Below is a quick look at S&P 500 sector performance so far in 2017. As shown, even after a pullback over the last week or so, Technology is still up double the S&P 500 with a gain of 34.2%. The next best sector is Financials with a gain of 19.1%, followed by Health Care (18.8%), Consumer Discretionary (18.5%), and Materials (18.4%). Telecom and Energy are both down 8%+ on the year.
CEO of Siteone Landscape Supply Inc (NYSE:SITE) Doug Black bought 6,200 shares of SITE on 05/25/2017 at an average price of $50.76 a share. The total cost of this purchase was $314,712.
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With Dow 22,000 alerting Main Street investors to the fact stocks are at record highs, its a good time to reiterate that August has been the worst-performing month for the Dow the past 20 years. The Dow has fallen 1.4%, on average, in August and finished up just 50% of the time.
So what events in August could derail the Dows record run? LPL Financials chief wealth strategist Matthew Peterson....More>>>
The Dow Jones todayprojected a 80-point gain Monday morning as markets reacted to Warren Buffett’s comments during Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s (NYSE: BRK.A) annual shareholder meeting over the weekend in Omaha, Neb. According to Buffett, Berkshire is currently holding $100 billion in cash thanks to returns on roughly $14 billion of investments made in the first quarter of 2018. Buffett....More>>>