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Utilities Light up the Sector MarketCarpet


Stocks in the utilities sector stood out on Wednesday. As the Sector MarketCarpet below shows, the utilities sector has the most, and darkest, green of the nine sectors (blue outline). Only one square (ED) was red.  This showed broad strength within the sector and it was enough to power the Utilities SPDR (XLU) to a 1.26% gain.

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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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