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As summer winds down, what sectors (other than technology) are interesting?

Has it only been 13 months since Donald Trump was sworn in as president?

As 2017 draws to a close, investors take stock (get it?) of sector performance during the year. Overall, financial assets, especially equities, have performed quite well.

As we move into the season of Pumpkin Spice Lattes, many sectors in the market have given investors more treats than tricks this year.

Summer months have a tendency to be unfavorable for the stock market. Empirical evidence has shown that average returns for the S&P 500 are negative during summer months.

Summer is finally here after only nine months of waiting. Now might be a good time to look at investments that have to do with the summer months.

The US stock market as depicted by the S&P 500 Index (SPY) (SPXL) (IVV) closed 2016 with gains of 11%.

The increase in interest rates has a ripple effect on the economy and the stock market (SPXL).

Despite the stellar run that financials (FAS) have had since the US elections in November 2016, financials are trading at very reasonable levels.