Sectors such as the consumer staples, utilities, and high dividend payers are breaking out after lagging the market for a large portion of the summer.
Most large technology funds are lagging the S&P 500 year-to-date -- but not all of them. What's helping the winners?
Big changes in a short amount of time may signal an impending slide in these widely held names.
Often favored for their dividends, REITs and utilities are clear victims of the Fed's taper talk.
The tranquility has been broken as turmoil in the bond market and another batch of weak economic reports rattle complacent investors.
Almost all sectors are overvalued as a result of the ongoing market rally, but a number of utility stocks still show solid upside potential.
The S&P 500 set tradable tops 2 years in a row on this day.
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