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Sector Views

A look at the stock market through a sector lens.
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A look at the stock market through a sector lens.

All eyes turn to the consumer this time of year, but the picture may be a little more complicated than believed at first glance.
Schwab's view on the real estate sector, which covers companies involved in real estate and includes equity REITs.
Schwab's view on the consumer staples sector, which includes consumer items that tend to be viewed as household necessities.
Schwab's view on the utilities sector, which covers a variety of industries that generate and deliver power and water.
Schwab's view on the information technology sector, which covers most makers and providers of computer, data, and electronic equipment and services.
Schwab's view on the materials sector, which describes an array of commodity-related manufacturing industries.
Schwab's view on the financial sector, which encompasses the financial services industry and is often referred to by the acronym FIRE, for finance, insurance and real estate.
Schwab's view on the consumer discretionary sector, which covers companies that sell non-essential goods and services.
Schwab's view on the industrial sector, which includes providers of capital goods, commercial services, transportation services and infrastructure.
Schwab's view on the communications sector, including operators of telecom networks and providers of communications and data transmission services.

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