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Utilities SPDR Breaks Pennant Support

The Utilities SPDR (XLU) broke down as the 10-year Treasury Yield ($TNX) moved back above 2.8% on Monday. XLU was already in a downtrend after the lower high in July and mid August breakdown. After stalling with a pennant, the ETF broke pennant support to signal a continuation lower. The price relative (XLU:SPY ratio) is also trending lower as XLU shows relative weakness.

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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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