Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

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 trade progress alongside Fed supporting equities. 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 look ahead of this week’s action on Wall Street provided by CNBC:

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The S&P 500 (SPY) rose +1.20% this past week. Sector advancers beat decliners 9 to 2 as shown below in the sector graph. Industrials (XLI) +2.85% and materials (XLB) +2.15% led the market higher. Consumer discretionary (XLY), consumer staples (XLP), financials (XLF), healthcare (XLV) and real estate (XLRE) each had gains of over 1%. Energy (XLE) and technology (XLK) each had minor gains of less than 1%. Communication services (XLC) and utilities (XLU) each had small losses of less than 1%.

The Dow Jones index (DIA) added +1.64% the past week. The Nasdaq (QQQ) advanced +0.62%.

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Interest rates ignite fears regarding recession on Monday. Stock rise despite lingering economy worries on Tuesday. Interest rates telegraphing possible recession on Wednesday. I took Thursday off to watch Major League Baseball Opening Day. Stocks had their best yearly start within decades on Friday.

Key Takeaways…

I took the following CNBC screenshots this past week regarding bull dilemma, FAANG check, rate sensitive groups, golden cross, banks get beat up, fintech on fire and bond ETFs:

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Weekly Performance of S&P 500 (SPY) top 10 holdings:

  • MSFT +0.76%
  • AAPL -0.58%
  • AMZN +0.91%
  • FB +1.43%
  • BRK.B +0.17%
  • JNJ +2.10%
  • GOOG -2.67%
  • GOOGL -2.55%
  • XOM +0.40%
  • JPM +1.47%

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

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

S&P 500 (SPY)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Communication Services (XLC)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Consumer Discretionary (XLY)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Consumer Staples (XLP)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Energy (XLE)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Financials (XLF)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Real Estate (XLRE)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Healthcare (XLV)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Industrials (XLI)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Materials (XLB)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Technology (XLK)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

Utilities (XLU)

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

S&P 500 Sector Heat Map

Trade Progress Alongside Fed Supporting Equities

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