Sector Benchmark ETFs

“You cannot invest in an index” is the standard disclosure that accompanies any index returns when used as a performance benchmark. Therefore, I try to avoid the use of indexes whenever possible. To me, it makes much more sense to look at vehicles that you can invest...

Defensive Sectors Rule The Roost

The S&P 500 finally regained all it had lost in the 2008-2009 “financial crisis” bear market just last week.  It put in another new high this week.  The index consists of 10 major sectors, and as you have probably surmised, not all of them are celebrating the...