Don't Ignore This Chart!

Techs and healthcare lead the September surge $XLK $XLV

The S&P Sector PerfChart shows the percentage change for the nine sectors and the S&P 500. Those up more than the S&P 500 are leading. Those up less are lagging. In a surprising twist, both the technology and healthcare sectors are leading the S&P 500 higher. Also notice that the consumer discretionary is leading. Relative strength in technology and consumer discretionary bodes well for the market overall.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is the Chief Technical Strategist at 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 market technician. Arthur has written articles for numerous financial publications including Barrons and Stocks & Commodities Magazine. In addition to his Chartered Market Technician (CMT) designation, he holds an MBA from the Cass Business School at City University in London. Learn More
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