Sector ETFs Reference

In conducting Daily, Weekly, Monthly (d-w-m) chart analysis, or for related blogs  on Support andVet0001 Resistance, including comments, the following list of Sector Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) along with their descriptions and other related information is provided in reference to avoid needlessly taking up space.   This list and reference is not a recommendation to buy/sell/short any of the ETFs listed, and at this time does not yet include all the Sector ETFs.  This page may be updated.  

In the blogs about, or comments referring to,   the  Sector Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) listed below you will find  links for more info, Pivot Points (PP), Supports (s1, s2), Resistances (r1, r2), and more for these Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs).

  •   Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSE ARCA: XLB)
  •   Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLE)
  •   Financial Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLF)
  •   Industrial Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLI)
  •   Sector SPDR Trust SBI Interest (NYSE ARCA: XLK)
  •   Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLP)
  •   Utilities SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLU)
  •   Health Care SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLV)
  •   Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLY)

 

 I. Sector Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) descriptions

( a) Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSE ARCA: XLB)

 Materials Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Materials Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies involved in such industries as chemicals; metals and mining; paper and forest products; containers and packaging, and construction materials. The Fund’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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( b) Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLE)
 Energy Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Energy Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries oil, gas and consumable fuels, and energy equipment and services. The Fund’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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( c) Financial Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLF)
 Financial Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Financial Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries diversified financial services; insurance; commercial banks; capital markets; real estate investment trusts (REITs); consumer finance; thrifts and mortgage finance; and real estate management and development. The Fund’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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( d)  Industrial Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLI)
 Industrial Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Industrial Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries, aerospace and defense; industrial conglomerates; machinery; road and rail; air freight & logistics; commercial services & supplies; professional services; electrical equipment; construction and engineering; trading companies and distributors; airlines, and building products. The Fund’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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( e) Sector SPDR Trust SBI Interest (NYSE ARCA: XLK)
 Sector SPDR Trust SBI Interest, formerly Technology Select Sector SPDR Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Technology Select Sector of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Index includes companies primarily involved in industries, such as information technology (IT) consulting, semiconductor equipment and products, computers and peripherals, diversified telecommunication services and wireless telecommunication services.It utilizes a passive or indexing investment approach to invest in a portfolio of stocks that seek to replicate the Index. Sector SPDR Trust SBI Interest’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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( f) Consumer Staples Select Sect. SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLP)
 Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to provide investment results that, before expenses, correspond generally to the price and yield performance of publicly traded equity securities of companies in The Consumer Staples Select Sector Index (the Index).The Fund typically invests in substantially all of the securities represented in the Index in approximately the same proportions as the Index. Under normal market conditions, the Fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities consisting of the Index. In addition, the Fund may invest in cash and cash equivalents or money market instruments, such as repurchase agreements and money market funds (including money market funds advised by SSgA Funds Management, Inc. (SSgA FM). It invests in industries, such as food & staples retailing, household products, food products, tobacco, beverages and personal products. SSgA FM serves as the investment adviser to the Fund.
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( g) Utilities SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLU)
 Select Sector Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund), formerly Utilities Select Sector SPDR Fund, seeks to provide investment results that correspond to the price and yield performance of the Utilities Select Sector of the S&P 500 Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from industries, such as electric utilities, multi-utilities, independent power producers and energy traders, and gas utilities. The Fund utilizes a passive or indexing investment approach to attempt to approximate the investment performance of the Index. The Fund’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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( h) Health Care SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLV)
 Health Care Select Sector SPDR Fund (the Fund) seeks to closely match the returns and characteristics of the S&P Health Care Select Sector Index (the Index). The companies included in the Index are selected on the basis of general industry classification from a universe of companies defined by the Standard & Poor’s 500 Composite Stock Index (S&P 500). The Health Care Select Sector Index includes companies from the industries, such as pharmaceuticals, healthcare providers and services, healthcare equipment and supplies, biotechnology, life sciences tools and services, and healthcare technology. Under normal market conditions, the Fund generally invests substantially all, but at least 95%, of its total assets in the securities comprising the Index. State Street Global Advisors acts as the Fund’s investment manager.
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( i) Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR (ETF) (NYSE ARCA: XLY)
 Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR Fund seeks to provide investment results that correspond generally to the price and yield performance of the Consumer Discretionary Select Sector Index (the Index). The Index includes companies from the following industries, media; retail (specialty, multiline, Internet and catalog); hotels, restaurants and leisure; textiles, apparel and luxury goods; household durables; automobiles; auto components; distributors; leisure equipment and products; and diversified consumer services. The Fund’s investment advisor is SSgA Funds Management, Inc.
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( z) Sector ETFs advisor related info: 
 State Street global Advisors   or “SSgA Funds Management, Inc. ” for more on SSgA:
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