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Sector ETF Picks For Communications, Consumer Staple, Discretionary Stocks

Sector ETF Picks For Communications, Consumer Staple, Discretionary Stocks
Stocks Analysis by Investing.com (Tezcan Gecgil/Investing.com) covering: S&P 500, Walt Disney Company, Coca-Cola Company, McDonald’s Corporation. Read Investing.com (Tezcan Gecgil/Investing.com)'s latest article on Investing.com

Today's post will cover funds that focus on stocks in the Communication Services, Consumer Discretionary and Consumer Staples sectors: The Communications Services sector encompasses a wide range of advertising, entertainment, social media and telecommunications companies.Consumer Discretionary businesses tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles.The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund (NYSE: XLY ) gives exposure to such stocks.p XLY, which has 61 holdings, tracks the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Index .

Two other attractive funds focusing on the sector: Vanguard Consumer Discretionary Index Fund ETF Shares (NYSE: VCR ) and the Fidelity MSCI Consumer Discretionary Index ETF (NYSE: FDIS ).Consumer Staples, or necessities, includes such segments as food and beverage, personal hygiene and health product companies.

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