It has been a rough ride for stocks since September began. The market carpet below shows performance for the sectors as a whole. The average healthcare stock is up 1.17% since 29-Aug and the average consumer staples stock is flat. The average stock for the other seven sectors is down. Notice that the average energy stock is down 13.63% in less than five weeks.
Click this image for a live chart. Charting notes: click the arrow at the top left to move up or down a level, double click on any sector to see the whole market carpet, double click again to drill down in that sector, and right click to see more options.