Consumer Staples Could Be in for a Fall
Consumer staples aren't the haven they used to be. the sector's vulnerability became all too apparent in February, when news leaked that Kraft Heinz KHC -0.3586566677535051% Kraft Heinz Co. U.S.: Nasdaq USD91.68 -0.33 -0.3586566677535051% ...and more »
- San Francisco Chronicle
Consumer Watchdog complains to California over Amazon ad prices
San Francisco Chronicle
A Le Creuset 11 3/4-inch skillet, selling for $200 at more than a dozen websites which quoted varying list prices. A consumer activist group is calling for an investigation of Amazon's discounting practices. A Le Creuset 11 3/4-inch skillet, selling ...
- KIMA CBS 29
Consumer Reports: Eat healthy for less
KIMA CBS 29
CONSUMER REPORTS -- When you grocery shop and pick between two items, do you assume the more expensive one is the healthier choice? According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, a lot of us do. In fact we're skeptical of health ...
Consumer Reports say TurboTax, H&R Block, Taxact good for simple returns
Consumer Reports took a closer look at three of the most popular apps or websites that can help you go it alone this tax season. (KABC). KABC. Friday, March 24, 2017 05:50PM. Consumer Reports took a closer look at three of the most popular apps or ...and more »
- Institutional Investor
As Investors Retreat from Defensive Stocks, Banks and Consumer Names Win
UK managers said macro events had a significant impact on asset allocation strategies in recent months. By Joe McGrath. Sue Noffke, UK equities manager at Schroders (Photo credit: Bigstock). U.S. banking groups and consumer goods stocks were the big ...
- KSAT San Antonio
Consumer Reports gives shoppers advice on buying groceries
KSAT San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - When you shop for groceries and have to choose between two items, do you assume the more expensive item is a healthier choice? A new study in the Journal of Consumer Research said many people do think that. As it turns out, consumers ...
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- TSX clings to modest gain as consumer-related stocks rise
TORONTO (Reuters) - Canada's main stock edged higher on Friday, led by consumer-related stocks, while U.S. approval of the Keystone XL pipeline gave TransCanada Corp (TRP.TO: Quote) a boost before some gains were pared. The Toronto Stock ...
CANADA STOCKS-TSX edges higher, led by consumer-related stocksReuters
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Tampons are out among younger women. Why feminine hygiene is newest consumer battlefield - USA TODAYUSA TODAY
Tampons are out among younger women. Why feminine hygiene is newest consumer battlefield
Emily Varnam wants to protect the environment and eschew big business, so she tries to buy local food, dresses in secondhand clothing and doesn't own a car. The 27-year-old doula also chooses her feminine hygiene products based on her personal ...and more »
- Consumer Sector Update for 03/24/2017: SEAS,SNAK,FINL
Consumer stocks were finishing mixed this afternoon, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 declining about 0.2% while shares of consumer discretionary firms in the S&P 500 were advancing by about 0.4%. In company news, SeaWorld ...and more »
7 Consumer Stocks That Will Lead Your Portfolio
The Federal Reserve raised rates this month — far sooner than expected just three months ago — and durable goods orders are coming in consistently higher than expected. These are bullish signs for the U.S. economy. It means the consumer is reviving ...
Presentation Matters When Seeking to Compel Arbitration in Consumer Class Actions - The National Law ReviewPresentation Matters When Seeking to Compel Arbitration in Consumer Class Actions
The National Law Review
A pair of recent opinions proves that when it comes to compelling arbitration in a consumer class action, presentation of the arbitration clause may matter more than favorable Supreme Court precedent. First, in Norcia v. Samsung Telecommunications ...
House Schedules Vote on Eliminating Consumer Online Privacy Rights Next Week
Yesterday, the U.S. Senate by a razor thin margin of 50 to 48 voted to take away the privacy rights of Internet users as a favor to the cable and telephone industry. Now the House is planning to take up the legislation immediately next week before ...
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- Philippine Star
Consumer confidence slips in Q1 | Business, News, The Philippine ...
BSP Deputy Governor Diwa Guinigundo said results of the 1st Quarter Consumer Expectation Survey (CES) showed the consumer confidence index (CI) slipped ...
Q1 consumer confidence eases; Q2 weakness seen - The Manila ...The Manila Timesall 2 news articles »
Quantzig Collaborates With Consumer Food Products Manufacturers to Improve ROI Through Customer Analytics - Yahoo FinanceYahoo Finance
Quantzig Collaborates With Consumer Food Products Manufacturers to Improve ROI Through Customer Analytics
Quantzig's food and beverage solutions drive business value with optimal pricing, targeted promotions, and accurate demand planning. (Graphic: Business Wire) Multimedia Gallery URL. More. LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--. Global analytics and advisory ...and more »
Online Tax Preparation Software Review: H&R Block, TurboTax, TaxAct
Audit Defense, $49.99; refund processing fee, $34.99. You must upgrade to TurboTax Self-Employed ($89.99) to create a Schedule C. Navigation and design, Good navigation, though not quite as easy to skip between sections as TurboTax. Good navigation.
Best Tablets for $300 or Less
Apple created a stir this week by introducing a 9.7-inch iPad with an entry-level price of just $329. According to the company, the 32GB tablet compares favorably to the $399 iPad Air 2, but it features a cutting-edge A9 processing chip that speeds up ...and more »
- Economic Calendar
Canadian February Consumer Prices Rose 0.2%, Inflation Rate Slowed To 2.0%
Canadian consumer prices rose 0.2% in February following a 0.9% increase for January, in line with consensus expectations, with the year-on-year increase declining slightly to 2.0% from 2.1% in January. Goods prices overall fell 0.2% on the month with ...and more »
- ESMA sees increase in financial consumer complaints
The number of complaints regulators have received in the first half of 2016 by financial consumers has increased, the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) says. ESMA's recent report on trends, risks and vulnerabilities (TRV) reveals that ...and more »
Nintendo explains Switch issue and Google Maps location sharing
The biggest tech news of the day include Nintendo's Switch controller issue seems to be fixed, Instagram letting advertisers... Play video. Video: Android O released to developers, Reddit profiles incoming. Android O released to developers, Reddit ...and more »
- MarketPulse (blog)
Mortgage Approvals and Consumer Lending Slows in February ...
British banks approved the fewest mortgages in three months in February and consumer credit growth slowed slightly despite a jump in credit card borrowing, ...and more »
- How consumer courts can function better
Times of India (blog)
The passing of the Consumers Court Act in 1986 was hailed as a major changeover which would empower consumers and redress their grievances with minimum cost. The act enabled the creation of a hierarchy of consumer courts including the national and ...
Banks, Consumer Stocks Lead Asia Rally as Rebound Gathers Steam
Asian equities rose for the 10th time in 11 days, shrugging off U.S. declines as the yen snapped an eight-day streak of gains. Banking and consumer stocks led the advance as earnings season continued in Hong Kong. The most important market news of the ...and more »
- Seeking Alpha
ETF Monkey Focus: Consumer Staples ETFs
Every investor desirous of developing an ETF-based portfolio does well to start by selecting a few core holdings. To this core, however, investors may wish to add specific exposure to certain sectors of the market. Those with a defensive bent may do ...
How to Protect Kids from Household Poisons
Of the two million-plus calls to U.S. poison control centers in 2015, almost half concerned kids aged six and under, according to the latest data from the American Association of Poison Control Centers (AAPCC). That's no surprise, says Carl Baum, Ph.D, ...and more »
The Pros and Cons of Buying an iPhone Directly From Apple
Is it time for consumers to start buying their iPhones directly from Apple instead of their cell-phone carrier? With the release Friday of a special edition of the iPhone 7—and expectations for the iPhone 8 this fall—now is a good time to consider ...and more »
Best Used Cars for Teens
When choosing a car for a teen driver, it is important to look further down the road than just today's budget limitations to ensure you buy a good, reliable model that can safely transport your child for years to come. Choosing the best used car for a ...
- Euro zone consumer confidence rises in March
BRUSSELS, March 23 Euro zone consumer confidence rose by 1.2 points to -5.0 in March, the European Commission said on Thursday, beating market expectations of a more modest rise to -5.7. In the wider European union of 28 countries, consumer ...
- European Commission - PRESS RELEASES - Press release ...
The European Commission is today presenting an Action Plan that sets out ways to provide European consumers with greater choice and better access to ...and more »
- MarketPulse (blog)
DAX - Steady as German Consumer Climate Dips, Eurozone ...
The DAX Index has inched higher in the Thursday session. Currently, the DAX is at trading at 11,926.50. On the release front, GfK German Consumer Climate ...
Inflation fears take shine off German consumer moraleThe Nationall 8 news articles »
German Consumer Sentiment Dampened by Inflation: GfK
... - See the DailyFX Economic Calendar and see what live coverage for key event risk impacting FX markets is scheduled for the week on the DailyFX Webinar Calendar. Consumer sentiment in Germany has edged lower, with the April GfK sentiment reading ...
Inflation eating into German consumer confidence, says GfKFinancial Times
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The Values-Based Consumer
By Anjali Lai. If Thursday morning's controversial tweet from McDonald's is any indication, brands are no longer safe. I'm not just talking about the threat of a data breach or hack — I'm talking about the threat of consumers who force brands to ...
UK Household Gloom Deepens as BOE Predicts Consumer Slowdown
Rising prices are tightening Britons' purse strings and deepening their gloom about the outlook for their finances, posing a risk to domestic demand in the economy. Households are the most pessimistic about their financial prospects since 2013, IHS ...and more »
United States: Are Your Consumer Contracts Being Invalidated By The Consumer Review Fairness Act? - Mondaq News Alerts (registration)United States: Are Your Consumer Contracts Being Invalidated By The Consumer Review Fairness Act?
Mondaq News Alerts (registration)
On March 14, 2017, the Consumer Review Fairness Act (CRFA) will officially invalidate a whole bunch of consumer contract clauses that pertain to online reviews. During the last decade, we started hearing reports about professionals using form contracts ...
- Business Day (registration)
Consumer inflation slows as food prices moderate
Business Day (registration)
Consumer inflation slowed in February, as food inflation moderated, but remained outside the Reserve Bank's 3%-6% target range. The consumer price index (CPI) rose 6.3% in February compared with a year earlier, Statistics SA said on Wednesday.
Consumer prices in Curacao: January 2017, prices 0.5 percent higher than in the month of December 2016; Inflation ...Curacao Chronicleall 196 news art
- Times of Oman
Deportation, fines, after consumer complaint in Oman
Times of Oman
Samail: A Samail court fined two people OMR2000 and ordered the deportation of one after they violated the consumer protection law. The Department of Consumer Protection in Ad'Dakhiliya Governorate recieve a complaint against a bulding materials ...
Direct-to-consumer 'low-T' medication advertising increases prescriptions but may not improve health - News-Medical.netNews-Medical.net
Direct-to-consumer 'low-T' medication advertising increases prescriptions but may not improve health
Direct-to-consumer advertising for drugs to treat testosterone deficiency -- or "low T" -- increases prescriptions to men for hormone-replacement therapies but may not improve their health, UC Davis physician Richard Kravitz said in an editorial ...
Direct-to-consumer TV advertising associated with greater testosterone testing, new use, and use without testingMe
- Enterprise Innovation
Consumer involvement in healthcare key to sustainable health system
Consumer involvement in health and aged care is key to achieving a sustainable national health system, according to Australia's Secretary of the Federal Department of Health Martin Bowles. Speaking at the Consumer Health Colloquium in Canberra, Bowles ...
- Consumer Reports: Smarter Home Insurance
Consumer Reports You probably haven't thought about your homeowners insurance lately, but Consumer Reports says you should and not just when disaster strikes. The Gaglianos are looking for a house to buy. They know a lot of their savings will be tied ...
- Economic Times
Why is the Indian consumer so value driven?
What do you do if you are a country that wants to draw in tourists? There's the usual options: ad campaigns, road shows, cultural festivals. Relatively unusual ones: travel blogs, Instagram and for India, a Bollywood film, showing an assortment of ...and more »
- Tri-City Herald
State attorney general targets student loans, other consumer protections
Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson has made consumer protection a focus of his office. Elaine Thompson AP. By Annette Cary. firstname.lastname@example.org. LinkedIn · Google+ · Pinterest · Reddit; Print; Order Reprint of this Story. If you think ...
Consumer Reports: Car shifters may be potentially dangerous
7 On Your Side's Michael Finney partnered up with Consumer Reports for a report on car shifters and how they may be confusing and potentially dangerous. (KGO-TV). KGO. By Michael Finney. Tuesday, March 21, 2017 07:20PM. SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) --.
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How to Pick a Secure Messaging App
Secure messaging apps are in the news these days, following a WikiLeaks dump of alleged CIA documents that showed how hackers might be able to circumvent smartphone privacy protections. The leak could discourage people from relying on these apps, ...and more »
Consumer Reports: Tips on how to save while shopping healthy
According to a new study in the Journal of Consumer Research, most of us feel that higher-priced foods means they are healthier, so Consumer Reports offered tips on how to save while shopping healthy. While buying organic produce is a great way to ...
- KSAT San Antonio
Consumer Reports looks at tax prep software
KSAT San Antonio
SAN ANTONIO - Dragging your feet on filing your taxes this year? It might be as easy as going online or using an app on your phone - some tax-prep products are free, and even the paid versions are typically cheaper than using an accountant. But will ...
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- CBS DFW
Complaints Against Fort Worth Company Growing After Consumer Justice Report
Hot Route Delivery Specialists hires independent contractors to deliver packages for Amazon and other companies. Up to 20 drivers in Baltimore said their paychecks started bouncing in January. They say Hot Route's owner, Chris Cassels, called them with ...and more »
- Consumer Alert: BBB warns of fake NCAA tourney tickets
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Memphis is just days away from the college basketball universe coming to FedEx Forum as part of the NCAA's college basketball tournament. Now, the Better Business Bureau is sending out a warning – beware of fake tickets! One of the best groups for the ...
Trump may get ability to fire Consumer Financial Protection Bureau chief
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) (L) speaks with Richard Cordray, center, director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau after his confirmation hearing in 2013 (T.J. Kirkpatrick/Getty Images). Advocates say GOP effort would weaken the 'centerpiece ...
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- Consumer Sector Update for 03/21/2017: FCAU,BBGI,CPB - Nasdaq ...
Consumer stocks still were broadly mixed just before the closing bell, with shares of consumer staples companies in the S&P 500 climbing about 0.1% while ...and more »
Rep. Ann Wagner takes aim at consumer protection chief
Republicans are urging President Donald Trump to fire Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Richard Cordray. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File). Budget Battle. Cliff Owen. Rep. Ann Wagner, R Mo., joins other Republican House Members as they call ...
Trump Wants Right To Say 'You're Fired' To Consumer Protection HeadForbes
Are We Better Off Curbing the Role of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau?Wall St
Tuesday Sector Leaders: Utilities, Consumer Products
The best performing sector as of midday Tuesday is the Utilities sector, higher by 1.2%. Within the sector, Duke Energy Corp (Symbol: DUK) and Dominion Resources Inc (Symbol: D) are two large stocks leading the way, showing a gain of 2.0% and 2.0%, ...and more »