Diamonds and Dogs


Consumer staples holding in there. P&G (PG), General Mills (GIS) and Hormel (HRL) are modestly higher today. The S&P 500 is in bear market territory with concerns of a recession growing has pushed money into consumer staples like canned foods, toiletries, and other indispensable products that everyone buys no matter the economic environment.   

KB Homes (KBH) taking a hit. The home builder is down 10% as all-time high home prices, mortgage rates at a 20-year high and an economy that moves closer toward a recession is not a good recipe or environment for home builders or new home buyers.

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