The GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Stock Market Sectors. Sectors are broad classifications of companies that describe a part of the economy. Knowing which sectors are in a BULL or BEAR cycle will help give you clues as to how the stocks/ETFs within those sectors will perform. A useful technique to track how sectors are performing relative to the S&P is to compare all the ETFs on one chart using percent gain as your axis against the S&P (SPY).
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