Good judgment comes from experience, and a lot of that comes from bad judgment. “   -- Will Rogers

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Scott Martindale

The stock market’s technical “topping formation” finally manifested in a correction in early May, and it resumed over the past several days. The 20-day moving average that had provided consistent support during the methodical rally has proven to be formidable resistance (along with the converging 50-day). Read more about Sector Detector: InfoTech and Energy stay solid at the top

“However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at the results.”
Winston Churchill

The last several market days have been nothing if not a white-knuckle thrill ride. Wherever you stood in the markets last Thursday, a queasy feeling was guaranteed if you happened to be watching the Dow’s plunge down the thousand-point abyss. It snapped back like a bungee cord, and the final three hundred-point loss almost felt like a win. Read more about ETF Periscope: Coney Island State of Mind

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Scott Martindale

As earnings season gets underway with mixed results but a generally positive trend, Wall Street analysts are coming out with upgrades and downgrades to earnings estimates that are significantly impacting our sector rankings this week. Read more about Sector Detector: Seeing rotation in fundamentals

Scott Martindale

The market twice threatened to pullback over the past week, but each time it resumed its methodical upward trajectory. The S&P 500 set a new intra-day 52-week high on Monday, and then set another 52-week closing high on Tuesday. Sabrient’s SectorCast-ETF model shows little change from last week, with Healthcare on top, again followed by InfoTech and Consumer Discretionary. Read more about Sector Detector: Mixed signals in the rankings continue

Scott Martindale

After a brief consolidation period and staying flat for two weeks, the market has resumed its upward march, with the S&P 500 setting new 52-week highs each day. Healthcare now tops the forward-looking rankings, followed by InfoTech and Consumer Discretionary, both of which continue their impressive climb. Read more about Sector Detector: Healthcare and InfoTech top the forward rankings