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Consumer Discretionary Overtakes Tech As Sector Leader In 2018

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Consumer discretionary stocks are now the top-performing sector year to date, based on a set of exchange-traded funds through yesterday’s close (June 14). Although technology shares had been the leading sector in 2018, a strong rally this month in consumer discretionary companies has lifted this slice of the stock market to the top performance slot […]

Rebound For US REITs Rolled On Last Week

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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US led markets higher last week for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The latest gain marks the second straight week that US REITs delivered the strongest performance. Vanguard REIT (VNQ) gained 1.9% for the holiday shortened four-day US trading week through Friday, […]

US Real Estate Shares Rose Sharply Last Week

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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) posted the strongest gain for the major asset classes last week, based on a set of exchange-traded products. Vanguard Real Estate (VNQ) jumped 2.5% over the five trading days through Friday, May 25, posting an outsized advance vs. the rest of the field. Although the ETF is still down for […]

Tech Is Still The Momentum Leader For US Equity Sectors

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The US stock market has suffered a rough ride so far in 2018, but technology shares remain the strongest trend performer for the major US equity sectors, based on a set of exchange-traded funds through yesterday’s close (May 22). Technology Select Sector SPDR (XLK) is up 8.8% so far in 2018, edging out the second-strongest […]

All The Major Asset Classes Fell Last Week—Except Commodities

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Markets declined last week in nearly every corner of the major asset classes, with the lone exception of broadly defined commodities, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The iPath Bloomberg Commodity (DJP) gained 0.6% over the five trading days through May 18. The increase lifted the exchange-traded note close to its highest level in […]

US Real Estate Investment Trusts Top Markets For Second Week

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Real estate investment trusts (REITs) in the US again posted the biggest weekly gain among the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The ongoing bounce for REITs contrasts with a generally down week for most markets over the five trading days through May 4. Vanguard Real Estate (VNQ) rose 1.2% last […]

Real Estate Investment Trusts Soared Last Week

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US real estate investment trusts (REITs) surged last week, posting the biggest gain by far for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The increase marks the first weekly advance for these securities overall since late-March. Vanguard Real Estate Index Fund (VNQ) popped 3.2% for the five trading days through Friday, […]

Losses Still Weigh On Most US Equity Sectors So Far In 2018

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Red ink continues to prevail for most US equity sectors for year-to-date (YTD) performances through Thursday’s close (April 26). Just four of the eleven sectors are currently posting gains this year, based on a set of ETFs. The strongest YTD performer at the moment: consumer discretionary stocks. The Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (XLY) is […]

Commodities Are Top-Performing Asset Class For Second Week

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Broadly defined commodities posted the strongest advance last week for the major asset classes, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The gain marks the second week in a row that raw materials prices topped the performance list. The iPath Bloomberg Commodity (DJP) edged up 0.8% for the five trading days through Friday, April 20. […]

Commodities Surged Last Week, Leading Most Markets Higher

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Most of the major asset classes scored gains last week, with broadly defined commodities leading the way, based on a set of exchange-traded products. The broadly defined iPath Bloomberg Commodity (DJP) posted its biggest weekly calendar advance in 2018 for the five trading days through April 13. The exchange-traded note was up 3.1%, closing at […]