20130104 Moving Average Breadth

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20130104 Moving Average Breadth

A week like we just had typically rises all boats and this time was no different.  There were big surges across the sectors escorting breakouts galore.  This week seemed important over and above the Fiscal Cliff.  I believe it was a strong message that should be noted.

First the Total universe of 1898 companies posted over the $SPY

1-4-2013 Total Universe with SPY

Next I split the universe into 10 broad sectors

1-4-2013 Consumer DiscretionaryConsumer Discretionary (325)

1-4-2013 Consumer Staples

Consumer Staples (91)

1-4-2013 Energy

Energy (132)

1-4-2013 Financials

Financials (316)

1-4-2013 Health Care

Health Care (199)

1-4-2013 Industrials

Industrials (252)

1-4-2013  Materials

Materials (148)

1-4-2013 Technology

Technology (338)

1-4-2013 Telecom

Telecom (24)

1-4-2013 Utilities

Utilities (73)

These are custom indexes so you cannot invest directly in them, but there are plenty of ETFs available for each sector.  For me personally this is another form of relative strength, just with a broader lens .

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