A fast notice earlier than all people scampers off for the vacations.
The affect of Know-how on indices for the reason that GFC is indeniable. However if you wish to see precisely what their weight appears to be like like on markets over that decade-plus period, try the Statista video above.
Or, you’ll be able to see Invictus making use of Bob Farrell’s guidelines to the Tosteern Slok’s FANGM work:
Time to invoke Farrell’s Rule #7? Markets are strongest when they’re broad and weakest once they slender to a handful of blue-chip names.
By way of Apollo’s Torsten Slok: pic.twitter.com/qsWPr9mlAC
— Invictus (@TBPInvictus) April 4, 2023
Ed Yardeni additionally noticed one thing related on the finish of Q1:
“Eight of the 11 S&P 500 sectors are down ytd, led by an 11.1% drop in Vitality and a 9.4% decline in Financials, whereas solely three are up ytd, particularly Communication Companies (18.4%), Data Know-how (17.5%), and Shopper Discretionary (9.6%)”
The three outperforming sectors are doing properly as a result of they embrace the MegaCap-8 shares, which as a bunch are up 26.5% ytd based mostly on their collective market cap. Excluding them, the market cap of the S&P 500 is up lower than 0.1% ytd…”
Among the many skilled economist set, Yardeni & Slok are must-reads for my part…