While¬†broad market ETFs like the S&P 500 SPDR Trust (SPY) have recovered April 2010 highs,¬†investors of Sector SPDR ETFs have¬†different experiences. For instance, Bespoke points out that SPDR Financials Select (XLF) is¬†down 11% from its April pinnacle.¬†In complete contrast,¬†telecom is up nearly 16%!
See how your Sector ETFs stack up:¬†
Sector Performance Since Prior Bull Market High¬†- Bespoke
Sector Funds Are Back, This Time With ETF Tags¬†- The Economic Times
REMX vs. LIT: Which Metals ETF Is Safer?¬†-Jim Trippon, Seeking Alpha¬†¬†¬†
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