Saturday, September 22, 2012

Week Ending 9/21/12 S&P 500, Asset Class & Sector Performance

*** Health Care was the big winner this week.  With gold & precious metals equities posting yet another weekly gain.  GDX has now made over 28% since July 26th when we told AFL newsletters subscribers to pick it up.

S&P 500 Index -0.36%
Asset Classes Sectors
Domestic Large Cap Value -0.66% Technology -1.07%
Domestic Mid Cap Value -1.51% Consumer Discretionary -0.24%
Domestic Small Cap Value -1.50% Financials -1.38%
Foreign Large Cap Value -1.06% Telecom 0.83%
Foreign Small/Mid Value -0.98% Industrials -2.04%
Domestic Large Cap Growth -0.41% Utilities -0.21%
Domestic Mid Cap Growth -1.23% Natural Resources -1.99%
Domestic Small Cap Growth -1.11% Real Estate -2.96%
Foreign Large Cap Growth -0.72% Health Care 1.77%
Diversified Emerg Markets -0.97% Energy -1.79%
Gold & Precious Metals 1.31% Consumer Staples 0.44%
Real Estate -2.96%
Broad-Basket Commodities -3.14%
Europe Stock -1.09%
China Region -1.18%
Japan Stock -0.83%
Latin America Stock -1.65%
Jon R. Orcutt, founder of Allocation For Life, is an asset allocation strategist and author of “Master the Markets with Mutual Funds: A Common Sense Guide To Investing Success”; Manager/Creator of the AFL Model Portfolios available for members of Allocation For Life in self-directed accounts at Folio Investing