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Did Consumer Goods Drive Packaging Companies Up Big Today?

Paper and packing companies, like sector giant International Paper (NYSE: IP  )  and its peer, Clearwater Paper  (NYSE: CLW  ) were up big today. Motley Fool analyst, Taylor Muckerman, provides his take on why he believes these stocks trumped the overall market. Positive notes on growth from the Federal Reserve, and a major online retailer's recent earnings release should definitely be looked to as possible causes. 

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Taylor Muckerman
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Taylor is an Associate GM in our Fool International operations. Prior to that he covered all things Energy + Materials as an analyst. Over the years, he has built an investing skill set to rely on when evaluating companies inside and out. While at the Fool, he has made appearances on CNBC and Fox Business. In addition, he completed his MBA at the University of Maryland and will sit for the Level II CFA Exam.

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