The S&P 500 is up 1.64% year-to-date and the Russell 2000 is down 1.66%. This market splits is also reflected in year-to-date performance for ten key industry group ETFs. Notice that five are up and five are down. The Retail SPDR (XRT), Home Construction iShares (ITB), Regional Bank SPDR (KRE) and Internet ETF (FDN) are weighing on the market, while the REIT iShares (IYR), Semiconductor SPDR (XSD), Oil & Gas Equip & Services SPDR (XES) and Transport iShares (IYT) are lifting the market.
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