Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

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 playing major factor within economy. 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) gained +0.47% last week. Sector advancers beat decliners 8 to 3 as shown below in the sector graph. Consumer discretionary (XLY) led advancers with a +2.34% gain. Communication services (XLC) and utilities (XLU) each had gains of 1% or more. Consumer staples (XLP), financials (XLF), healthcare (XLV), materials (XLB) and real estate (XLRE) each had small gains of less than 1%. Energy (XLE), industrials (XLI) and technology (XLK) suffered minor losses of less than 1%

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

This Week on Simply Stock Info…

  • Monday: Economic Durability Fights Uncertainties
  • Tuesday: May Pessimism Turns June Optimism
  • Wednesday: Investors Watching Economic Expansion Picture
  • Thursday: Middle East Tensions Provide Energy Boost
  • Friday: Chipmakers Pressure Overall Market Lower

Key Takeaways…

I took the following CNBC screenshots this past week regarding Fed rate cut probabilities and stocks not cheap:

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

  • MSFT +0.80%
  • AAPL +1.36%
  • AMZN +3.64%
  • FB +4.60%
  • BRK.B -0.32%
  • JNJ +1.11%
  • JPM +0.60%
  • GOOG +1.81%
  • GOOGL +1.68%
  • XOM -0.31%

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 Playing Major Factor Within Economy

S&P 500 (SPY)

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

Communication Services (XLC)

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

Consumer Discretionary (XLY)

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

Consumer Staples (XLP)

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

Energy (XLE)

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

Financials (XLF)

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

Real Estate (XLRE)

Uncertainty Playing Major Factor Within Economy

Healthcare (XLV)

Industrials (XLI)

Materials (XLB)

Technology (XLK)

Utilities (XLU)

S&P 500 Sector Heat Map

 

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