Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

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 uncertainty help ugly May results. 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:

News Update – The Look Ahead

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The S&P 500 (SPY) dropped -2.62% last week. All 11 sectors finished in the red for the week. Energy (XLE) led decliners down with a loss of 4.63%. Consumer staples (XLP) and financials (XLF) each had losses of 3% or more. Consumer discretionary (XLY), healthcare (XLV), industrials (XLI) and utilities (XLU) each had losses of 2% or more. Communication services (XLC), materials (XLB) and technology (XLK) each had losses of 1% or more. Real estate (XLRE) had a minor loss of less than 1%.

The Dow Jones index (DIA) gave back 2.57% last week. The Nasdaq subtracted 2.41%.

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Interest rates fall hinting economic downtrend on Tuesday. Yield curve signaling bull market demise on Wednesday. Investors rotate towards risk free environment on Thursday. Mexico tariff threat send stocks tumbling on Friday.

Key Takeaways…

I took the following CNBC screenshots this past week regarding for the month of May, what’s moving markets and ugly May:

Weekly Performance of S&P 500 (SPY) Top 10 Holdings…

MSFT -1.98%

AAPL -2.55%

AMZN -2.23%

FB -1.88%

BRK.B -1.93%

JNJ -6.18%

JPM -2.47%

GOOG -3.26%

GOOGL -3.39%

XOM -4.09%

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

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

S&P 500 (SPY)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Communication Services (XLC)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Consumer Discretionary (XLY)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Consumer Staples (XLP)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Energy (XLE)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Financials (XLF)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Real Estate (XLRE)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Healthcare (XLV)

Uncertainty Help Ugly May Results

Industrials (XLI)

Materials (XLB)

Technology (XLK)

Utilities (XLU)

S&P 500 Sector Heat Map

 

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