As mentioned in our prior post, even though the S&P 500 declined slightly today, Health Care was actually able to outperform for a change as the sector rallied 1.0%.  The chart below shows the one-day performance of all 61 S&P 500 Industries, and leading the way higher with a gain of 2.67% was Health Care Technology.  In fact, three (HC Equipment, Biotech, and Pharma) of the top four performing groups today all came from the Health Care sector, and five of the six industries in the sector were up on the day.  On the downside, seven groups declined more than 1%.  Leading the way lower, Consumer Services (-2.22%), Energy Equipment and Svcs (-1.61%), and Tobacco (-1.51%) all declined more than 1.5%.

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