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Offensive Sectors Take the Lead on the S&P Sector PerfChart

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The stock market is clearly in rally mode this year with the offensive sectors leading the charge. Notice that the consumer discretionary, industrials, finance and technology sectors are outperforming the S&P 500. In contrast, the consumer staples, healthcare and utilities sectors, which are defensive, are lagging the S&P 500.

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Arthur Hill
About the author: , CMT, is the Chief Technical Strategist at TrendInvestorPro.com. 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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