Every week I go sector by sector and start my analysis from scratch on both weekly and daily timeframes. This provides structural perspective to get a bigger picture outlook and then I work my way down to daily timeframes for execution and risk management purposes. This is what we call a top/down approach. Along the way, I also want to see how each sector is performing relative to the rest of the market. This relative strength analysis is usually a ‘heads up’ for what is to come on a more absolute basis.
Today, I want to focus on one of the most important sectors in the US Stock market and why the relative underperformance is something we want to keep on our radar. [Read more…]