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Healthcare Sector Leads Year-to-date PerfChart

Arthur Hill | 

The Healthcare SPDR (XLV) is the top performing sector in 2013. Yes, XLV is even outperforming the Finance SPDR (XLF). Note that the PerfChart below shows relative performance. Sectors with positive relative performance are up more than the S&P 500. Sectors with negative relative performance are up less than the index.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is a Senior Technical Analyst at StockCharts.com. He has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities magazine. Focusing predominantly on US equities and ETFs, his systematic approach of identifying trend, finding signals within the trend, and setting key price levels has made him an esteemed technician. In addition to his CMT designation, Arthur holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London.
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