of Costco than its peers.

Procter & Gamble Gains an Upgrade, but Its Charts Have Yet to Turn the Tide

JP Morgan raises the consumer products giant to an overweight rating, but its shares still aren't displaying much technical vigor.

The Thrill Is Gone at Procter & Gamble: Trade These 2 Stocks Instead

P&G's sloppy balance sheet is still moving in the wrong direction.

6 Consumer Staples and Retail Stocks Picks for 2023

Investment experts look to these out-of-favor sectors for their top investment ideas for the year.

Consumer Discretionary Stocks Are on a Roll as Consumer Staples Suddenly Stumble

The recent downturn in consumer staples stocks even as the broad market rises could be a positive sign for the economy going forward.

Turn the Page, Unknowns Galore, Hunkering Down, Santa Cameo, Can Coke Pop?

The ongoing inversion of Treasury yield spreads leads this observer to prepare for a recession that could become evident early next year.

3 Food Stocks to Own in a Recession

Periods of economic weakness put into sharp focus those companies with reliable earnings streams, and in particular, reliable dividend streams.

Bearish Bets: 3 Stocks You Definitely Should Consider Shorting This Week

These recently downgraded names are displaying both quantitative and technical deterioration.

Whirlpool Continues to Spin to the Downside

The shares have yet to hit bottom after an earnings miss.

PepsiCo Pops on Solid Earnings, but Will the Fizz Last?

The beverage and snack food giant is seeing shares get a boost from its results and outlook, but the bigger technical picture isn't encouraging.

Let's Comparison Shop These Two Consumer Staple ETFs

The Fed has spoken, and we know a rough ride likely awaits as the inflation battle rages on. So, here we'll compare the First Trust Consumer Staples AlphaDEX and the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR funds.

General Mills Shares Have Eaten Their Wheaties

Let's see if the strength can continue.

I'm Not Convinced PepsiCo Is Ready to Pop

The beverage giant just posted a second-quarter earnings beat, but whether its stock can push through technical resistance remains to be seen.

3 'Hiding Places' for Investors to Shelter in This Bear Market

These stocks have done me right of late, and are in better technical shape than the market.

I'm Intrigued as Kellogg Splits Into 3: Here's the Play

The company, despite a nice looking first quarter, has not been in the greatest shape fundamentally.

Any Bounce in This Nasty Bear Market Should Be Viewed With Caution

For now, any rebound is a short-term trading opportunity and nothing more.

3 Name-Brand Stocks That Traders Might Take a Stab at in This Rotten Market

Rather than try to catch falling knives, traders should give a look at Merck, IBM and Procter & Gamble.

Strange Options Moves on Staples ETF Sparks a Trade Idea

Here's how I would play the XLP right now.

Ketchup? Check. Jelly? Check. Beer? Of Course. Let's Go Get Some Staples

Names like J.M. Smucker and Kraft-Heinz may seem dull, but they provided needed stability in this kind of market. Let me show you why it's time to get back to the basics.

Shares of Whirlpool Are Spinning Round and Round

Let's check the charts and indicators.

With Costco Executing at a High Level, Here's a Trade Idea

The fact is that COST is the kind of retailer that does well when times are difficult.

Take a Position in McCormick? Here's What Traders Could Do

MKC reported fiscal first quarter financial results Tuesday morning.