Where Did Our Love Go for Staples Stocks?

The consumer staples sector is having a rough year. General Mills (GIS) , Clorox Co. (CLX) , Kraft Heinz Co. (KHC) and other names in this sector have underperformed the market by a wide margin year-to-date.

These stocks are considered safe havens, but has something changed? According to Warren Buffett, consumers aren't as loyal to brands as they used to be: "There is a huge loyalty factor, but it's not as strong as it was, "says Buffett. "People seem a little bit more willing to experiment with different diets and food than they were five or ten years ago."...312 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.

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