Weekly Stock Market Recap – March 30, 2013

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THE BEST AND WORST STOCK MARKET PERFORMANCES FOR THE WEEK ENDING MARCH 30, 2013.

Performance leaders this week: 8 of 9 U.S. sectors closed the week higher. The health-care sector posted the largest gains of the week at 2.6%. The year-to-date U.S. sector leaders are healthcare at 14.4% and consumer services at 13.0%. The investable country leader for the week was Mexico at 4.6%. The year-to-date investable country leaders are Sweden at 21.3% and The Philippines at 20.3%. Crude oil led all ISA tracked commodities for the week with a 3.8% gain. Natural gas leads all ISA tracked commodities year-to-date with a 20% gain. The lowest ISA tracked performers this week were conglomerates (-0.1%), Spain (-7.4%), and Wheat (-5.8%).

Weekly Stock Market Recap - March 30, 2013

 

INTERACTIVE CHART OF THIS WEEK’S TOP INDEX PERFORMER

VIEW THE ISA U.S. SECTORS ETF EXCHANGE TRADED FUND INVESTMENT RESEARCH PROFILES

VIEW THE ISA U.S. SECTORS ETF EXCHANGE TRADED FUND INVESTMENT RESEARCH PROFILES

COUNTRIES MARKET RECAP

VIEW THE ISA MEXICO ETF EXCHANGE TRADED FUND INVESTMENT RESEARCH PROFILE VIEW THE ISA SWEDEN ETF EXCHANGE TRADED FUND INVESTMENT RESEARCH PROFILE

COMMODITIES, CURRENCIES, & INDICES MARKET RECAP

VIEW THE ISA OIL ETF EXCHANGE TRADED FUND INVESTMENT RESEARCH PROFILE

VIEW THE ISA NATURAL GAS ETF EXCHANGE TRADED FUND INVESTMENT RESEARCH PROFILE

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