Don't Ignore This Chart!

Big Red Boxes Fill the Market-Cap Sector Carpet

Now wonder the Technology SPDR (XLK) is getting slammed. The image below shows the technology sector in market capitalization mode on the Sector Carpet. Three of the biggest boxes are red. Google (1) is down the most, Apple (2) is down almost 2% and IBM (3) is down almost 3%. Weakness in these mega-caps is weighing on market-cap-weighted indices like the S&P 500 and Nasdaq 100.

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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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