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Jul 31, 2014  
Is the Consumer Tapped Out?
The widely diversified Consumer Discretionary sector has led the equity market to new heights since the bull rally started in March 2009. But the consumer rally has stalled a bit in 2014. The sector accounts for 11.8% of the S&P 500, down from 12.5% at the start of the year and investors are starting to wonder if the long run is over. Consumer confidence is a lagging indicator, but ...


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