NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- As I noted last week, the consumer has become a standout performer in this uncertain market. While it is possible to target this crucial slice of the economic pie using a range of discretionary ETFs, risk adverse investors may find non-cyclical stocks more appropriate.While ETFs like the PowerShares Dynamic Leisure & Entertainment Portfolio and SPDR S&P Retail ETF (XRT) target firms responsible for providing individuals with what they "want," ETFs like the Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR (XLP) are backed by companies responsible for what consumers "need."
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