New York, New York (PRWEB) April 30, 2013
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Stocks rebounded last week with the S&P 500 advancing 1.73% as it maintained a six-week pattern of alternating up and down weeks. Major indexes were led on the week by the Bank of NY Mellon ADR Index, up 2.64%, and the Russell 2000, up 2.50%. The laggards were the Dow Industrials, up 1.13%, and the Dow Transports, up 1.35%. Seven of the ten S&P sectors traded higher last week, led by the three year-to-date laggards Energy, up 3.22%, Materials, up 3.03%, and Information Technology, up 2.93%. For the last two weeks we have said investors needed to be alert to sector rotation and last week was a good example of it.
Twenty of the twenty-four S&P industry groups were up last week. The leaders were Automobiles & Components, up 6.10%, Consumer Durables & Apparel, up 4.78%, and Semiconductors & Equipment, up 4.66%. The downside was led by Household & Personal Products, down 3.91% and the only industry group with a loss of more than 0.49%.
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