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Two Sectors and a Few Stocks Bucking the Selling


The major stock indices were hit with selling pressure on Wednesday, but two sectors and a few stocks bucked the selling and moved higher. How can we find these? Chartists can use the Sector MarketCarpet to easily spot the gainers because they are green and stick out like a sore thumb. The image below shows strength in the utilities and energy sectors today. These are the two boxes with the most green (bottom). In addition to these sectors, CF Industries (CF), Newmont (NEM), Computer Sciences (CSC), Intel (INTC) and HCP (HCP) are up. 

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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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