Technology and Communication Services remain runaway trains enjoying the status of unstoppable growth and safe havens at the same time. Perhaps, that’s why traditional safe haven sectors Utilities and Real Estate are the only ones lowers in the S&P 500.
Energy is higher, but still ranged-bound, so it’s tough to know if the move is anything other than traders kicking the tires.
S&P 500 Index
Communication Services XLC
Consumer Discretionary XLY
Consumer Staples XLP
Health Care XLV
Real Estate XLRE
Existing home sales came in better than expected, and it is the best level since February. The results are helping Mohawk (MWK) and Leggett & Platt (LEG), which are in the top five performers.
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I’m still concerned buying isn’t broad enough. Although if Anthony Fauci hearing goes well, we could get a midday buy program.