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Investor Sentiment In Equities Shifted After Midyear

Nov 15, 2016
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View from the Observation Deck

1. Today’s blog post features the total return performance of the S&P 500 Index and its 11 major sectors over three specific time periods.
2. The shift in investor sentiment that we eluded to pertains to the sell-off in those sectors that performed extremely well for the 12- month period ended 6/30/16 (see chart). We are referring to Utilities, Telecommunication Services, Real Estate and Consumer Staples, which posted total returns ranging from 18.66% to 31.47%.




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