Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Here is a weekly recap of the S&P 500 broken down by sector (holding weightings %, YTD % and % of portfolio in top 10 holdings) followed by sector heat map as investors geared towards Washington alongside earnings. Stocks in heat map are based on the top 10 holdings of each sector ETF. Click on each picture to zoom in. Below is a a look ahead of this week’s action on Wall Street provided by CNBC:

News Update – The Look Ahead

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The S&P 500 (SPY) added +1.57% this past week. All 11 sectors finished in the green for the week as shown below in the sector graph. Energy (XLE) +3.11% and communication services (XLC) +3.07% led the market. Consumer staples (XLP), healthcare (XLV), industrials (XLI), real estate (XLRE) and utilities (XLU) each rose by 2% or more. Technology (XLK) advanced +1.12% on the week. Consumer discretionary (XLY), financials (XLF) and materials (XLB) each enjoyed gains of less than 1%.

The Dow Jones index climbed +1.25% this past week. The Nasdaq +1.39%.

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Poor earnings guidance pressure stocks lower on Monday. Investors await Apple earnings on Tuesday. Fed patient regarding rates send stocks higher on Wednesday. Earnings alongside China trade progress propel stocks on Thursday. A robust jobs report drive 6 week win streak on Friday.

Key Takeaways…

The following CNBC screenshots were taken this past week regarding more pain ahead, market trends, getting pricey, moving markets and January barometer:

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Credit: Sector Graph provided by Sector SPDR app. Sector breakdown provided by Charles Schwab. Sector heat map provided by finviz. Information Credit: News Headlines and quotes were taken from CNBC in the writing of this post.

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S&P 500 Sector Graph

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

S&P 500 (SPY)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Communication Services (XLC)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Consumer Discretionary (XLY)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Consumer Staples (XLP)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Energy (XLE)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Financials (XLF)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Real Estate (XLRE)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Healthcare (XLV)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Industrials (XLI)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Materials (XLB)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Technology (XLK)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

Utilities (XLU)

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

S&P 500 Sector Heat Map

Investors Geared Towards Washington Alongside Earnings

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