including Procter & Gamble
and Coca-Cola are lagging the rest of the market by 20% in the last 12 months. This is extreme, and whilst the S&P500
has gained another 6% in 2018 YTD, these Consumer Staples
firms have consolided near their highs. Yesterday's session saw them break through this ceiling.
View: Long VDC
, Short SPX
as a defensive reallocation. Time frame: 3-6 months.