A Foolish Day in Consumer Stocks

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In the following video, Brenton and Austin run through a few of the main storylines within the consumer-goods sector today. There's been no shortage of headlines to digest: priceline.com's disappointing earnings report, a high-profile partnership in mobile payments, and a new entrant in the organic-foods business, to name a few. They also highlight a recent buyout being targeted in the retail arena, as well as a deeper look into the recently controversial, but highly successful, fast-food chain Chick-fil-A.

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The article A Foolish Day in Consumer Stocks originally appeared on Fool.com.

Austin Smith owns shares of McDonald's. Brenton Flynn has no positions in the stocks mentioned above. The Motley Fool owns shares of Best Buy, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Dean Foods, McDonald's, and priceline.com. Motley Fool newsletter services recommend Chipotle Mexican Grill, McDonald's, and priceline.com. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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