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Tables Turn as Techs Lead and Defensive Sectors Lag

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After months of leadership from the three defensive sectors, the tables turned over the last seven days as the Technology SPDR (XLK) started leading the market. Notice that the Healthcare SPDR (XLV) and Consumer Staples SPDR (XLP) are actually down since 22-April, while the Utilities SPDR (XLU) is up less than the S&P 500.

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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. Learn More
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