Consumer Discretionary

Consumer discretionary describes companies that make goods and services considered non-essential by consumers, but desirable if their available income is sufficient to purchase them. Examples of consumer discretionary products can include durable goods, high-end apparel, entertainment, leisure activities, and automobiles.    

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