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It was a busy week of earnings for CPG companies and Mike Baudendistel breaks down the larger implications of earnings reports from companies including Nestle, Procter & Gamble, L’Oreal, and more. 

Baudendistel explains how CPG earnings show a shift in consumer demand away from cleaning products but toward beauty and makeup products. However, with the continued spread of the delta variant of COVID-19, demand for cleaning products could tick back up. 

Also on this episode is a dissection of the decision to charge Nikola’s former executive chairman, Trevor Milton, with fraud and what the implications could be for the transportation industry. 

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