We conclude our four-part ETF exposure review of the 11 sectors of the with today’s post.
The article presented the Communication Services, Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary sectors. The piece covered Energy, Financials, and Healthcare. And the post looked at the Industrials And Information Technology Stocks.
Today, we turn to the Materials, Real Estate and Utilities sectors.
Metrics from the U.S. Federal Reserve highlight:
“At 102.3% of its 2017 average, total industrial production in November was 5.3% above its year-earlier level and at its highest reading since September 2019.”
The Materials sector mainly includes firms that supply commodities or rely on raw materials in manufacturing and industrial production. According to the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), we are seeing “unprecedented growth in demands for raw materials worldwide, driven in particular by the rapid industrialization of…